Everyone makes mistakes in life, especially around their health. When you were younger you probably felt invincible, and didn’t consider what you were putting into your body when it came to eating food or drinking alcohol. Most people don’t drink enough water, or get enough sleep either. If you are looking to improve your health, then here are several top mistakes that you should avoid making. Not dealing with your stress levels If you want…"Top Mistakes to Avoid If You Want Good Health"
PHOENIX – A widespread Arizona Medicaid scam that has left an unknown number of Native Americans homeless on the streets of metro Phoenix is being declared a public health state of emergency by the Navajo Nation as fraudulent sober living homes lose their funding and turn former residents out onto the streets. The emergency declaration was issued late last week by the Navajo Nation Commission on Emergency Management and signed this week by Navajo Nation…"Medicaid scam declared public health emergency in Arizona"
World No Tobacco Day is an annual awareness campaign observed on May 31st, organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners. This day aims to raise awareness about the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption worldwide. Smoking is a detrimental behaviour that not only poses risks to our internal organs but also has visible consequences on our external appearance. As research progresses, the alarming…"World No-Tobacco Day 2023: How smoking wreaks havoc on your skin, hair, and eyes | Health"
Are you taking proactive steps to look after your health? If not, it’s so important to start now. When we’re young it’s hard to imagine that one day we’ll be older and the decisions we’re making right now will affect our health, but thats the reality. Living well in the here and now will give you more energy and improve your mental health, and you also set yourself up for a healthier future. From taking…"Proactive Ways to Look After Your Health"
In the first part of this series, we reviewed recent research into the role of the CB2 cannabinoid receptor in cancer proliferation. This week we turn our attention to another fascinating aspect of CB2 function: its impact on psychiatric and mood disorders despite not being concentrated in the central nervous system (CNS). After all, the CNS is the domain of its sibling, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor – the primary target of THC and the mediator…"Mental Health & the CB2 Receptor"
Exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) air pollution is linked to an elevated risk of dementia even at levels below the existing US, UK, and European air quality regulations. Exposure to air pollution increases risk of dementia, says new study (Shutterstock) The findings of the study were published by The BMJ. More limited data suggest that exposure to nitrogen dioxide and nitrogen oxide might also be a risk factor for dementia. Many uncertainties remain, so…"Exposure to air pollution increases risk of dementia, says new study | Health"
Gone are the days when powerlifting was considered a ‘man’s workout’. Despite more and more women taking it up over the last few years, myths associated with this form of exercise continue to persist. Fitness influencer Amrapali Patil started lifting weights over eight years ago and hasn’t looked back ever since. A common question Patil is often asked as a woman is why she prefers powerlifting over cardio. And her answer is clear: “Lifting weights…"(Power) Lift Karade | Health"
Women are more prone to daily stress than men as most of the working women have to juggle multiple roles of a mother, caregiver to elderly, and breadwinner for the family. In addition to this women in India usually face discrimination and inequality and may not have the same opportunities and access to education, healthcare and employment. The root cause of this could be the attitude of society towards women or the stereotypes that see…"Mental health tips: 3 effective ways for women to beat daily stress | Health"
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) approved its final rules for the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act on Dec. 27. The Act was originally created through the passing of Ballot Measure 109 in November 2020, which was later codified into law as ORS 475A. The OHA’s final rules were created through recommendations from the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board, the Rules Advisory Committee, and public comments. Initially the OHA released its first subset of rules in May 2022,…"Oregon Health Authority Finalizes Rules for Psilocybin Services Act"
Did you know that you can give your dog CBD? Yes, you can! There are so many benefits to offering CBD to your pup. Still, not many dog owners know all of the benefits CBD offers. The trouble is, where can you get CBD for your dog? And how much CBD should you give your pet? It’s okay if you’ve got a lot of questions about giving your dog CBD; don’t worry! It’s totally understandable…"6 Health Benefits of CBD Oil for Dogs"