Month: May 2015

Selecting a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program for Heart Health

Selecting a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program for Heart Health

A heart attack is a scary, life-changing event. You want to think that, once it’s over, it’s over, and you won’t have to worry about dealing with heart trouble again. However, nobody is simply able to forget about what happened, jump out of bed, and get back to normal. Before you start up your old routines, you’ll need to go through a cardiac rehabilitation program that will help you learn to live a heart-healthier life. (more…)

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Get Noticed: Ensuring Your Content is Indexed

Search Engine Optimization areas of importance

 

Everyone knows that there are some great perks to having a high search engine ranking. Your visitors can find you easily as well as brings you new traffic that equates to more money for your business. To get good search engine ranking, it is important to get your website indexed in search engines, such as Google, in addition to fully optimizing your website and content.

Since the Google algorithm changes frequently, you need to be indexed quickly and frequently in order for your website to remain relevant to the search engines. Having your original website content indexed swiftly by Google critically important to your business. Below are some helpful techniques to ensure that your new and existing web content gets indexed quickly. (more…)

Save a life: Become an organ donor

organ donor Reid hospital IndianaDespite medical advances and greater awareness of organ donation and transplantation, there remains a growing gap between the need for organs and the number of donors out there. According to the American Transplant Foundation, more than 120,000 men, women and children are in need of a lifesaving organ transplant today. An additional name is placed on the national organ transplant waiting list every 12 minutes, and on average, 21 people die each day due to lack of available organs for transplant. (more…)

Mammograms: Top 10 reasons you might be avoiding them

MammogramsSince its introduction on a national scale in the late 1980s, modern mammography has reduced the death rate from breast cancer by 30 percent, according to an article published in Health Physics. And thanks to advances in imaging technology, this lifesaving process has become increasingly accurate. (more…)

The health benefits of foam rolling

 benefits of foam rolling

As we age, we lose elasticity in our muscles, joints and connective tissue, causing stiffness and soreness. One way to alleviate these problems is with foam rolling — a safe and effective form of self-massage and stretching that uses a stiff foam cylinder to apply pressure to certain parts of your body.

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Health Risks of Smoking: Hugely Detrimental to Heart Health

Health Risks of Smoking to Heart Health

By now, most people are aware of the risks incurred by smoking, but the statistics remain sobering. The American Heart Association reports that cigarette smoking still causes more than 440,000 deaths each year, accounting for about one-fifth of total deaths in the United States today. (more…)