Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Stop stress at work, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 2 days, 2 hours ago
There is an app for just about everything these days. Some of the latest apps available are designed specifically to help users combat and control stress. Owaves, by the iPad, let users diarise stress-relieving […]
Jesse wrote a new post, 5 Apps that Make Healthy Living Easier, on the site Motivation Station 3 days, 13 hours ago
You carry your smartphone with you everywhere. You want to get fit. These two things are not unrelated.
An explosion of health and wellness apps take away a lot of the guess work – and lazy excuses – that […]
Jesse wrote a new post, The Skinny on Summer: How To Avoid Common Summer Diet Pitfalls, on the site Motivation Station 1 week, 1 day ago
Summer is a fantastic time for food: backyard barbeques, happy hours al fresco and overflowing farmer’s markets are just a few of the things to love about this time of year, but the fact that we are out at parties and celebrations more, or that we are travelling and eating outside of our normal routines, can create the potential for unhealthy…[Read more]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Eating and exercise intensity, on the site All Good Things 2 weeks ago
I’m often asked how eating patterns should change when exercise levels are increased.
Whether it’s running, gymming, cycling, surfing or swimming, the answer will ultimately vary from person to person, but keep […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, What’s the Deal with Late Joiner Penalties?, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 2 weeks, 1 day ago
If you’ve heard the rumour that if you join a medical scheme post 35 years of age, you’ll bear late joiner penalties for the rest of your life – it’s true. If you’re approaching 35 and still not covered, then you […]
Jesse wrote a new post, Time Flies in July, Don’t Let it Slip Away, on the site Motivation Station 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Don’t Let Your Vacation Time Slip Away
Was I the only person shocked to look at the calendar and see “JULY” in big letters at the top? If you can find May and June, let me know, because I seem to have lost […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Using less salt in your winter comfort foods, on the site All Good Things 2 weeks, 2 days ago
With the colder weather we eat more stews, curries, roasts and soups, and the temptation to grab a big, convenient, warm takeaway instead of making a quick healthy meal at home definitely increases.
Indulging in warm comfort food is natural, but it’s important to keep an eye on salt intake as these types of food tend to have a high salt…[Read more]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Take some pumpkin…, on the site All Good Things 3 weeks, 1 day ago
There’s no reason why winter food has to be bland and boring.
Add some colour to your meals with pumpkin – it’s a great source vitamin E and the antioxidant beta-carotene which our bodies use to make vitamin A, plus it’s really easy to add to a whole lot of meals.
Cut in half, remove the seeds and skin and then…[Read more]
Jesse wrote a new post, America’s Doctor, a British Comedian and Your Health, on the site Motivation Station 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Dr. Mehmet Oz, television’s favorite physician, appeared before the consumer protection panel of the Senate for testimony about the use of his image and name by Internet marketers. But the conversation centered […]
Jesse wrote a new post, 5 Ways to Make Your Home Sustainable, on the site Motivation Station 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Alright folks, today I wanted to share some practical advice on sustainability; a side passion that many of my friends neglect. Saving money and reducing our environmental footprint is always a safe way to […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Fun Ways to Stay in Shape This Winter, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Winter is the time of year we traditionally put on weight. That thicker layer of softness around the middle is due to hot chocolate-drinking and comfort food-eating. And, of course and more importantly, […]
renierv wrote a new post, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, on the site HIV and Aids 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Now is the time to get yourself and your partner to go for a HIV test.
HIV testing shows if a person is infected with HIV. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV […]
Jesse wrote a new post, You Don’t Have to Be a Soccer Fan to Get Inspired by the World Cup, on the site Motivation Station 1 month ago
So you don’t like soccer; you can’t name a member of the U.S. squad and don’t know what all of the excitement is about. Maybe you dislike sports in general. Maybe you have no idea who won the last World […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, KAUAI’s preview of Original Eating-inspired menu items with Prof Tim Noakes & Dr Mol, on the site All Good Things 1 month ago
Last week Friday, KAUAI Canal Walk was buzzing with activity!
Not only were there delicious, freshly prepared tasters of KAUAI’s Original Eating-inspired, low carb menu items for invited media and other guests to […]
Sarah Davies wrote a new post, Back pain, joint pain, headaches? Take the stress test: , on the site Sarah Davies: Managing pain and restoring healing 1 month ago
FEELING TIRED BUT WIRED?
When you are under stress, your body responds by releasing adrenaline. Your heart rate increases, you breathe faster, glucose is pumped into your system and your muscles contract – essentially your body gears into “flight or fight response” and your muscles prepare to take action. A certain degree of stress is normal…[Read more]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Getting a Non-Clinical Job in Healthcare, on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 month ago
Generally, when we think of the professionals making a difference in healthcare, we picture the doctor or nurse who is on the front lines taking blood pressure and prescribing treatment. However, many non-clinical […]
Terrence Stoker wrote a new post, Buying or renting medical equipment , on the site What's Wrong with Medicine 1 month ago
Many of us will be in positions where we will require incredible machines to aid us in health. These could be ventilators, dialysis machines, etc. The machines themselves could be used by those more able than us, […]
Lesley Scott wrote a new post, Making healthy, hearty winter meals, on the site All Good Things 1 month ago
Gone are the days when summer alone could claim healthy meals as its own; winter meals can be just as healthy while still being satisfying and hearty.
All it takes is a bit of planning so that you have all the ingredients you need. Here we take a look at 5 winter items to have in your kitchen for nutritious, winter-warmer meals:
Jesse wrote a new post, Living Large: These nonagenarians will inspire you, on the site Motivation Station 1 month, 1 week ago
Run a marathon? I could never do it. I’m not strong enough (yet).
Go skydiving multiple times? Sounds like tempting fate. I’m not brave enough (yet).
Leave home unannounced to attend an international memorial? How would I get there? What about tickets? No way!
These are just three examples of recent news-making nonagenarians whose actions…[Read more]
ajhart wrote a new post, Cannibalism Is Very, Very Bad For You, on the site Rhymes-n-Reason 1 month, 1 week ago
On Thursday 12 June South Africa was confronted by a horrible little news story about a jealous man who had killed his rival and was found eating the victim’s heart. There are 1000 reasons why cannibalism is […]
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