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10 Facts On Blood Transfusion

10 Facts On Blood Transfusion

Blood transfusion saves lives and improves health, but many patients requiring transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood. The need for blood transfusion may arise at any time in both urban and rural areas. The unavailability of blood has led to deaths and many patients suffering from ill-health. An adequate and reliable supply […]

Country Where Tampons May Cause A Security Alert

Country Where Tampons May Cause A Security Alert

A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse and alarm security staff, writes the BBC’s Claire Read. Cairo airport’s security screening starts at the door to the terminal buildings. Only passengers are allowed in. Even before check-in, they have to put their belongings through the large scanners, have their tickets and […]

Staying Up Late and Sleeping In on the Weekends Is Bad for Your Health

Staying Up Late and Sleeping In on the Weekends Is Bad for Your Health

When the weekend rolls around, many of us can admit to staying up later and sleeping in longer than usual. Because hey, that’s what weekends are for, right? Turns out, you might want to think twice before turning into a night owl on the weekends. If you’ve got a regular sleep schedule during the workweek […]

Signs You’re Consuming Too Much Caffeine

Signs You’re Consuming Too Much Caffeine

    If you’re like most adults, caffeine is part of your everyday routine. Millions of people consume this stimulant daily in forms like coffee or tea. They need it to wake them up and keep them alert and going. Normally, it doesn’t pose any health issues. But are you in a situation where you […]

How To Drink Green Tea For Weight Loss

How To Drink Green Tea For Weight Loss

If you like tea, and you like healthy beverage options, you’ve joined the ranks of the other 158 million Americans who are enjoying a cup on any given day. It’s estimated that last year, over 80 billion—that’s right, billion—servings of tea were consumed by the tea lovers of America. That translates into roughly 3.60 billion […]

5 Great Protein Sources That Aren’t Meat

5 Great Protein Sources That Aren’t Meat

1. The Best for Dieters What They Are: Nuts and seeds How Much Protein You Get: Almonds and pistachios have about 5–7 grams per ounce; macadamias and hazelnuts have 2–3 grams per ounce. Why They’re Great: Packed with protein as well as healthy monosaturated fat and fiber, nuts are surprisingly filling. This could be why […]

Music for a Healthy Mind and Body

Music for a Healthy Mind and Body

Patients having an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) test must lie very still for 30 to 60 minutes, often enclosed inside the machine’s tube. Because of that, the most valuable piece of equipment in MRI testing often isn’t the multimillion-dollar scanner. It’s something that costs far less—the headphones that many centers put on patients so they […]

4 Legit Excuses To Take A Mental Health Day

4 Legit Excuses To Take A Mental Health Day

Staying home from work when you’re sick is a no-brainer. Sure, we all know those people who still come in with a nasty cold because they want to prove that a virus isn’t going to stop them from performing their role—we’re a country of chronic workaholics, after all. But for the most part, we know that […]

The 4 Kinds of Naps and What They Can Do for You

The 4 Kinds of Naps and What They Can Do for You

Naptime, noun: Something you resist your entire childhood, then guiltily crave for the rest of your life. Sound about right? Well, more and more scientists are finding that naps not only can improve your health but also could make you better at everything you do. You can even tailor them—with surprising accuracy—to your mental and physical […]

6 Ways to Reset Your Chaotic Brain

6 Ways to Reset Your Chaotic Brain

Awhile back, I took my team offsite to the Wanderlust Yoga Festival in Lake Tahoe—an opportunity to walk my own talk about how rest can interrupt the intense demands we place on ourselves, clicking us back into our natural state of flow, creativity and productivity. We left straight from the office one afternoon after an […]