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Nurses get more up close and personal with sick patients than anyone else. And yet it's vital for them to stay healthy: They've got hard work to do, and can't be ill around patients with compromised immune systems. We've heard countless times that it's essential to take care of ourselves before taking care of others—you know, the whole "secure your oxygen mask before assisting others" drill—bu...

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Το ανοιχτό κίτρινο χρώμα είναι το “φυσιολογικό” για τα ούρα μας αλλά μπορεί να αλλάζει στη διάρκεια της ημέρας ή ανάλογα με τη διατροφή μας. Τα ούρα μπορεί να γίνουν πολύ πιο ανοιχτόχρωμα ή πολύ πιο σκούρα, με πορτοκαλί...

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From better mental health to a longer life, the benefits of exercise are seemingly endless. But with so much information out there about how much you should be exercising, it can be hard to figure out the sweet spot—and it's easy to assume that more is always better. The good news? You probably need to move less than you think to reap the health benefits, says Edward Phillips, MD, founder and di...

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Το πετάρισμα του ματιού, το οποίο ονομάζεται επίσημα μυοκυμία βλεφάρου, οφείλεται σε ακούσιο σπασμό που προκαλείται από νεύρο ενός μυός του ματιού. Τα βλέφαρα είναι ιδιαίτερα ευαίσθητες δομές του ανθρώπινου σώματος, ε...

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Your weekends are precious — you'll want to make the most of them. You’ve probably worked all week with one target in mind — getting to the weekend and then doing something useful with it! Yet often when you actually reach the weekend, it tends to fizzle out and not quite live up to your expectations. The following top 10 tips aim to help you make the most of your weekends — so that by th...

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9 Things In Your Home That Cause Thyroid Problems Thyroid disease and nonstick chemicals are back in the news again, once again providing a warning that we should all scan our houses for hidden sources of these chemicals.    In a 2014 study, published in the journal Epidemology, scientists found that more than 10% of people exposed to drinking water contaminated with perfluoroctanoic...

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7-reasons-your-teeth-hurt

There's nothing more aggravating or borderline debilitating than tooth irritation. And along with the pesky pain comes the daunting reality that you could have a dentist appointment in your near future involving Novocaine, a root canal, and a 3-day recovery. But before you call out of work, line up your Netflix queue, and beg a friend to come over for support, it's important to consider the many r...

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  Μπορεί να πλένετε τα χέρια σας μετά από κάθε επίσκεψη στην τουαλέτα, αυτό όμως δεν είναι αρκετό για να είστε προστατευμένοι από τα μικρόβια. Πολλά σημεία του σπιτιού αποτελούν εστίες μικροβίων, ακόμη και αν αυτό δε...

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kids-supplements

Do I have a kids multivitamin that I love? Not so much. I’m a big believer in serving nutrition on a plate – not in a pill. That said, there are a handful of kids supplements that should be in regular rotation. These three kids supplements will only do a body good. This is true for kids struggling with eczema, allergies, and mood swings. And it’s true...

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Garlic lovers will surely appreciate this new study, and so will their friends and family: Raw apples, mint, and lettuce contain chemicals that can destroy the volatile compounds that cause smelly breath after eating the pungent spice, according to a new study from Ohio State University. The researchers hope their findings may lead to a new pill for garlic-induced halitosis, but for now they say t...

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