Northwest Georgia News: Health & Fitness

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Health & Fitness

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Wednesday 06/22/2016
Smart Swimsuit
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Helping women look and feel like the beautiful people they are may not sound like a typical business model but it’s what’s worked for one American company.

more »
Thursday 06/16/2016
Look Younger, Longer
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Men seeking a more youthful appearance should remember that their skin is different from women’s-thicker and with larger pores—and needs special skin care products geared to them. By age 50 or so, men’s skin starts to lose its ability to stay hydrated, leading to skin sagging, wrinkles, dark circles under the eyes and large pores that become more visible. Another way to keep up a more youthful, put-together appearance is to be sure your facial hair is soft, neat and healthy looking.

more »
Friday 06/03/2016
Tote Your Wine in Style
Updated: June 04, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For anyone who ever wished for an easy way to take a beverage on the go, a GenieBag will grant that wish. At first glance, a GenieBag looks like a designer handbag. But the unique design of GenieBags allows them to serve as stylish, discreet, and effective beverage carriers.

more »
Tuesday 05/31/2016
Sensitive Skin Solution
Updated: June 01, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Skin care experts agree: Sunscreen is the No. 1 method of protecting skin from the damaging effects of the sun’s UVA and UVB rays. However, for those with sensitive or acne-prone skin, chemical sunscreen filters used in traditional sunscreens may irritate skin. Avoiding necessary sun protection, on the other hand, can lead to premature skin aging.

more »
Thursday 05/19/2016
Hair-topia: Top 10 cities for guys with facial hair
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Beards are all the rage these days, but if you’re a guy with scruff, some places are more welcoming than others. So where are the hottest havens for the hairy? The annual list of "Most Facial Hair Friendly Cities in America" from men’s grooming leader Wahl is here and thanks to this year’s winner, it’s hotter than ever.

more »
Enhance Your Summer Look With These Style Tips
Updated: May 20, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As we head into summer, it's important to find accessories that show off your style, while brightening up your wardrobe. Since summer brings an explosion of bold colors and vibrant patterns, this season's trends are no different.

more »
Wednesday 05/18/2016
Head to toe, simple ways to keep skin and hair healthy and looking great this summer
Updated: May 19, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Warm weather, bright sunshine, cool dips in the pool — many of the best aspects of summer can cause dry skin and damaged hair. Winter may get the blame for chapped lips and chill-chafed fingers, but summer can be just as hard on your skin. In some ways, it’s even worse!

more »
Tuesday 04/26/2016
7 sweet gifts for Mom
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Show mom just how much you love her by showering her with sweet gifts straight from the heart. From a breakfast fit for a Queen, to a “berry” sweet chocolate surprise, to quick and easy gift ideas and sweet homemade treats, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your family’s leading lady and make this Mother’s Day one to remember!

more »
Wednesday 04/20/2016
An Eye To The Earth
Updated: April 21, 2016 - 3:30 am

(NAPSI)—A unique beauty treatment for the eye can help make the world a better-looking place. That’s because in honor of Earth Day, Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable purveyor of quality skin and hair care, will donate 100 percent of net profits, up to $50,000, from special editions of Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado to the not-for-profit Recycle Across America. The funds will be used to create standardized recycling labels for schools. Kiehl’s has already raised $300,000 for the organization.

more »
Thursday 03/31/2016
Simple and Easy Ways to Update Your Beauty Routine
Updated: March 31, 2016 - 3:30 am

(StatePoint) Although beauty secrets are often kept confidential, some are willing to pass on their tips to help others update their beauty routine.

more »
More Fashion, Beauty And Fitness
Thursday 06/23/2016
When Is A Moody Teenager A Cause For Concern?
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Most teenagers are sad or moody at times. But depression is something different. A person with depression feels sad or down most of the time for a period of at least two weeks, and loses interest in activities he or she once enjoyed. Depression is a serious condition that can impact a teen’s performance at school or work, as well as his or her interactions with family and friends. Studies show that one out of every eight teenagers has depression. When depression is severe—known as major depressive disorder, or MDD—it can cause great harm, including an increased risk of suicide.

more »
Wednesday 06/22/2016
10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's [Infographic]
Posted: June 22, 2016

(BPT) - - Alzheimer’s is not normal aging – it’s a fatal disease. Although many associate Alzheimer's with memory loss, the disease may appear through a variety of signs and symptoms that usually develop slowly and worsen over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Every 66 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s, but diagnosis is often delayed due to low public awareness of the early signs of the disease. Experts from the Alzheimer’s Association have developed the 10 Warning Signs and symptoms that everyone should learn to recognize in themselves and others. Visit alz.org to learn more.

more »
Five Fast Facts about PARAGARD® (intrauterine copper contraceptive)
Posted: June 22, 2016

(BPT) - Teva Women’s Health, Inc., the maker of PARAGARD® (intrauterine copper contraceptive), a copper-releasing device that is placed in a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy for up to 10 years, recently conducted a survey of 1,000 U.S. women ages 18-34 to understand what some women know about IUDs (intrauterine device). Of the women surveyed, 80% believed they had an understanding of how an IUD works, but in reality, over half of women had misinformation about IUDs. To help educate women about the only IUD that is highly effective without the use of hormones, Teva Women’s Health, Inc. presents five fast facts about PARAGARD® below. PARAGARD® does not protect against HIV or STDs.

more »
Poor Posture Takes a Toll
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you're feeling sort of tense and achy, it may be because of poor posture.

more »
Tuesday 06/21/2016
5 Tips for Managing Diabetes With the Help of Your "Diabetes Dream Team"
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - You may have seen in the news that diabetes has become a public health epidemic, affecting more than 29 million people in the United States. What you may not know is that if not treated properly, diabetes can affect many areas of a person’s health.1

more »
Can An Aspirin A Day Keep The Doctor Away?
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—Aspirin is a familiar over-the-counter medicine that reduces pain. Taking a low-dose or “baby” aspirin every day has long been recommended to people who have had a heart attack or stroke, so they can prevent another one. Evidence now shows that for people aged 50 to 69 at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, aspirin can help prevent a heart attack or stroke from happening in the first place and, if taken for five to 10 years, can also help prevent colorectal cancer.

more »
Monday 06/20/2016
Emerging trends in nursing instruction signal shifts across education
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - When patients are treated as individuals, they become engaged, active partners in their care plan and their health outcomes improve. This shift in providing customized care to patients is also being adopted by nurse educators, who are applying a similar approach that sets up nursing students for success in both the education and clinical setting. The customization of care is also a driving force behind four growing trends across education: individualized instruction, experiential learning, educating for cultural humility and increased access to education for military students.

more »
Protect Your Family From Mosquitoes Six Ways
Updated: June 21, 2016 - 3:31 am

(NAPSI)—According to the World Health Organization, as many as 3 to 4 million people may be exposed to the Zika virus in the next 12 months—but you and your family don’t have to be among them. To combat the Zika virus–carrying Aedes mosquito, the use of personal insect repellents is already surging in many places where the virus has been reported.

more »
Break Through
Updated: June 20, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) Consumers today increasingly rely on connected devices to research products and services before making purchases – so it’s no secret that small businesses need to focus more of their marketing resources than ever before on online strategies.

more »
Help Fuel the Simple Joys of Summer for Kids in Need
Updated: June 20, 2016 - 3:31 am

(Family Features) Summer is about fun and freedom – and to most kids, it means months filled with playing in the sun, swimming at the lake or playing baseball in the park. However, more than 22 million children may lose access to free or reduced-price meal programs when school lets out.

more »
More Health And Wellness