Posted by admin on September 1, 2014

Deciding On Your Contraceptive Method

Men and women now have at least 15 different methods of contraception to choose from with most methods designed exclusively for women. With choice comes the question of which one best suits your individual needs and wants.

Contraceptive Method

Rate of Effectiveness

Before making your choice, you must first keep in mind that all of the contraceptive methods are effective if and when used correctly. Get more info…

Posted by Hugo Snowball on August 29, 2014

4 Ways to Protect the Sharks

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With upwards of 3 million viewers, saying Discovery Channels “Shark Week” is popular is an understatement. But the only way well get to enjoy “Shark Week” year after year is if we protect these majestic creatures. According to Ted Danson, author of , 9 out of every 10 sharks that inhabited the world in 1950 have vanished.

Check out these four ways to live a shark-friendly life:

#1. Dont support this fishy soup. The biggest reasons sharks are disappearing? “The answer is the relatively recent explosion in yet another seafood market, this one feeding one of the most controversial, wasteful, and certainly brutal fisheries in existence—shark fins,” Danson says.

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If you think $8.99 per pound is a steep price for salmon, consider that shark fins go for $300 per pound. Fl

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Posted by Leo Queale on August 28, 2014

How to Manage Pain in Winter

Elizabeth Michaelson Monaghan Reviewed by QualityHealth’s Medical Advisory Board

Does winter find you struggling with more than just the weather? If your aches and pains are worse during the colder months, you’re not alone: A 2011 study found that nearly 60 percent of people with back and joint pain reported greater discomfort in the winter. But it doesn’t have to be that way: Read on for tips to manage your cold weather woes.

Cold Weather Woe: Joint and Back Pain

“The influence of weather on rheumatic conditions [which affect the muscles and joints] remains controversial, despite attempts to dissect the direct impact of variables such as humidity, barometric (atmospheric) pressure, and temperature,” says Elliot Rosenstein, MD, medical director of the Institute for Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ.

Conflicting results in recent studies include a 2004 study of people with rheumatoid arthritis that found humidity aggravated the condition, whereas a 2013 study concluded it was low temperatures and only in middle aged patients. Fur

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Posted by admin on August 8, 2014

Getting Back Your Post-pregnancy Curves at Curves Aus

Many new mothers want to return to their pre-pregnancy curves within a few months, if not a few weeks, after delivery. While getting back in shape is, indeed, an admirable goal because of the health benefits, certain things must be considered before embarking on a post-delivery exercise program.

Post-pregnancy Curves

This is true for both do-it-yourself and professionally-administered exercises programs, the latter of which should be done in reputable fitness centres like Curves Aus. Get more info…

Posted by Hugo Snowball on June 25, 2014

The Second Quarter of 2014

So here we are againToday marks the 25% point of the year. Sorry its not an April fools joke.

The entire first quarter of 2014 has already passed- we are now three months into 2013. 90 days are gone forever.

Are you on trk with those New Years Resolutions? Are you on trk with your goals?

If you wanted to lose 20lbs this year are you down 5lbs already? If your goal was to do 250 workouts have you completed 62 ?

Its amazing how time passes so quickly. If you need a do-over then Im going to give you one. You can REDO your New Years Resolutions right now and get started all over again. Thats right Im letting you off the hook but dont waste a single second. Get more info…