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13 Dec

Why Obesity In The US Is On The Rise (And How To Avoid It)

Since the 1980s, obesity in the US has been dramatically on the rise. As it stands, close to 40% of Americans are classified as obese, while 19% of young people (those between two and 19) are afflicted with the condition. These are startling statistics that suggest America has a severe problem when it comes to obesity, more so than any other country on the planet in relation to its population size

Posted by: Claire Bradshaw 13 December 2017

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12 Dec

What Conditions Are Covered By “Limited Mobility”?

With limited mobility, patients will need to consider the impact on their lives and careers and may have to apply for a disabled parking permit, specialized medical care, and even bespoke clothing to ensure they can be as comfortable as possible. In applying for certain things, you must prove that your condition is covered by the definition of ‘limited mobility’.

Posted by: Claire Bradshaw 12 December 2017

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10 Dec

6 Of The Tastiest Healthy Treats You Can Make At Home

We’ve all been there: though you promised yourself you’d be good and only eat healthily this week, you get home from a tough day at the office and those carb-loaded chocolate bars in the cupboard are calling your name. To tackle those dastardly sugar cravings, we’ve created a list of the tastiest healthy treats you can make from the comfort of your own home.

Posted by: Claire Bradshaw 10 December 2017

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8 Dec

7 Reasons Why You May Have Chest Pain

Chest pain is one of those symptoms that causes instant panic, but the truth is that a heart attack is not the only reason you might experience chest pain. Chest pain is a symptom of many conditions, both serious and minor, acute or chronic.

Posted by: Claire Bradshaw 8 December 2017

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6 Dec

What Is Good Cholesterol And How Can You Get It In Your Diet?

All cholesterol is not created equal. It is a very common misconception that cholesterol is simply bad across the board and that reducing it is always beneficial. There are two main types of cholesterol: HDL and LDL cholesterol (also known as 'good cholesterol' and 'bad cholesterol'), which are very different beasts and have very different effects on health.

Posted by: Claire Bradshaw 6 December 2017