Ladies, Lets Learn Your “Numbers” for a Healthy Heart

Ladies, Lets Learn Your “Numbers” for a Healthy Heart

The American Heart Association wants women to start paying attention to their “numbers,” numbers meaning certain levels within their body that should be monitored and checked regularly to make sure their heart is healthy! Some of the levels that are monitored include triglycerides, cholesterol, and blood pressure. There is a chart that has been made for women to be able to keep track of their numbers so they are constantly monitoring what they need to pay more attention to, and how to get those levels to where they should be. To all the women reading this blog, it’s time to feel empowered! The chart below shows you what numbers are on target, and which you should stay clear of.

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How Workers Can Beat the Heat

How Workers Can Beat the Heat

There are many workers around our country and the world that are exposed to extreme heat conditions while on the job every day. It is hard enough to do strenuous work at cool, normal temperatures, but there are working conditions where intense temperatures are a common occurrence and manual labor is the titled position. Workers who are fairly new on the job and not experienced with high temperatures are the most at risk, as are those who wear heavy and bulky protective clothing.

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Methadone Alert: Methadone blamed for 30% of Painkiller Overdoses

Methadone Alert: Methadone blamed for 30% of Painkiller Overdoses

Many people today have witnessed someone they love, or known somebody who has lost their lives trough the battle of drug addiction. When you hear or think about someone dying of a drug overdose, you wonder what drug took control of that person’s life. Prescription pain killers are the number one cause of overdose deaths in the country. Methadone although only accounting for 2% of painkiller prescriptions in the United States causes over 30% of pain killer related overdoses, this is more than heroin and cocaine combined. Clearly, by hearing this one fact, you can tell how highly addictive and dangerous the drug methadone is.

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10 Fun & Creative Ways to Turn Your Office into a Healthy Haven

10 Fun & Creative Ways to Turn Your Office into a Healthy Haven

Working at the office can easily turn into an unhealthy lifestyle routine. Once that routine is established, it is oh so hard to break this vicious cycle. What do we mean by unhealthy lifestyle? Well here is an example: lunch time rolls around the corner and nothing sounds better than ordering delivery for a large plain pie from that delicious pizza place around the corner. Two hours later, you’re still hungry, and you are now snacking on a bag of Doritos from the office vending machine. Picture this, a combination of eating the pizza, snacking on the chips, and not moving from your desk for about 5 hours. Sound too familiar? We know.

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Instant Drug Testing In All Its Glory: Urine Drug Testing vs. Oral Drug Testing

Instant Drug Testing In All Its Glory: Urine Drug Testing vs. Oral Drug Testing

Employers today have a lot to consider when they are hiring an employee for their company or corporation. First, they will determine whether the candidate is qualified to fit the position, and how well they will be able to adjust to their new working environment. Once this decision has been made, there is a something else that needs to be determined; will this well qualified person be able to pass a drug test?

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