Health

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SOOTHING EXTREMITIES

Hands and feet need extra care when the temperature drops. Keep a heavy-duty hand moisturiser in your bag that’s rich in Vitamin E for multiple application during the day. Twice a week, pamper your feet with a foot soak to soften the dry skin. For added moisture and softness, slather a foot balm and wear […] Read more

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KEEP IT HEALTHY

Washing Daily shampooing depletes the hair’s natural oils and means using heat and styling tools that damage the hair fibre – keep the washes down to every two or three days and opt for a sulphate-free formula, it doesn’t dry your scalp out. 1 Brushing Choose a boar-bristle brush over a metal, plastic or nylon […] Read more

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A Healthy Boxer’s Diet

Yahya McClain, 2x World Champion Boxer and exMarine wants to get you in shape and just in time of you breaking all of your New Year’s Resolutions, but having the nerve to think you’re going to be looking hot on the beach this summer. Twelve years into the game, he’s trained Laila Ali- 6x World […] Read more

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SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND DRINKING

The study of primitive cultures sheds light on Western drinking. Anthropologists have frequently found that inferences can be drawn from simple cultures more readily than from complex ones, and that their conclusions then prove relevant to more differentiated societies. Only where the culture fosters drinking will alcoholism be widespread. Whatever the individual’s psychological difficulties may […] Read more

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Is chronic atrial fibrillation best managed by simple heart rate control or routine cardioversion?

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia, occurring predominantly in structural heart disease (the underlying cause of heart failure), and causing persistent tachycardia, substantial morbidity, and decreased survival. The loss of atrial forward output, estimated at 30% of total cardiac output, coupled with already compromised left ventricular function, compounds hemodynamic and clinical […] Read more

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BOUT DRINKERS

We have left to the last an unusual drinking pattern which is not classifiable into any of the previous groups. There are people who for three or six months, and sometimes longer, drink only socially, if at all. They then suddenly start to drink excessively, for days on end, drinking all the time, neglecting all […] Read more