Nova Scotia announces $1.9-million to bolster safety training for home care

Home support workers in Nova Scotia are getting almost $1.9 million to address concerns about violent clients and other safety issues. Paula Langille of the Health Department’s continuing care branch said Thursday the initiative will include non-violent crisis intervention training for nurses – a direct response to concerns raised in a meeting one month ago with home support agencies including […]

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Cardio-respiratory synchronization may represent a new measure of health and fitness

Observation of extended episodes of one-to-one synchronization between heart rate and breathing rate for athletes suggests their training specifically contributes to an enhanced connection within the nervous system. Researchers from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick have managed to expand the knowledge of the cardio-respiratory system after conducting an experiment measuring heart rate during fast-paced breathing. Published […]

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10 incredible health benefits of turmeric

If you’re using turmeric only for the occasional curry, you’re missing out. This wonder spice, made from the root of a plant in the ginger family, has amazing health benefits. These turmeric benefits will have you adding the spice to every dish you can. 10 PHOTOSHealth benefits of turmericSee GalleryHealth benefits of turmeric Decrease Inflammation The main reason people are […]

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Measles vaccination decided: Spahn brings a controversial bill in the Cabinet, and

Point victory for Jens Spahn (CDU). After months of discussions and debates of the Federal Minister of health has presented the draft law to a nationwide vaccination in the Cabinet. Thus should have to prove from next year, kindergarten children, pupils and various groups of adults, that they have been vaccinated against measles. After this year, already more than 400 […]

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High blood pressure: Could this unusual drink help lower blood pressure?

High blood pressure is a major health concern due to the major damage caused to the body’s organs. Pressure on the heart and blood vessels increases a person’s risk of a heart attack or stroke. High blood pressure can also cause heart and kidney disease, and is closely linked to some forms of dementia. Hypertension is the medical term for […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Three exotic foods that could lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person’s body not to respond to insulin properly. When this happens, the body doesn’t produce enough insulin, making blood glucose levels too high. If type 2 diabetes is left untreated, serious health complications can follow, such as nerve damage, kidney failure, heart attack and stroke. Eating a healthy diet is one […]

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Britney Spears Challenges Herself to an Extra 15 Minutes on the Treadmill: 'I Literally Hate It'

Britney Spears is passing her own fitness challenges with flying colors. The pop star has long been known to share her workouts with her Instagram followers, and on Monday, she revealed she had successfully challenged herself to spend a little extra time with one thing she typically dreads: the treadmill. Spears, 37, posted a video on Monday that she filmed […]

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Stomach bloating: This ‘friendly bacteria’ yoghurt may help to soothe the tummy swelling

Stomach bloating is an too familiar sensation. Many people have experienced that feeling like their belly is on the brink of bursting. It often follows an overindulgence of gassy culprits such as certain foods and drinks. Adding a certain ‘friendly bacteria’ to a yoghurt may help restore gut health. Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts promoted as having various health […]

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Prostate cancer: Feeling this sensation when you urinate could mean you are at risk

Prostate cancer does not have any major warning signs in the early stages, and it is unclear why prostate cancer occurs. Once the tumour causes the prostate gland to swell, or once the cancer spreads beyond the prostate, there becomes more obvious symptoms. A person’s urinating habits drastically change and are often a warning sign of prostate cancer. Feeling this […]

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