Browsing Archive April, 2016

10 Ways to Improve Your Memory

10 Ways to Improve Your Memory

There are times we all forget to return an email, phone call, or even misplace the car keys. With so much data already occupying space on our brains, we tend to forget. You're not alone. Everyone forgets things occasionally. Still, memory loss can be annoying and for millions a daily. Normal aging can cause some ...

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Philly HIV Vaccine Conf.

Philly HIV Vaccine Conf.

HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed annually on May 18th. This observance provides an opportunity to recognize and thank the many volunteers, community members, health professionals, and scientists who are working together to find a safe and effective preventive HIV vaccine. It is also a day to educate ...

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Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month

June is Men's Health Month. Make the awareness event count by taking part in health education events and activities in your community. Check here for details. Men should make their health a top priority and take daily steps to be healthier and stronger. There are many easy things that can be done every day to ...

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Your Fitness & Travel Schedule

Your Fitness & Travel Schedule

The majority of my health blogs and topics manifest from running usually while I’m traveling. For instance, I recently went on a peaceful 3-mile run along San Antonio’s beautiful River Walk on a clear and sunny day and wondered how many fellow fitness companions were local in comparison to visitors on business or ...

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Zika Facts

Zika Facts

Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have concluded, after careful review of existing evidence, that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. Zika virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread to people primarily through ...

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Study: See Gains w/Less Exercise

Study: See Gains w/Less Exercise

Researchers in Canada say recommendations for people to get at least 150 minutes of exercise per week to maintain health are overblown, suggesting in a study the level of physical activity needed for health benefits could be lower for many people. The "move more and sit less" proposal by researchers at the ...

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Health Disparities Shame America

Health Disparities Shame America

African American health disparities in America has persisted since slavery, through the industrial age to present day. The ugly facts of racial health disparities is that many are preventable. But you might not know that after reading the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America. A 2013 Centers ...

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