• Importance of Podiatry in the elderly

    Importance of Podiatry in the elderly

    Podiatry is the health profession that is responsible for everything related to the feet, including research, prevention, and treatment. Podiatry in the geriatric field responds to a need. The elderly are a population group with a high prevalence of foot-related disorders. Periodic reviews by a podiatrist are essential to improve the quality of life of

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  • Grandparents Day

    Grandparents Day

    The “National Grandparents Day” is celebrated every year the first Sunday after Labor Day. It is a memorial day dedicated to grandparents within the family, a tribute to those men and women who have given us so much. What is the origin of the grandparents day celebration? It is said that the origin of the

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    Labor Day is a federal holiday celebrated in the United States on the first Monday of September. It has its origin in a parade held on September 5, 1882, in New York organized by the Noble Order of the Knights of Labor and inspired by a similar annual event held in Toronto (Canada). In 1884

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  • Learn about Senior Citizens Day

    Learn about Senior Citizens Day

    After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity. We are fortunate to live in a time when so many of our elderly are living lives of unexpected health and financial security, but such was not always the

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  • Kidney stones

    Kidney stones

    Your kidneys remove waste and fluids from your body to make urine. Sometimes when you have too much of some waste and not enough fluids in your blood, these wastes can accumulate in your kidneys. These waste bites are called kidney stones. There are four main types of kidney stones Calcium stones are the most

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  • ACCESS Services

    ACCESS Services

    The Department of Children and Families has an Automated Connection for Economic Self-Sufficiency program (ACCESS), which helps to promote strong and economically self-sufficient communities by providing food, cash, and medical assistance to individuals and families on the way to economic recovery. Access Florida Assistance Programs. Complementary Nutrition Assistance (SNAP). The Food Assistance Program helps people

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  • How can we whiten our teeth naturally?

    How can we whiten our teeth naturally?

    Sodium bicarbonate is very effective in whitening your teeth. However, you must be careful because, being an abrasive, used in excess can erode the enamel. The yellowish teeth cause an unattractive appearance and make us not too eager to smile. Many different factors can cause our teeth to turn yellow: smoking for many years, drinking

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  • Tuberculosis test

    Tuberculosis test

    What is tuberculosis? To know more about the tuberculosis test, we must first start knowing the disease. Tuberculosis (abbreviated TB or TB), alternatively and historically called tuberculosis, is a contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the lungs, but can spread to other organs. The most important and representative bacterial species causing tuberculosis is Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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  • Consequences of badly healed injuries

    Consequences of badly healed injuries

    Curing injuries correctly and permanently is important for health. The badly healed injuries carry a series of consequences that are prolonged over time, requiring a greater amount of treatments and, therefore, dependence on health services, orthopedics or physiotherapy that can be extended indeterminately. What are the most recurrent injuries and their causes? Regarding errors in

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  • Ten foods that harm our health

    Ten foods that harm our health

    Our body depends on what we eat, and not all foods bring us benefits, as some are harmful to health. Do you know what these foods are and why should not you include them in your diet? 1. Sausages The sausages such as pork ham, “longaniza,” salami, and mortadella are foods with a high content

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