25 Easy Ways to Monitor Your Health Between Check-Ups

What do you do between your regular check-ups with your doctor? If you need to monitor blood pressure, stay of top of your diabetes or lower your cholesterol via doctor’s orders, then you have a plan of action. But, what if you pass your physical with flying colors? Do you sit back and relax? Continue reading

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Top 50 Blogs to Learn About Medicine

While a professor may not approve of blogs as part of a medical education, sometimes surfing could prove fruitful (and less expensive than medical textbooks). By reading an insider’s blog, for instance, you might learn about what it’s like to work in a hospital emergency room. Or, you can supplement your learning with work that professors upload to their blogs. Continue reading

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50 Essential Men’s Health & Wellness Sites

One of the areas that many feel warrants a little more attention is men’s health and wellness. This is especially true since many men are reluctant to seek medical help — even for a regular physical or preventative visits. As a result, it is extremely important that men have access to information about remaining healthy. The Internet offers a number of resources aimed at men’s health and wellness. Here are 50 essential sites that can help men keep up with their health: Continue reading

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25 Instant Health Benefits of Going Green

We all hear about how going green is good for the planet, and that we should be taking good care of the Earth. However, we rarely hear about the importance of going green on our health. Much of the debate focuses on issues like global warming and environmental sustainability. But going green isn’t something that only benefits the Earth. There are very real benefits that you can enjoy as far as your health is concerned. Here are 25 health benefits of going green: Continue reading

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40 Free Open Courseware Classes About the Human Body

Learning about the human body is important if you want to work in health care or a medical-related field. Therapists, sports trainers and others can also benefit from an understanding of the human body. Happily, modern technology — in the form of the Internet — provides the tools necessary for nearly anyone to learn about anything through open courseware classes. It is possible for you to learn more about the human body, expanding your knowledge and becoming a better practitioner, from a number of schools. Here are 40 open courseware classes that can help broaden your knowledge base of how the human body works: Continue reading

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Top 25 Ways You’re Wrecking Your Immune System

Your immune system is what helps your body fight off disease. This system is a collection of cells and organs in your body that attacks outside contaminents that threaten your health. When your immune system is weakened, you are more likely to become sick. Indeed, a good immune system is essential if you expect to ward of illnesses and remain in good health. Unfortunately, there are many things you could be doing right now to wreck your immune system. Here are 25 things that could put your immune system — and your health — at risk. Continue reading

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