general health

Tips for concentrating in a busy workplace

It can be difficult to focus at work when the phone keeps ringing, you’re constantly getting new e-mails and colleagues keep dropping by for a chat. How do you actually get stuff done if you can’t get any peace and quiet? There are no ready-made concentration tips that work for everyone, but some of these ideas may help. Rest up “If you have a bad night, you will also have

UN health goal rankings

(CNN) – Are nations around the globe on track to meet health-related sustainable development goals for the year 2030? A new analysis finds outstanding achievements — but a great deal of work still needed — before the goals can be reached This is based on measurements of 37 of 50 health-related targets proposed by the United Nations that include infant mortality, vaccination, rates of various diseases (tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria,

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

High blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney failure put one in three Americans at an increased risk of developing kidney disease. But even if you don’t fit in any of those risk categories, it’s important to take care of these critically important organs. 7 secrets to kidney health You can do a number of things to keep your kidneys functioning properly and keep them as healthy as

Infographic : 5 Scientifically Backed Tips to Help You Get to Sleep

We all know that a good sleep is very important for our health.  With a great deal of scientific research available that says adults need eight hours sleep per night.  Ignoring this research can have negative consequences for both boy and mind. Armed with the knowledge that good sleep is vital for a healthy lifestyle, we can take steps to ensure we’re approaching sleep in the best possible way in

Fitness Trends for Staying in Good Shape without Pain

Today, people spend large amounts of money on procedures such as liposuction in order to remove fat and keep their body in good shape. They’re ready to spend even up to $5000 simply because they believe that staying fit the natural way is too painful. But the truth is, staying fit can be quite enjoyable and absolutely painless if you know what you’re doing. And is there a better way

Gates Foundation and PATH wire up health data in Africa using a novel approach

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the global health nonprofit PATH are working on a groundbreaking initiative in Africa that takes an unexpected approach. The project is all about digital health, but doesn’t employ flashy new technology. And despite the essential roles being played by the two prominent Seattle-area organizations, they aren’t being publicly praised for the effort — in fact, they often get no recognition for it at