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Anatomy and Function of the Digestive System

The digestive system is essential to the human body. It helps break down the foods we eat into smaller components that can be absorbed by the cells in … [Read More...]

Hip Fracture in Older Adults

Hip Fracture in Older Adults Causes Hip fracture in older adults can be caused or sustained from a variety of causes. It is quite common for … [Read More...]

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Medicines and Drugs During Pregnancy

Talk with your obstetrician before taking any medicine, especially if you have any preexisting medical problems. The following medicine is considered … [Read More...]

Hysterectomy, When is it necessary?

What conditions lead to the need for a hysterectomy? Hysterectomy is performed based on several causes such as ovarian cancer, cancer of the uterus, … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours everyday sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Nutrition

Metabolism Test for Basal and Resting Metabolic Rate

After weeks of frustration trying to lose weight I decided to get a metabolic assessment at my club. The goal of the test is to find two points in my … [Read More...]

How to Set a Weight-loss Goal

Now that we know how to use metabolic rates to lose weight we can set a weight loss goal. Again, we will use my situation to set a weight loss goal. … [Read More...]