Five ways to help people struggling with suicidal thoughts
Hearing about deaths from suicide is always tragic. Often times, people may wonder if those who died by suicide were seeking help or at the very least talking with their friends or family members about their feelings. As someone trying to help a loved one sort through their feelings, you may wonder how much you can help. The truth is, by showing support and being available to talk, you can make a difference.
Helping men ask for help
The old cliché about men refusing to ask for directions when lost might eventually fade away with the rise of navigation systems, but research suggests men's resistance to help-seeking extends far beyond an occasional wayward family road trip. According to research, men are less likely than women to seek help for a wide range of problems, including depression, substance abuse, physical disabilities and stressful life events.
Want to stay young? Go dancing
A recent study found that a dance exercise program for older adults (63-80 years) was better at preventing age-related brain decline than a more traditional exercise program.
How often should you replace your makeup?
So, how often should we replace our makeup?
“I do recommend replacing your makeup every six to 12 months,” says Dr. Liz Farhat , a dermatologist with Allina Health Clinics . “The reason is there is bacteria that can grow in your makeup.”
Allina now offers online health visits for all
[Isanti-Chisago County Star, March 29, 2018] Allina Health’s new online medical care platform, Everyday Online , is now available to anyone, not just established Allina Health patients
This new platform, Allina Health Everyday Online , continues to offer diagnosis and treatment from trusted, board-certified Allina Health providers for a variety of common everyday conditions, like sinus infections and pink eye, but it removes barriers that previously prevented widespread use of online care to non-Allina Health patients
“Consumer preferences for accessible, affordable, on-demand and tailored health care services continue to influence the health care delivery market,” said David Slowinske, Allina Health Group senior vice president for operations. “These convenience care offerings provide a variety of consumer-oriented care…
An alkaline diet: Hype or healthy?
Some celebrities and fitness experts tout the weight loss and health benefits of following an alkaline diet. According to some it can prevent everything from cancer to arthritis, plus help you lose weight. But, does the hype hold up? Does it really matter whether you're eating too many acidic foods and not enough alkaline-rich choices?