What things do you enjoy doing in your spare time? If you thought of puzzles, you share this hobby with a lot of people. In fact, the United States is one of the countries that buys the most puzzles, with a figure of 1.4 billion puzzle sales per year.
Choosing an insurance policy can be a daunting task, especially if you’ve opted for a private insurance policy. This becomes particularly confusing when we come across the issue of primary and secondary health coverage.
We are currently facing an environmental crisis for which we are largely responsible, as our practices are unsustainable and many of the activities that we carry out on a day-to-day basis damage the environment.
The United States is the country with the highest percentage of obesity, since 40% of the American population suffers from this health condition. If this figure doesn’t surprise you, hearing that about 133 million Americans have excess body fat may explain why it’s important to address this issue.
We often reach the end of the year emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted; this is mainly due to the wear and tear generated by overworking, as well as stress, feeling overwhelmed or dissatisfied with your job.
Few seasons of the year show such a remarkable duality as winter. While for some people it may mean the most amazing time of the year, for many others it is a sad season that can lead to anxiety and other negative feelings.
December is here, a month characterized by its festivities, where we gather with our loved ones, family, or friends to celebrate and have a good time. Living in such a diverse world, we encounter different events that are celebrated in diverse parts of the world by people from all countries, religions and ethnicities.
Can you imagine what your life would be like if you had Crohn’s disease? Visualize yourself experiencing this inflammatory bowel disease while facing other symptoms like abdominal pain every day of your life, difficulty maintaining a healthy weight, constant fever, etc.
Diabetes is a disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the patient’s blood, accompanied by insufficient or no production of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, organ in charge of using glucose as energy.
One of the most important organs we have are the lungs, however, there are also 30.8 million Americans who smoke cigarettes frequently, of whom more than 50% suffer from respiratory diseases due to this harmful and addictive habit.
Halloween is a celebration that comes from the ancient Celtic community, who celebrated the end of the harvest by the end of October at a festival called “Samhain”, whose etymological meaning is “end of summer”. The Celts believed that during this day, the dead returned to visit the mortal world. The Celtic year ended on the last day of October, when the leaves started to fall from the trees representing death and new life.
Across the world, autism is a widespread developmental disorder that affects up to 1 in 100 children, which is why it is extremely important to raise awareness and educate ourselves about this disorder.
According to the American Cancer Society, by the end of 2022, 287,850 new cases of breast cancer will have been diagnosed. These alarming figures show us how important it is for us to talk about this serious disease, but above all, how vital it is to raise awareness on the issue
Existen diversas patologías ginecológicas que afectan a miles de mujeres. Es importante poder reconocerlas, para poder tratarlas a tiempo y evitar que se desarrollen hasta un nivel en el que afecten la calidad de vida de quienes las padezcan.
Depression is a mental disorder characterized primarily by low mood and feelings of sadness, also associated with changes in behaviour. Likewise, it is one of the most common pathologies in primary care and is the first cause of psychiatric care and disability caused by mental problems.
A study by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) estimates that 75% of households have at least one member who plays video games, which translates to a total of approximately 214. 4 million gamers in the United States. These data shows that the use of video games has become an essential part of everyday life in this country, having a great influence on society and culture, and more specifically on young people.
Art surrounds us and we can find it everywhere daily: from the music you hear when you drive, to the paintings you have hanging in your house, to the architecture of the buildings that surround your workplace. Art, in addition to being an essential part of our lives, keeps on showing to our mental health.
Drug use is a problem that has seen a recent increase in incidence throughout the last few years, due to the access to drugs that young people have. Drug consumption is a habit with terrible repercussions, such as becoming addicted or suffering from an overdose, which can be fatal as the worst-case scenario.
Music has always been a fundamental part of human life, helping to shape the cultures we study today. In addition, it plays a fundamental role in our lives, as it is present in our best moments, the happiest, the saddest and also the most complicated ones. In recent years it has been given a therapeutic use, thus giving birth to music therapy.
Back to school day can mean anxiety and stress for many children and teenagers, especially those entering new schools. As parents, we can take measures to help make back to school less stressful for our children, and if they are teenagers, there are also actions they can take to get back to school in the best way possible.
