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Pacific Islander Health (Overview)

Pacific Islander health relates to the health care of Pacific Islanders, as well as to health issues specific to these populations.


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Health tips for me.

Health tips for me.

Health and stress: The well known--diet, exercise, and stress reduction. It is so important to learn how to manage our emotions, which are most related to stress, which cause us to eat poorly or get off our diet, which cause us to overlook our exercise, and which have been related to disease and illness. Lots of good ways to do this--relaxation exercises, mindfulness practices, lots! ...Read more

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Pacific Islander Health (Overview)

Pacific Islander health relates to the health care of Pacific Islanders, as well as to health issues specific to these populations.


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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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I want to gain my health?

I want to gain my health?

Lifestyle : The only proven way to be healthy is through lifestyle change. Eat a whole balanced diet based heavily around vegetables/plants and exercise hard at least 3 days per week. Avoid smoking and heavy alcohol consumption. Get enough sleep. ...Read more

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What is population health?

What is population health?

Mass health assessme: Population health is generally an assessment of indices of overall health of a defined population group which could be a city, a region, a country, a particular ethnic groups or a sexual category. These numbers are used for determination of the effectiveness of public health measures, vaccination, and quality of health care. It is part of epidemiology. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Why is chips bad for health?

Why is chips bad for health?

Read the ingredients: Chips often contains mostly fats and salt and some carbohydrates...So, there isn't much in term of good nutritions in chips. Also, the problem is that most people eat too much of these unhealthy stuffs..Oz for oz, chips is the worse of the snacks in term of weight-gain.. Stay healthy, rorome.. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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How music affects your health?

How music affects your health?

Depends: Music affects your mood and thoughts which can affect your health. Loud music also has a physical effect on your body, which can either harm or help you. For example, loud music played constantly can harm your hearing permanently. On the other hand, soft, restful music can help you sleep. Music therapy is now a recognized field of study, see http://www.Musictherapy.Org/. ...Read more

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Are mudbaths harmful to health?

Detoxification.: If you made yourself a mud bath using mud you found outdoors it could be filled with germs. Clay and mud baths are given at many spas for detoxification. My concern is that if it is done for too lengthy a period that detoxification could be too aggressive and the person could become dehydrated. ...Read more

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To consult regarding my health ?

Health issues: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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Are bc powders bad fo your health?

Are bc powders bad fo  your health?

In moderation: It is similar to taking regular aspirin, but in a powdered form. So, too much can cause easy bleeding/bruising; GI bleeding; ringing in the ears; and other undesireable things. Use occasionally, as recommended, and should be ok. ...Read more

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when cutting nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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Can fasting can be somehow healthly?

Can fasting can be somehow healthly?

There is some data: Most actually tends to be in animal models extrapolated to humans for various disease, usually of the autoimmune type along the lines of lupus or ulcerative colitis. But it's not "definitive" data that has readily been incorporated into long term standard of care. With many acute illness, "fasting" is utilized to allow the body to heal or prevent disease progression like in pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Whats expert curated health content?

Authored by experts: I believe all the people who are writing the answers are licensed physicians in usa , on this site, and their credetials are verified by the site before granting access to be able to answer the questions. ...Read more