Other Disease & Disorders

How to Maintain Energy Levels throughout the Workday

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It’s one of the most frustrating problems people face during the week – trying to maintain high energy levels throughout the busy workday. There are various ways to help keep energy up during the day and we’ll touch on several of the most effective and scientifically proven methods. Read More…

Common Types of Injuries in the Workplace

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Employees are constantly at risk of becoming injured, especially in high risk job fields. No matter what type of job you might have, there are several common types of injuries that you should be particularly weary about. Read More…

Don’t Believe Everything You Read…

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The Department of Health and Human Services issued a warning to consumers earlier this week regarding false claims being made on various types of supplements on the market. The study found that about 20 percent of labels on weight loss and immune system booster supplements were misleading or made illegal claims. Read More…

Hyperventilation Syndrome and Panic Attacks

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Panic attacks are an unusual mental health disorder. They’re called anxiety disorders, because those that experience panic attacks often either have anxiety issues or experience a significant amount of anxiety during the attack. Yet for most people that suffer from panic attacks, the experience is largely physical. Many of the symptoms are very real, and mimic symptoms of heart problems. Read More…

New Studies give Tips to Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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Two new studies – one focusing on exercise and the other on diet – show promising results in reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is an all-too common disease often effecting people who are overweight and eat a poor diet. Read More…

HIV Patient Cured of the Virus with Bone Marrow Transplant

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Timothy Brown is the first person to ever be cured of HIV. CNN recently reported the good news, saying Brown received a bone marrow transplant with an “HIV-resistant mutation”. The news was reported at the 2012 AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Read More…

Study Finds More than 98 percent of Adults Don’t Follow a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

A recently published study found that less than 2 percent of Americans follow seven critical behaviors that can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the U.S., so this research yielded especially alarming results. Read More…

Urinary Tract Infections in Women May be Caused by Chicken


A new published report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests contaminated meats, particularly chicken, cause many of the six to eight million annual cases of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. In fact, contaminated chicken is the cause of as many as 85 percent of UTI cases, according to the report. Read More…

More Promising Research about the Benefits of Interval Training


There’s no doubt that exercise can be quite time consuming, which the reason many people avoid doing it altogether. However, we’ve discussed specific ways to exercise here at Promote Health that can cut your exercise time in half while providing the same, if not better, health benefit. This method is called high intensity interval training, or HIIT, and several clinical and university studies have proven its effectiveness in the past. A new study further proves HIIT is a time efficient and effective way to exercise. Read More…

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