Why Employers Insist on Clear Drug Tests

Consuming opiates can damage health and affect psycho-physical abilities in humans. Employers are aware of this irrefutable fact, so they’re asking their workers to do regular drug tests. However, this is an area with many controversial opinions, especially since the use of marijuana for medical purposes has become popularized. Drug testing is not a pleasant experience. Employees can refer to […]

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Top Tips for Travelling with a Disability

A recent article in The Telegraph estimated that around 4 million disabled people in the UK do not travel. Information resources can be few and far between, with disabled travellers feeling little support from travel companies. In the above article, Angus Drummond explains his diagnosis with muscular dystrophy at the age of 23 and how this has impacted his physical […]

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7 ways to keeping your body healthy & having fun

Ideally, people would spend at least 5 days a week doing a 30-minutes balanced workout program of flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular exercises. But, for many, this is neither appealing nor realistic as exercising often feels like work. The goal here is to encourage people to make physical activity something they can enjoy long-term. It’s all about finding the right activity […]

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3 Things to Consider Before Buying a Motorized Wheelchair

A power wheelchair is a great way for disabled people to gain some independence.  With navigational controls and an electric motor, users can regain their mobility and move around in a more practical manner than they can in a standard non-electric model.  However, as there are a number of models on the market, it pays to do your research before […]

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Upcoming Procedure And My Worries

At the end of the month, I have an upcoming procedure on my heart. It isn’t evasive but a lot can go wrong especially with the tinkering on my heart. I had my pre-op the other week and asked a million questions. How evasive is this? Do I need time off work? Will life return to normal right after? When […]

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How Yoga Can Change your Life

Yoga has been around for millennia, and there is a very good reason why it has endured for so long. If you have found yourself reluctant to have a go, then you are not alone! Unfortunately, although the many benefits of yoga are well-established, it still has something of a reputation of being slightly mystical, not to mention extremely challenging. […]

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How an occupational therapist can help you improve your quality of life

Occupational therapists (OTs) may be recommended by health care providers in many circumstances. They are client-centered, qualified health professionals who assist people from all walks of life, ranging from children to the elderly. They work to improve the overall quality of life of individuals by building knowledge and skills.   What does an occupational therapist do? Occupational therapists assist those […]

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Do I have a Sexually Transmitted Disease – find out at home

Sexually transmitted diseases have more obvious symptoms in women. Sexually transmitted diseases, of which we rarely speak, although their incidence is high, often give evident signs, which must send you to the doctor. Untreated, sexually transmitted diseases can have the most severe consequences, infertility, for example, being just one of them and not the worst. Even today, although a huge […]

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5 Healthy Habits That Will Supercharge Your Day

You may not know this but the habits and rituals you follow each day have a significant impact on the way your day turns out. When you do not take care of your health and have bad habits that you fall back on you will never be able to reach your peak level of productivity. For more information regarding these […]

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What Is Atrial Fibrillation, and Should You Be Concerned If You Are Diagnosed with It?

Photo Credit Everyone dreams of living a happy, healthy, long life filled with all kinds of wonderful moments and memories. What doesn’t fit into your dream future is being diagnosed with any sort of medical condition that can possibly throw a wrench in your plans. Being diagnosed with a medical disorder or condition can cause instant alarm, stress, and anxiety […]

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