Posts Tagged Health

How to Stay Healthy at Your Desk Job

In some professions, like teaching or nursing, you don’t have to worry too much about staying chained to a desk all day. Instead, your day likely consists of running back and forth between meetings and helping students and sick people. If, however, you work in an office from 9-5 every day, chances are you sit […]

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Losers Look and Feel Great – Be a Big Loser

Most people stay extremely busy in this modern world. People these days live more frantic and fast-paced lives than ever before, and by the looks of it things aren’t going to slow down anytime soon. Whenever we think of losing weight, most of us picture things like personal trainers, countless hours in the gym, running […]

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How to Fight Desk Job Weight Gain

Editor’s Note: Please welcome Sarah Fudin to the Bleeding Edge of Health Care News and Information. Fudin currently works in community relations for University of Southern California Rossier School of Education’s online master’s programs. USC Rossier Online provides current and aspiring teachers the opportunity to earn a Masters in Education and ESL certification.  Outside of […]

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Crash Diet – Wreck Your Health

Author: Medtopicwriter Team Member, Amy E. Shoultz, Ph.D. Almost all of us have tried to shed a few quick pounds to look good for a big event–maybe your High School Reunion or Wedding Day…or, simply to squeeze into a pair of skinny jeans.  We’ve also likely all experienced gaining the weight back after the special […]

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What You Should Know about Toxic Shock Syndrome

The term toxic shock syndrome (TSS) refers to a rare complication from a bacterial infection often resulting in life-threatening consequences. Frequently, TSS occurs from toxins released by the Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria, but the Streptococcus pyogenes (strep) bacteria can also cause the condition. These toxins circulate throughout the bloodstream, causing high fever, rash, multiple organ […]

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