Archive for February, 2014

How to Find the Best Workout Apparel

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Did you know that roughly 42.7 million Americans have health club and gum memberships in the United States? Many people like to work out because it helps them look better, feel better, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. With that said, in many cases, fitness gear like workout apparel for women, running attire for women and all sorts of fashion sportswear are immensely popular.

Fitness stretch fabric is one of the top items associated with workout apparel for women. On that note, fitness stretch fabric can provide a comfortable temperature while running and exercising by breathing and also capturing heat. Fitness stretch fabric is light for comfort while working out, which allows one to work out comfortably while maintain

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What the Future Holds for the Hair Loss Treatment Industry

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There just might be a new hair loss treatment strategy in the works. Right now, though, you’ll likely only benefit from it if you’re a mouse.

That’s because the method is still being tested only on lab mice at this point, according to researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. If scientists decide it’s a viable form of combating hair loss diseases like alopecia areata, telogen effluvium and male pattern baldness, it might become a contender in the fairly small field of hair loss treatments. Currently, about 40% of men will suffer from noticeable hair loss by the time they reach the age of 35, but they really only have about three choices available to them when it comes to advanced hair

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Know Which Three Scenarios Warrant a Visit to an Eye Specialist

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Most people know when they need to see the doctor, or the dentist, but do you know when to see an eye doctor specialist? When it comes to your eyes, there’s definitely some murky ground between what is in the realm of the eye doctor and what can be handled by your general doctor.

Pop quiz!

If your eye is injured, who should you go to? The doctor, or an eye doctor specialist?

If you said the eye specialist, you’re wrong. Immediately following an injury, you probably need to go to the emergency room in order to receive care that could save your eye. Afterwards, for follow-up, you might go to your eye doctor. If you’re interested in getting the best care for your vision, then here are three scenarios that mean visiting the specialist first.

Eye Infection

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Everything You Need to Know About LASIK Eye Treatments


Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

You’ve probably not familiar with that particular medical procedure (at least by name), but it’s almost a guarantee that you know what happens during it. Ever heard of LASIK laser eye surgery? That’s the long, complicated, medical-speak version of its name. Contrary to popular belief, though, medical professionals don’t just make up fancy names for procedures for the heck of it. Each term has its own specific definition in relation to its function, for example:

  • Laser-assisted: Utilizing state-of-the-art laser technologies
  • In situ: Latin for “in position,” refers to where the surgery takes

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Understanding Vaccines and Why They’re Good for Children’s Health

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There’s a debate raging in the modern world of pediatric care, and it’s all over the future health of our children.

Concerned parent groups have taken issue with vaccines and immunizations, claiming potential links to autism and other developmental problems in kids. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics all assert the safety and, most importantly, the effectiveness of getting children vaccinated when they’re still infants. So, who’s right?

To answer that, we must first look at the numbers.

  1. A child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could have been prevented with a vaccine, UNICEF reports.
  2. The odds of a child developing a serious side effect from a vaccine are approximately one in a million.

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