Health

Top Reasons Why You Need to Switch from Glasses to Contact Lenses

Summary: Many people are switching to contact lenses and for good reason. There are a variety of benefits that glasses owners simply cannot match. The debate over glasses and contact lenses continues to rage on with pros and cons flying all about. The truth is, there is no “right” option. Your decision should depend on […]

How to Shop Carefully Online for Contact Lenses

Summary: Ordering new contact lenses online can be a risk if you aren’t looking in the right places. Online stores have become the mecca for consumers who are looking for a simple way of obtaining things without having to leave the comforts of their homes. With that being said, medical devices like contact lenses are […]

Are Contact Lenses Good for Sports?

Summary: Contact sports requires perfect vision, especially in a fast-paced game like basketball or football. Here are some reasons why you should switch to contact lenses. Wearing contact lenses for physical activities might seem like a dangerous idea, but it can actually benefit you more than wearing actual eyeglasses. For sports such as football, baseball […]

The 2018 Farm Bill is Legalizing Hemp and CBD Across the US

The new 2018 Farm Bill is upon us, and it has many growers wondering how it will impact the federal legalization of hemp and CBD. The previous farm bill, signed by former president Barack Obama in 2014, allowed hemp to be grown in certain environments, such as college institutions, provided it was used for research […]

Add-Ons to Take Your Massage to the Next Level

Summary: There are various add-ons you can get at the spa to make your next massage more enjoyable and worthwhile. It is easy to get caught up in your daily routines. Some people fall into the routine of waking up, going to work, heading home, and then getting ready to sleep, only to do the […]

How Massage Therapy Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Anxiety

Summary: Massage therapy can provide a number of benefits that can reduce anxiety symptoms. A massage is often considered a luxury, but research has indicated that a massage may actually help treat anxiety and other mental heath conditions, such as depression. There are common misconceptions about massage therapy and whether it can actually help physical […]

Benefits of Walking 10,000 Steps a Day

Taking 10,000 steps daily is equivalent to walking 5 miles. Expect in the case where a person has a very active profession or lifestyle, this figure is rarely achieved on its own. Generally, to walk 5 miles a day, a person would need to put in some effort in their activity. This would imply consciously […]

Keys to building a stronger immune system

Many healthy practices can help you to develop a stronger immune system. We are in the thick of our winter and stronger immune system can help you to stay healthy and brush-off cold and flu that is more common this time of the year. Maintain your exercise routine: No matter how bad the outside weather […]

How a Dentist Examines Your Teeth

A dental exam is very routine, but for many people it holds a special place of fear. There’s really no reason to be nervous about it, but if you haven’t been in a while you may have some questions or some bad memories. The first thing you should know is that an exam and cleaning […]

The History of the Pregnancy Test

If you go as far back as ancient Greece or Egypt, you’ll find evidence that there were attempts at predicting whether a woman was pregnant. Ancient Egyptians used a rather peculiar method, watering wheat and barley bags with the urine of women believed to be pregnant. Germination of the seeds would be an indicator that […]