Class Commercial Furnishings feel they take a slightly different approach than other commercial furniture companies in town and that leads to better customer service and more attention for the customer.
Many people believe that water aerobics or other types of aquatic exercise are for those with bad knees or brand new hips—a last resort for staying fit. But in fact, working out in water is great for everyone. People of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels can use aquatic exercise to improve muscle endurance as well as core strength and endurance, while burning an enormous amount of calories. Plus, it keeps the body cool during exercise, and is just plain fun. Research has shown that it’s a natural mood-booster, enhancing self-esteem while lowering anxiety and depression.
(BPT) - So you've decided to take the leap into parenthood. To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, there are some important options to consider before you head down the road to conception and once you learn you are pregnant. Parents-to-be are often faced with numerous decisions before and during pregnancy and it isn’t always easy to sort through your options or to know which screenings and tests will yield the most information with the least amount of risk.
(BPT) - Want to give your family a jump-start on good nutrition? By introducing your children to a nourishing, whole-food diet at a very young age, you can teach them to prefer the taste of real foods over more processed ones. This lays the foundation for healthy eating habits later in life.
(BPT) - Emmy award-winning actress Vicki Lawrence is sharing her experience with chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) in a new campaign called CIU & You. In the US, it is estimated that approximately 1.5 million people suffer from CIU, a disease that is characterized by mild to severe itchy hives that last for six weeks or more with no known cause. Symptoms can last many months or even years, and can be difficult to diagnose.
(BPT) - With 28 million small businesses employing half of the country’s population, small businesses form the backbone of our nation’s economy. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that since 1995, small businesses have been responsible for more than 65 percent of all new American jobs.
(Family Features) When it comes to recognizing and responding to the signs of a heart attack, early action can make the difference between life and death. But action even earlier to improve lifestyle and eating habits can make a big difference, too.
(Family Features) Are you at risk for skin cancer? Do you know the signs? According to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. That means odds are quite high that at least one in your circle of friends will face this dangerous disease. As the season for bare skin approaches, are you aware of the risks and preventative measures necessary to avoid sun exposure?
(Family Features) Despite the many benefits of having information at your fingertips, smartphones and tablets can do damage to your body and overall health in unexpected ways.
(Family Features) An ancient grain with roots that trace back as far as 8000 B.C., sorghum is seeing a resurgence as demand for non-GMO and gluten-free food grows.
(Family Features) With about 90 percent of Americans snacking daily, snacks now account for as much as 25 percent of many Americans’ daily calories. Indeed, the snack category is growing, with the biggest gains in better-for-you options that blend taste and nutrition.
(StatePoint) Have your healthy New Year’s habits already begun to fade? Recharge your resolutions this March during National Nutrition Month. While a healthy lifestyle can certainly help you get the body you always wanted, the benefits extend well beyond your appearance, say experts.
(Family Features) Due to their small size and heavy usage, bathrooms can become a messy, cluttered area for many families.
(BPT) - Few things cause more parental frustration than trying to get a picky eater to enjoy a well-rounded diet. Whether your child has been picky all his life, or, out of nowhere is now turning up his nose at healthy foods he previously adored, it’s easy to feel like your failing as a caregiver.
(BPT) - If your family is expecting a child in the near future, there is a good chance you've been actively reading about all the latest in care techniques and methods for raising your child in the safest and most loving environment possible.
(BPT) - If you’re one of the nearly 40 million Americans who suffer with hearing loss, maybe it’s time to consider investing in your hearing health.
(BPT) - Expressing creativity is an important element in helping a person grow and everyone taps into their creativity in unique ways. It is not simply about having wacky ideas or a defined artistic talent. There are equally creative scientists, mathematicians and engineers as there are artists, musicians and entrepreneurs. Even wordsmiths play with words to blend them together in interesting ways.
(BPT) - It’s February again, and that means it’s American Heart Month. With all of the health information out there, it can be hard to figure out how to work heart healthy choices into your daily routine. Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN says that by keeping a few simple tips in mind for foods, beverages and overall health, you can make small changes this month that will benefit your heart all year round.
(BPT) - It’s a common piece of advice from effective home-based workers: start each day as if you were going to work in an office outside your home (translation – take a shower and don’t work in your jammies). The philosophy behind this tidbit is easy to understand. By dressing professionally, you’ll feel more professional and your productivity and quality of work will keep pace.
February is Heart Health Month so let’s take advantage of the fabulous southern Arizona weather, and get moving! Regardless of your age or athletic ability, there are things that you can do to build exercise into your daily routine. Here are a few suggestions that may help you to keep your heart healthy.
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Just as specific foods and nutritional supplements have value in treating specific diseases, some can also encourage eye health. Eating right can help you save your own sight. Here are some suggestions:
(NAPSI)—Vaccines help to protect the health of a child who is vaccinated—and those around the child, as well.
(BPT) - In the U.S., about 14 million people suffer from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) or clinical depression in a given year. Most people think MDD is just being sad. The truth is that depression is more than saddened mood; it is a constellation of emotional, cognitive and physical symptoms. These symptoms include loss of interest or pleasure, significant changes in weight or appetite, trouble sleeping or sleeping too much, lack of energy, restlessness or slowed thinking or movements, feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt, difficulty concentrating, or indecisiveness, and recurrent suicidal thoughts or actions. If you suffer from multiple depression symptoms nearly every day, it can be hard to feel like yourself.
(NewsUSA) - Northern California native June Auld, 76, leads a very full life. Aside from her day job as a mental health professional, she can be found, with her husband, Glenn, cooking for the homeless, providing foster care to guide dogs or taking walks around their neighborhood.