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Falling in Love with My 4 Legged Furry Guest

Posted on Aug 08, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

“A Dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” - Josh Billings...I am a mother of three happy, healthy boys. On days when the boys are not in school and the TV is not on in the family room, you can pretty much imagine a wrestling ring on my carpet with three contestants sparring all the time. Needless to say it is an uphill task..

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June Is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Whether the man in your life is a dad, uncle, grandpa, brother, husband, or just a friend, you wish a long and healthy life for them. June is Men’s health awareness month and the perfect time to get those routine exams and tests done and be proactive about their health. Men are more susceptible to prostate and colorectal cancer than women not to mention the risk of heart disease.

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Honoring Dad on Father’s Day

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

June is for celebrating the fathers in our lives. We have set aside the third Sunday in June to celebrate the patriarchs of our society for all they have done and sacrificed for us. This celebration of fatherhood and male parenting started early in the 20th century as a complement to Mother’s Day. It was initially proposed by Sonora Dodd in 1909 and had its first celebration on June 19, 1910

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Fighting Parkinson’s

Posted on May 27, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Parkinson’s is one of the many common degenerative disorders affecting millions of people around the word. It is a central nervous system disorder that affects the motor system of the body. Rigidity, immobility, imbalance, shivering, etc. are some of the major symptoms of this disorder. There is no complete cure for this disorder, but technology has helped reduce the pain and hassle.

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Celebrate Memorial Day Safely

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

The last Monday of May is our day to honor those who have served our country. Originally known as Decoration Day after the Civil War, it is now known as Memorial Day. It is also the unofficial start of summer and can include barbecues and trips to the beach or pool. It’s not only important to understand what Memorial Day stands for, but to make sure we celebrate it in a safe manner.

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Hope For Education

Posted on May 09, 2017 by Gazala Bohra

Come join me on a little stroll down the dust ridden lanes of Girirajpura, a small village in SawaiMadhopur region of Rajasthan India. The mud houses lining the street are small, mostly one room establishments. The village population is somewhere between 500 to 1000 people. On a typical summer day when the temperatures soar to 100 degree Fahrenheit, you can still find groups of little boys.

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Remember Mom on Mother’s Day

Posted on May 05, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Every second Sunday in May, we set aside a special day to remember and honor our moms. It doesn’t need to be something major, but we should all make it a point to honor the woman who gave birth to us and raised us into the people we are today. It’s just a simple way to respect and honor all the sacrifices she made so that we can be happy and grow up to become better people.

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Wheelchair Cushions: Make the Right Choice

Posted on May 01, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Many people need to use a wheelchair in order to maintain their mobility and independence. This inevitably presents a potential problem to the user: pressure points. Below is a great diagram to illustrate how those in wheelchairs face multiple pressure points. To avoid these, it’s important to choose the right seating cushion for your chair and need.

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Going the Ergonomic Way - Ergonomic Aids

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

The term ergonomic basically means designed for efficacy, ease, and comfort in the working environment. The world has switched to ergonomic appliances and devices so as to ease the process of rehabilitation and making patients more comfortable. In the health sector, technology has helped us develop ergonomic aids that are specially designed to improve the process of rehabilitation.

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All about Motor Disabilities

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 by Taikhum Sadiq

Motor disabilities are physical impairments that can impede movement, coordination, or sensation. They include weaknesses and lack of muscle control. Motor disabilities are a result of injuries to one or more of the most important parts of the body. There are two types of disabilities based on the kind of injury sustained by the body.

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