Building Strength, Without Moving a Muscle

Building Strength

Think you need a lot of equipment to build strength? Well, you can do it on your own without moving a muscle. This article outlines how. When you think of strength training, what image comes to mind? Probably someone is struggling and sweating with barbells and dumbbells, or straining against a shiny high tech machine.

10 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Save Money Prescription Drugs

Online pharmacies, discount cards, plans that offer free medication… Find out how to save hundreds of dollars on prescription drugs. Prices for prescription drugs have skyrocketed in the last couple of years –A 7.1 percent hike in 2004 alone, according to a market study released by AARP. With the escalating costs and the ever-higher number

Dairy, Calcium, and Weight Loss

Dairy Weight Loss

You eat your vegetables every day. You exercise. You take a multivitamin, and perhaps a dietary supplement such as soy, fish oil, hoodia cactus, or a calcium pill. However, you’re still tipping the scales. What’s the catch? According to recent research, if you’re struggling to lose weight, you may be skimping on dairy products. Many

Proactiv Solution Products: A Review

Proactiv Solution Review

Created by Guthy-Renker and endorsed by numerous celebrities, Proactiv Solution® is the number one selling product for acne. It claims to heal current blemishes and stop new ones from forming. Unlike most “spot treatments” acne medications available over the counter, You can use Proactiv Solution on the whole face or other acne-prone areas such as back, chest,

Beat the Summer Itchies – Fleas, Mosquitoes, and Chiggers – Know the Enemies

Beat Summer Itchies

If you’re covered in red welts, itching, and scratching like a cat on a new couch, then you’ve probably been flea, mosquito or chigger bitten. Although other insects can put the hurting on a body, it’s more likely that you’ll see the offender if you’re looking at spider bites, fly bites or bee stings. Often,

Introducing Solid Foods to Your Baby

Solid Foods Baby

Maybe your baby is giving you clear cues that he’s ready to taste what you’re having. Or maybe you can’t wait to emerge from a feeding splattered with peas. Whatever your reason, there are things you need to know before starting your baby on solid foods. As I looked at my four-month-old son the other

Understanding HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act

Although HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) became law in 2003, most Americans don’t understand just what HIPAA is or what it provides for them. Some grasp that it protects their privacy and confidentiality but HIPAA also offers easier access to someone’s own medical records. To understand HIPAA, the act must be broken down

How to Get Pregnant: Understanding Your Fertility Signs

Your body sends you fertility signals every day. Learn to read them, and you can get pregnant quickly, and maybe even choose the sex of your baby! There are three methods of fertility prediction: evaluating cervical mucus, charting basal body temperatures, and checking your cervix. With a little know-how, you can plan your next pregnancy

Laughter is Good for You!- The Benefits of Laughter Therapy

Laughter is more than just an enjoyable activity. It is very beneficial to the body and mind. It doesn’t cost a cent and it is highly contagious. But is laughter really the best medicine? Read on and decide for yourself. Everyone enjoys a good laugh, don’t they? If they don’t, they should! Laughter has many

The Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

We have all been told that breastfeeding is the best way to feed newborns, but what are the advantages to extended breastfeeding? How can continuing to breastfeed your baby as he becomes a toddler benefit both of you? Extended Breastfeeding is defined as nursing a child past the age of one year.  In the US,