Traveling with Oxygen – Part 2

Part 2 Tips on using Oxygen Safely Although oxygen is a safe gas and is nonflammable, traveling with oxygen can be very intimidating for the inexperienced. It is very important to plan ahead and follow general oxygen safety guidelines. Here …

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Traveling with Oxygen – Part 1

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PART 1 People who have severe lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or shortness of breath often will rely on supplemental oxygen. Many research studies have shown an increase of survival rates from people who use oxygen …

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Happy 4th of July

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I want to take the time to wish everyone a wonderful and enjoyable holiday!

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Resistance Bands: 5 top Benefits

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Everyone these days is talking about the benefits of exercising. The trouble can be difficult to find the time to exercise. Resistance bands are great for those who want to exercise at home and when you travel. Resistance bands are …

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The Diabetic Diet & Traveling : Top 7 Tips

If you have diabetes, traveling can be a health hazard when you are not prepared. Here are 7 top tips for packing, eating, exercise, and medication management. 1. Keep anything vital in your carry-on bag. As careful when you are …

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Fall Prevention & Safety in the Home

As seniors get older it is important to identify some of the risk factors in their environment and provide fall prevention education to keep them safe. A physical therapist and occupational therapist can provide comprehensive assessments in the home and …

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Type 2 Diabetes– Symptoms for Diabetes

According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, released by the American Diabetes Association in January 2011, indicate that over 8.3% of the nation has diabetes. The Centers for Disease control report that the United States has seen a dramatic …

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What is Tai Chi?

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What is Tai Chi? Tai chi is a graceful, non-competitive, gentle form of exercise that originated in ancient China. Tai-Chi was originally developed for self-defense, however it has evolved to incorporate the health of mind-body-soul. There are types of tai …

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Heart Disease Prevention

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Heart disease may be the leading killer of men and women however there are a lot of tips that can keep you healthy. If you have already been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or already have heart disease …

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Hearing Loss and Fall Prevention

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Having a hearing loss makes it difficult to communicate with your family, friends, and greatly increases your risk of falling. A new study recently discovered that a mild decrease in hearing ability can triple your chance of taking a fall. …

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