When You Should Stop Your Obstacle Race Training: Pains To Take Seriously

There are often trends in workout styles and competitions that ask participants to push their bodies to the extreme and beyond. One such activity is known as an obstacle race (such as Spartan races or the competitions performed on the television show, American Ninja Warrior). While competing in such races can be fun and exciting, the training and races themselves can cause you to experience a wide variety of aches and pains. Read More 

3 Healthcare Jobs To Keep You On Your Toes

If you want to work in the healthcare field but the stereotypical 9 to 5, clinical setting is not for you, there are ways to break out of the monotony. By finding healthcare jobs in various settings and interesting patient populations, you are sure to find a job that keeps the workday interesting. Traveling Nurse Take your nursing career to the next level by becoming a traveling nurse. This profession is ideal if you enjoy moving frequently and having various types of job responsibilities. Read More 

Atherosclerosis And Vascular Surgery: How Can You Maintain Low Cholesterol Levels After Surgery?

If you recently underwent vascular surgery to treat atherosclerosis, your doctor may prescribe you special medications called statins to reduce your cholesterol levels once you arrive home. Although the medications may improve your chances of survival post-surgery, you may want to make a few changes yourself that help ensure that you stay on track to good health. If you don't maintain good health, such as eating nutritious foods, your cholesterol levels may increase and endanger the success of your vascular surgery. Read More 

Tired Of The Bum Rush At Your Doctor’s Office? What Are Your Healthcare Options?

If you feel as though you're being hurried out the door every time you schedule an appointment with your primary care physician, you may be wondering what you can do to get a more comprehensive level of care. With insurance policies becoming more and more complex (and reimbursement rates dropping), many practices are feeling the financial pressure and adapting by attempting to squeeze as many patients as possible into a limited time frame. Read More 

5 Tips For Reducing Dry Eyes

Whether they are due to aging or certain medications, dry eyes can feel quite uncomfortable. In fact, it can be difficult to concentrate when your eyes are itching and sensitive to light. The good news is that making some simple changes can relieve this issue. Here are five helpful tips for reducing dry eyes: Purchase a Humidifier Indoor air can get quite dry in the wintertime, which can make your eyes suffer. Read More