Anxiety is a very common emotion in people, as it is normal to get restless every now and then, and it is especially present when we are under stress. Needless to say, stress is very normal at any stage of life, but especially when we are adults, thanks to so many debts, payments, work or family problems, which can lead to this feeling, which is temporary.
The brain, also known as grey matter, is the organ responsible for controlling cognitive activities such as thinking, speaking, and reading. It is also responsible for our body’s reactions to external sensory stimuli. This day is about raising awareness of the potential of this organ, as well as preventing risks and diseases that could affect our quality of life.
Life insurance is a contract between a client and an insurance company, where, in exchange for your premium payments, the company will give your family an amount of money known as a death benefit, after you pass away. Beneficiaries can use it however they please, but it is usually used to pay off debts, mortgages or to pay college tuitions.
Have you noticed the first thing you do when you get hurt? When you hurt yourself unintentionally, burn yourself, or when you are under too much stress? The first thing many people do, if not all of us, is to caress ourselves. I’m sure you’ve wondered why we do this, and the reason behind the importance of caresses.
Every 4th of July we celebrate our Independence Day, a very important date for our country, in which we celebrate not only the place we live in, it also our rights and responsibilities as American citizens.
In the United States, 790,000 heart attacks occur every year, one every 40 seconds, making heart disease account for 23% of annual deaths. Likewise, the main cause of death is heart disease, which belongs to the category of critical illnesses, so it is obvious that anyone could suffer from them, and it is important to be protected against this possibility.
Throughout our lives, we face traumatic events and experiences. Many people recover from this and go on with their lives as if nothing had happened; but some others develop a mental disorder known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Approximately 168.5 million U.S. residents, which represents 51% of the population, use eye correction, whether it’s glasses or contact lenses. Of this total, 25.3% of children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 17 wear glasses.
The average person blinks between 16 and 20 times a minute. Despite blinking many times, we do not usually realize it, since the eyes are organs that we often take for granted. Also, many people are not aware of the care that the eyes require to have and maintain good visual health.
The average adult’s skin is 2 meters long, weighs 5 kg and has several functions:
It protects us against bacteria and viruses around us
It regulates our temperature
It keeps us hydrated.
It helps us to perceive the outside world.
Laughter is one of the most natural human reactions ever since we are babies, and we come to experience it dozens of times a day, and we may not even know all the benefits it has for people when it is used as a complementary therapy.
Have you ever wondered if you are an organized person, or have you noticed how you feel when your surroundings are disorganized? The chances of feeling restless when your work, study or rest areas are not tidy are very high, because being an organized person has a big impact on your mental health; it’s up to you whether that impact is positive or negative.
Today, with the situation we are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the areas of health that is being affected the most is mental health, as there has been an increase in cases of anxiety and depression caused by the stress of quarantine confinement. Below, we will give you more information to know more about this response.
Most of the time, people that suffer the terrible effects and symptoms of mental disorders, also have to face the stigma and prejudice that surrounds them: people tend to think that people that suffer any kind of mental disorder are “crazy” or are “strange”, minimizing their experience, which actually is more common than most of us think: according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), there are approximately 52.9 million people living with a mental illness in the United States alone.
Daylight Saving Time was first proposed in 1784, when the famous scientist Benjamin Franklin, who at the time was the U.S. ambassador in France, realized that many hours of daylight were lost in the morning, and that many candles had to be used in order to have light in the afternoon.
The self-employed health insurance deduction lowers your adjusted gross income (AGI), which determines how much of your income will be taxed on your Form 1040. As your taxable income lowers, you save money on taxes.
The great pandemics have represented important and shocking blows to society, generating repercussions at the global, economic and political levels. In this article we will take a brief look at the history of the pandemics, both their positive and negative impacts.
The emergence of new diseases generates the need to create vaccines to protect society. In this article we will learn about the history of vaccines and what you need to know about them to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Choosing your insurance policy can be quite a daunting task, especially if you’ve opted into a private insurance policy for one reason or another. This is made especially confusing if you approached the topic of primary and secondary health coverage.
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