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A Vegetarian Diet Can Help You Lose Weight, But Only If You Don't Do These Things

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Eating more vegetables is a simple and effective goal to adopt if you wish to lose weight. However, it’s easy to get tempted to push things further and consume a diet that is fully vegetarian. While there’s little debate that a vegetarian diet can help you to achieve your goal, you may struggle if you make a series of oversights that many vegetarians make. Here are some things that you don’t want to do if you’re using a vegetarian diet to lose weight.…

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How To Fight The Flu This Season

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With kids back in school, it’s inevitable that the flu may hit your household at some point. It’s important to take some precautions in order to prevent germs from taking over your home and putting you out of commission for too long. See below for some tips on how to fight the flu this season. Get A Flu Shot Be sure to get your flu shot before the start of the flu season.…

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3 Things To Look At When Choosing A Medicare Advantage Plan

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A Medicare Advantage plan can be a great alternative to original Medicare. It will help you cover your health care costs and can even include prescription drug coverage. If you have decided that this is the right option for you, you could be shopping around for your options. These are a few things that you will want to look at when choosing a plan: 1. Deductible and Premium Costs First of all, since you are probably signing up for a Medicare Advantage plan so that you can save money on your health care, you will probably want to look at the costs that you will be expected to pay.…

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Your Elderly Parent Had A Stroke: What's Next?

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Being at the hospital and being informed your elderly parent has a stroke can be not only confusing but terrifying. Understanding what’s happened it’s just the beginning of the journey you and your parent will take toward recovery. There are some things you’ll need to do before leaving the hospital that will make your parent’ situation easier: Ask for Telestroke Sessions In the hours that follow your parent’s stroke, they could be eligible for medication that can slow or reverse stroke effects.…

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4 Types Of Medical Equipment To Help With Limited Mobility

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Whether you are recovering from an injury or you have limited mobility due to your advanced age, you may find it necessary to use a device that is designed to help you get around easier. There are several types of devices that can be purchased from a medical equipment supply company that may be of assistance. Any of these devices can help you feel more independent and move safely in your home or while on the go.…

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5 Tips For Helping Your Parent Adapt To Assisted Living

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If your elderly parent will soon be moving into assisted living, they are far from alone. Around one million Americans currently live in an assisted living facility, and that number is only expected to grow along with the aging population. Assisted living is a convenient and practical option for many families, allowing seniors to live in a comfortable home with on-site medical care, social and recreation opportunities, and day-to-day assistance. Here are five tips for helping your parent adapt to assisted living:…

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3 Immunizations You May Need As An Adult Senior

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Most adults make the assumption that immunizations are pretty much over with once they are an adult as long as they get all of the necessary shots when they were a child or teenager. However, there are immunizations that are necessary even in adulthood, especially once you get older. There are a handful of immunizations that are recommended for seniors, either because this age brings on more risk of certain illnesses or diseases or because it has been a lot of years since a vaccine was given.…

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Considering Donating Your Eggs To Help Others? There Are A Few Things To Consider First

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Whether you have a deep-seated desire to help women become mothers who would not otherwise be able to do so, or you would like to make some extra money, donating your eggs is one way to do either. Thanks to the modern advances in fertility medicine, fertile eggs can be harvested from a healthy female, fertilized, and then implanted into a female who cannot produce a fertile egg on her own.…

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What You Need To Know As The Parent Of A Child With Choroideremia

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Thanks to genetic testing, parents often find out whether their child has an inherited health condition before birth. While this has its advantages, being told that your child will be born with any sort of ailment or deformity can also be scary. If you’ve been informed that your baby will be born with Choroideremia, here are the answers to some of the questions you’re likely to have. What causes Choroideremia?…

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Will Your Child Develop Nearsightedness?

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Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a common problem for children that is easily corrected with the help of eyeglasses. However, it is important to try to prevent the development and progression of the eye condition. If you suspect your child has myopia, here is what you need to know.   Is Your Child at Risk?  For some children, the risk for myopia is genetic. If a parent has it, your child has an increased chance of also developing the eye condition.…

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