Month: March 2021

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Caring for the Elderly: Helping Aging Parents Prepare for Their Future

Preparing for retirement is one of the most crucial steps people need to take to secure their future. It’s an important strategy that helps people ensure that they will experience a happy life even when they get older. Unfortunately, not everyone knows the importance of preparing for the future. Some people think it’s always too …

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Understanding the Health Struggles of COVID-19 Fronliners

Working in healthcare is stressful even before the pandemic. Research shows that healthcare workers are vulnerable to mental and physical distress than those working in other industries. Sadly, about half of all physicians have experienced or are experiencing burnout. A significant percentage of physicians have also suffered from suicide. The COVID-19 outbreak is troubling. It threatens to …

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Touch Deprivation: The Other Pandemic

Many introverts may argue, but science says humans crave the stimulus of touch. For years, massage spas have improved health and well-being by providing physical therapy. In the absence of professional services, a piece of portable massage equipment can satisfy the craving. Across cultures, we express warmth and greetings via physical contact. In France, cheek kissing or …

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Singapore’s Odd Relationship with Chewing Gum

Some governments have intervened about their citizens’ intake of candy. A prime example is the “No Candy” law. This restricts adult strangers, especially registered sex offenders, from passing out candy to children on Halloween. This law is being enforced in U.S. states such as Missouri, Florida, and Ohio. But there’s one country that’s put a …

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How Much Should Exercise Recovery Really Matter to the Average Person?

Sports fans will have observed that top athletes don’t just go through extensive rituals to warm themselves up before a game or performance. They also pay special attention to the way they recover from exercise. For some, this can mean chugging an energy drink during timeouts, wearing compression garments, or getting the trainer to knead …

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Self-awareness Must Be Part of Your Exercise Routine

The latest fitness trends and statistics portray an interesting dynamic. On one hand, according to the US Department of Health & Human Services, over 80% of adults and adolescents don’t meet the guidelines on sufficient physical activity. On the other hand, since the pandemic began, demand for fitness equipment has soared. Usage of fitness apps …

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Curious if Botox is right for you? 5 commonly asked questions answered!

While there is undoubtedly a beauty and wisdom that accompanies the ageing process, if you are one of the many people who want to slow down the appearance of smile lines or wrinkles, there are a few ways you can do this. Chances are, you have probably already tried a myriad of facial creams and …

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