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Top 8 Features to Look for In an Emergency Water Purifier

A healthy source of drinking water is the single most important item to have on hand in the likely event of an emergency or disaster, second only to breathable air. Food, of course, would be second on the most needed items in natural or human-made disasters or emergency. In most cases, after a disastrous event, the stores quickly empty out of the most crucial items such as water and food, next would be generators, flashlights, batteries, toilet paper, propane, cook stoves, etc.

Water is always the first to go. Not just from the shelves in the grocery stores and convenience stores but along with the electric and gas utilities, water is also turned off. When the water stops flowing from your tap, and you were not able to find any in the stores, what is your plan? In an extended crisis of weeks or even months, neighbors will be draining sources like swimming pools, spas, and water features. They will be knocking down property fences and gates to get at it hauling away buckets at a time an…

The It Factor - A Letter to Healthcare Providers

Today I became brave enough to write this letter. It has taken me awhile to come to a place of personal power which affords me the ability to share with you my story. I am grateful that you have taken the time to read my simple words.

You are receiving this letter today because we have worked together in some capacity in the healthcare industry. For some of you it has been awhile since we have spoken and for others it may have been only yesterday. I hope you at least get a chuckle out of the words I am about to share.

About 3 years ago my life permanently changed. I was not diagnosed with a disease, I did not lose a loved one, no tragedies to report. In fact my life was going along in an incredibly normal mundane manner. Then it happened, I was given a mandate. I cannot tell you the source of this mandate but I can tell you it was given to me in an extremely powerful and profound way. What was given to me as a powerful directive was "Heal the Healer". You may ask as, I have a …

Men's Haircuts and Hairstyles That Will Be Trending in 2017

As Men always pay close attention to the kind of haircuts and hairstyles they get we are presenting the Men's Haircuts and Hairstyles that will be Trending in 2017. Of course, a haircut can make or break their beautiful look and the kind of personality they have. As 2017 draws closer, let's take a look at some of the haircuts and hairstyles that will be trending during next year.

Marble hair isn't for ladies only, just adopt the dye trend and opt for a smoky gray color for your hair. The roots should be kept dark while the ends must be lighter so that some thickness and depth could be added to the medium hair.

Here we go with following men's haircuts and stylish hairstyles that will be trending in 2017 with details.

Soft & Smoky Hairstyle For Men
Slick Back Undercut
Tapered Haircut With Neat Side Part
Disheveled Haircut With A Highlighted Fringe
Curly Short Hair Style For Men
Varied Length Haircut
Long Top and Short Sides Hairstyle for Curly Hair
Solution to Thinning Hair

Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living - Part 1 of Measuring Your Current Lifestyle

Regardless of where your health stands, it is beneficial to measure your current lifestyle. It will reveal areas of concern that can be worked on to elevate your health. It will also make it easier for your doctor to give you actionable advice.

Take a self-assessment test! Answer the following questions in detail and provide this information to a trusted professional. Work out the kinks in your health, and commit to attaining a higher quality of life...

1. Are you a couch potato? First things first: exercise. Do you do it, or do you avoid it more than you would like to admit? Exercising is essential for a variety of reasons. You are always better off exercising than not, and it is rare you will regret making an effort. It does wonders for every facet of health and well-being. Whereas being a couch potato leaves you vulnerable to a host of complications.

2. Do you park close to stores to avoid walking? This question reveals your mindset towards physical activity. Maybe it is a matter of h…

Type 2 Diabetes - Smoking Is A Health Hazard for Anyone With Diabetes

In August of 2017, the journal Women's Health reported on a study showing a link between smoking and the presence of Type 2 diabetes in women. Researchers at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Lithuania compared...

168 women with new cases of Type 2 diabetes with

336 women without any trace of high blood sugar levels.

Compared with the healthy women, the group who had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes were 2.8 times more likely to smoke at least ten cigarettes a day. Women with diabetes were also 4.6 times more likely to have smoked for at least 40 years. Interestingly though, the women in the diabetes group were 6.4 times more likely to have stopped smoking within nineteen or fewer years. Smoking raises the body's resistance to insulin. This resistance is known to be the cause of Type 2 diabetes: it causes the blood sugar levels to rise above the normal range.

Having Type 2 diabetes and smoking as well raise the risk of...

heart and blood vessel disease,

kidney d…