“Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”
By Peter Zavitsanos and Levani Odikadze
There are countless weight loss strategies being used by millions every day. Advertising campaigns seek women as their primary targets because of the reduced cultural acceptability for obese females. Continue reading
Everyone knows or at least should know that to recover from an injury, the doctor usually orders you to get some R & R (in this case it is Rest & Rehab, as in this case you are definitely not relaxing but quite the opposite). I understand that during this rough patch you are restricted physically from your daily routines due to this blasphemous injury. Emotions might be high with frustrations and high contempt. But where most do not realize, there is a need for you to change your lifestyle – at least temporarily to alleviate the pain (physically and emotionally) that comes from an injury. Continue reading
On June 19, 2011, the Men’s Health Initiative supported National Men’s Health Month by participating in the Gary Papa Father’s Day Prostate Cancer Awareness 5k in Philadelphia.
“I’m looking for the face I had before the world was made.”
—William Butler Yeats
A playful child lives within every one of us. There is a smile that comes to our lips now and then, the same smile that blossomed on the face of the infant we used to be. That smile says the child’s still in there! Continue reading
It often comes several times a year to cities all over the world, causing thousands of individuals to fall victim to its trap. It feeds on the courage, will power, and determination, of its victims. As a result many individuals choose to stay from this “monster.” What could this monstrosity be? No, it is not any kind of undead creature but something more life altering towards your health. It is what is known as the “scary” health fair.
Welcome to another edition of factual Fridays. The leading health stories in the news are about polio concerns in China, more health concerns for those who have diabetes, new disease discovered, and a new FDA warning. Continue reading
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Last week we posted Part 1 of my interview with the Germ Guy, Jason A. Tetro (in picture to right). If you haven’t participated with our poll, please do today. At the time of this posting, it looks like the majority of people wash their hands at least 4 or more times per day. Like mentioned in Part 1, try to wash your hands more per day (as close to 8 to 12 times per day as possible). Below is the rest of the interview.
TJ (HealthyMenToday): So I have been asking you about washing hands and this phenomenon that does not get done enough times. So we need to practice people. Yes I am talking about practice..practice.. So let me take a step back and talk about hygiene as a whole.
I feel like preserving health is one of the definitions of hygiene – why is this not associated strongly to this like exercise is to maintain health?