To be in good health and be in shape, one needs to stay active physically and mentally in addition to daily, proper nutritional intakes. Depending on your age bracket, it is good to know the following: your cholesterol and blood sugar levels, blood pressure readings and weight, immunization status, and family history of illnesses or

Life can cause fatigue

Fatigue is a common complaint about 6 to 7.5 percent of the US population with an estimated annual cost of more than $136 billion to employers in lost production time. There are three components of clinical fatigue: a perception of generalized weakness affecting the ability to initiate activity easy fatigability reducing capacity to maintain activity and
Screening, in health care, is a  process of testing for an unrecognized disease or illness in asymptomatic individuals with the goal of early intervention and management and thus reducing mortality and suffering. a negative aspect associated with any screening test is that it may lead to unnecessary tests and interventions, which may harm an individual, defeating

Don’t worry be happy

Depression is a major public health problem and a leading predictor of functional disability and mortality, affecting work and family life. Unfortunately, most adults with depression never see a mental health professional, and substantial numbers of depressed patients remain undiagnosed or undertreated. Diagnosis of major depression requires a minimum of five symptoms, including a depressed mood with
The main purpose of an antibiotic is to control or eradicate a potentially harmful bacterium, virus, or fungus that invades our otherwise healthy body. Antibiotics are often overly prescribed by health care providers, either due to habitual prescribing habits or through pressure from patients who demand their providers to prescribe an antibiotic for an ailment

Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning is an ongoing process that involves the patients, their family, members, and health care providers, making plans for the patients’ current and future medical care. It should be proactive, appropriately timed and integrated into routine care. Furthermore, it should be revisited every time a person’s medical condition changes. It reflects a patient’s
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Building a Balanced Meal

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