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What Are the Best Working-from-Home Jobs?

Posted by on May 28, 2016

It is pretty interesting to work from home, because you have total freedom. You are the one who establishes a schedule, and you do not need to worry about the distance to work, about what you are going to wear, and so on. There are various jobs from home people can get if they want to make some extra money. There are many who have a permanent home job, and who manage to live just fine. What options do we have? One of the home jobs people can get is the translator-interpreter. As you can imagine, in order becoming a translator, or an interpreter, or even both, you need to know the foreign language very well. It is very important to...

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Should Older People Avoid Surgery?

Posted by on May 27, 2016

Although for most older people a hospital is like a refuge, it becomes clearer and clearer that the hospitals can be very dangerous places, especially for the elderly. Furthermore, the hospital itself is not such a big problem, but the procedures that may be performed there may be a source of worrying, especially when it comes to surgeries. Although older people can undergo surgeries, most of the times they can be more life-threatening than helpful. Moreover, according to the researchers involved in this new study, which shows how dangerous surgeries can be for nursing home people, it seems that even very simple procedures, such as...

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Fitness Level Reduces Death Risk Regardless of BMI

Posted by on May 27, 2016

According to a recent research, fitness level is extremely important, as it is able to reduce the risk of death. This occurs regardless of the body weight. Even if the body weight has remained the same, but the fitness level has been increased, the chances of death have been reduced. The study which appeared in “Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association”, was conducted on men, but researchers believe that it can be applied to women as well. Fitness level reduces death risk 14,345 men, the majority being white and from the middle or upper class, participated to the study. Researchers discovered that men who...

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In Sickness and in Health? Not so Much

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Pat Robertson, the famous religious broadcaster caused lots of controversy, when he stated that it is all right if people divorced from their spouse who suffered from Alzheimer’s because the disease is, in a way, a type of death. He addressed his message to his “700 Club” viewers, and his message caused lots of reactions. Outraged by the Message Some of the viewers were shocked, others were outraged. There were many people who made complaints to the Christian Broadcasting Network, where the “700 Club” is broadcasted, that the message delivered by Robertson is un-Christian and immoral. People were outraged by the...

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What to Eat to Prevent Cancer

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Along with heart disease, cancer has become a great threat for the humankind. More and more people suffer from cancer at a very young age and this is partially blamed on the unhealthy food consumed today. Although maybe many individuals would like to change their eating habits and try organic, healthy food, the fact that fast food and uncooked products are more convenient and less expensive prevent them from doing so. However, there are some types of food that are cheap and provide the organism with many benefits. Cancer Can Be Avoided by Eating the Right Food Garlic is the most important spice that can prevent cancer. It has...

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Should You Get Eye Insurance?

Posted by on May 25, 2016

If you have eye problems, you might be aware of the fact that health insurance usually doesn’t cover eye exams and getting new lenses or frames. They only cover eye care if you have a medical issue. However, there are numerous vision plans you can use, which will absorb some of the costs you need to pay at the eye doctor. Benefit and Discount Plans; Which One Do You Prefer? There are two main types of vision plans:  benefit and discount. The vision benefits allow you to use a fixed amount of money in exchange for a membership fee. You need to pay X amount of money, to be able to use Y amount of money. There is also the...

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Working Memory Deterioration Reversed in Monkeys

Posted by on May 25, 2016

According to researchers, the cause of age-related memory loss, which can make us forget where we put certain things for example, has been reversed in monkeys. The study scientists restored a chemical imbalance in the brains of the elderly monkeys, and as a result, the aging brain cells were turned into young ones. As a result, the brains of the old monkeys were able to sustain working memory, through which the brain can keep an piece of information for a brief period of time. Working memory improved in monkeys Researchers have used monkeys as model for human brain studies for a very long time now. However, that does not mean...

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