Archive | September, 2015

Back Surgery Recovery: 7 People You’ll Need For Support

Recovering from surgery might look painful or lonely, but it doesn’t have to be. While inconvenience and recovery pain are unavoidable, you’d be surprised at how many people are willing to help if you ask. When assembling your back surgery recovery team, here are 7 people you’ll need for support. 1. A Designated Driver You […]

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Heart Valves: 3 Ways They Behave Like School Crossing Guards

Remember your elementary school crossing guard? As you approached the intersection, she’d raise her paddle to halt traffic and let you cross the street safely. Once on the other side, she’d allow traffic through again. Those school crossing guards behave very much like your own heart valves. Your heart valves move blood in one specific […]

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6 Dangerous School Sports And How To Prevent Injury

Athletes are favored highly in the US, whether it’s professionals or Little Leaguers. A great deal of emphasis is put on success in sports for young athletes, which adds pressure to play. Unfortunately, so much pressure to continually play school sports comes with a lot of injuries. Here are 6 dangerous school sports and how […]

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A Family Emergency Plan Checklist To Teach Your Kid How To Respond

A 9-year-old calmly asks his grandmother to call 911 while giving CPR to his little sister who had just fallen in the pool, reports a May 2011 CNN story. Incidents like these where small kids perform heroically in the face of an emergency happen more often than you think. Although we think of kids as […]

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