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  • 50 Ways to Fight Colds and Flu

    A few weeks ago, as I was writing an article on deadline, I started to come down with the flu: fever, chills, runny nose. Doggedly, I tried to push on with my work, but my concentration was waning and my brain felt foggy. Defeated, I had to leave my office, take a Chinese herb formula for cold and flu, and crawl into bed with a cup of echinacea tea. That article ended up being three days late, but what I did was the most important part of fighting illness get plenty of rest.

  • Infographic: Baby Boomers Turn 50 Facts and Tips

    By the year 2015, 45% of the U.S. population will be 50 or older. However, staying healthy has become a prevalent trend for this age group. 82% of adults 50 and older use the Internet to research health and wellness. Since 1987, the amount of Americans heading to the gym age 55 and up has increased 266% (making it the fastest growing age group among gym members). Over the next decade, U.S. baby boomers will spend $1 trillion dollars on wellness-based services, a significant increase from the previous amount of $200 million.

  • 10 Foods You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

    eggs - must have foods picture - LocateADocA person’s kitchen supply reflects so much about the person and his overall health condition. While it is very essential to be mindful of your health, it is also important to always have certain food in stock in case you need a grab-and-go meal. Listed below are some of the foods you must always have in your kitchen.

  • The Bipolar Diet -- Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

    Even though many doctors and psychotherapists prescribe medication to patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, there are several ways to self-manage the symptoms of the disorder and keep its effects under control. Eating certain foods and taking certain types of supplements can help to reduce the risk of severe mood swings and other symptoms associated with bipolar disorder, and even though there is no specific “bipolar diet”, patients can improve their lifestyle and enjoy a better quality of life by optimizing their nutrition plan.

  • Do I need a Psychologist or a Psychiatrist?

    Depression Picture - LocateADoc.comWe often get confused regarding whether to consult a psychologists or a psychiatrist for help on our mental health problems. Psychologists and psychiatrists are just two professionals with separate roles in the mental health industry.

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    Plastic surgeons and patients have favored CoolSculpting technology for a few years now. This new and exciting approach to removing fat has allowed plastic surgeons to provide patients with a method of obtaining that ideal figure without going under the knife. Because this technology is so new, you may have a few questions about it.

  • Nicolas Cage - Jim Carrey - 50 Cent - Cosmetic Dentistry - LocateADoc.com

    Stars are always in front of a camera, whether it is for film, television, or just for paparazzi photos. These three celebrities have all had some cosmetic dentistry done to help them look better in front of the watchful eye of fans.

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