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The Right Use of Protein Powder

If you have attended a gym you must have heard talk about various types of protein powders. Consuming protein powders, whether as a shake or in some other form, is becoming more and more popular as a nutritional supplement. The truth is that protein powders are helpful in very specific circumstances but excess use may be harmful to the body.
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Pilates …The Next Step

For most participants, Pilates is safe enough to do every day and it is recommended that beginners do so in order to obtain the desired rhythm and develop consistency. Once comfortable with the movements, you may want to take advice from Joseph Pilates himself who said, “I recommend four times a week.” Sounds like sage advice.
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How Aerobic Workouts Will Boost Your Metabolism

Everyone knows that metabolism is the secret to weight loss, as it is responsible for the amount of calories the body burns as energy. In order to understand how aerobic exercise provides long lasting benefits, one needs to understand exactly what metabolism is and how it is affected by aerobic exercise.

Beat the Heat

There’s nothing better than the smell of campfires, the sound of crickets, a twinkling sky and a lemonade in hand. Noses twitching from the smell of a grill, sun dusted cheeks and the gentle glide of sailboats add to the experience. Complete with the joyful noise of children playing outside, this summer scene sounds pretty much perfect.
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Forever Young

Staying young is a lifestyle. No, I’m not talking about a lifestyle of becoming Hugh Hefner or Mrs. Robinson, although more power to you. I’m talking about a lifestyle that simply makes you feel your best. Exploring, discovering and manifesting at any age is the ideal way to “anti-age.” But because you are only human, you’ve likely found yourself contemplating some non-conventional means to smooth a few lines and hide a few imperfections. You’re not alone, but let’s admit it: The silver fox just knowing he looks all silvery buying you a cocktail is a lot more attractive than Billy Botox barely able to crack a smile. Keeping it simple with some of Mother Nature’s treasures while taking preventative measures at each stage of life show fine lines that you are already fine!

A Roadmap to Healthy Aging

Residents of the U.S. are generally living longer these days, but more and more of them are developing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease, which will shorten their lives and boost medical costs. Some 133 million adults almost half the adult population now have a chronic health condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Is Your Child Too Busy?

These are typical explanations and complaints from children and parents in regards to their busy schedules. Clearly, some kids have too much to do and not enough time to do it and it’s hard to tell if it’s due to their parents’ pushing or youngsters trying to keep up with their peers. Whatever the reason, one thing’s for sure—something’s got to give. Is your child too busy?

Should Girls Who Aren’t Sexually Active Be Vaccinated Against HPV?

The root cause of cervical cancer, the genital human papillomavirus (HPV) can occur in men and women alike, almost half of sexually active individual contracting the virus at some point in their lives. Still, not all carriers show signs of infection; depending on the type of HPV one is infected with, the condition can be asymptomatic or can manifest through warts that appear in the genital area or in the upper respiratory tract.
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Redmond Burke, MD: A 3D Printed Heart to Save a Child’s Life

Time was running out for young Adanelie Gonzalez, a four-year-old patient at Miami Children’s Hospital who had been born with a serious heart condition, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC). Even after two complex open-heart surgeries and multiple cardiac catheterizations, she would tell her parents, “I just can’t breathe.”