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5 Life Sciences Innovation According to Industry Expert Michelle Dipp

It is undeniable that the Life Science industry adheres to an intense regulatory environment. Nonetheless, this year has proven to be a year of growth and transformation in this sector.   That said, we tapped Life Science expert Michelle Dipp of Biosprings to help us identify innovations that we should watch out for: 1. Digital Therapeutics Digital Therapeutics (DTx) are any products that provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions. These interventions are meant to prevent, manage, or treat a medical issue.   DTx is made possible thanks to mobile technology and Artificial Intelligence. Some common examples of DTx are the mobile apps used for weight loss, nutrition, and mental health.   But where is DTx heading?   Based on the past decade trends, it is expected that companies will streamline new technological development. This is to improve the treatment of severe diseases with unmet medical needs like pediatrics and Chronic Kidney Disease....
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7 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

There are a lot of benefits you can get by making your home more energy-efficient. A few of these are saving money, making your home more comfortable, less carbon footprint use, and making the environment healthy.    But do you have to spend big bucks to enjoy these benefits? Well, NO. Being energy-efficient doesn’t have to be expensive.    Let us share with you the seven inexpensive ways you can make your home more energy-efficient:    1. Conserve water By conserving water, you’re not only saving money but also diverting less water from the rivers, bays, and estuaries. This helps keep our environment healthy by reducing carbon pollution.    Here are a few things you can do to conserve water:    Check any device, equipment, or appliances for leaks.  Install WaterSense labeled products as they used 20% less water than regular models.  Turning off taps.    Other ways would include...
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May
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5 Surprising Reasons Decluttering Your Home Make You Happier

There’s a reason why mothers everywhere harp on their kids to do household chores. As adults, we know it’s essential to keep the home tidy. However, it doesn’t mean that we look forward to doing it.   Nonetheless, no one can deny that once they finish cleaning their homes, they feel a lot happier.   It might not be evident at the start, but decluttering your home has a significant influence on your overall mood. If you don’t know how, here are the five surprising reasons that decluttering your home can make you happier: 1. You feel accomplished When we get home after a long day of work, you’re likely feeling relieved for finishing the workday. What you don’t want to do is to cap that off with stress when you see the mess at home.   No matter how productive you are at work, you might feel like you...
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May
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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Green Clean Your Home this Spring

There’s no better time than now to do some thorough spring cleaning in your home.   For one, keeping a clean house makes it easier for you to work well while at home. Aside from that, it’s going to boost your mood. But most importantly, it’s going to make it harder for germs and bacteria to grow and to compromise your health and that of your loved ones.   However, if you clean your home to make people remain healthy, then it won’t make sense to use cleaning products that harm the environment. Luckily, there are several ways you can change your previous cleaning habits this Spring to make it more eco-friendly.   Here are some of them: 1. Use Lemon One of the most common ways people have changed their cleaning habits is by using homemade cleaning solutions. People use convenient and available household items and products that they...
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Foot Problem Prevention: 8 Tips to Keep Your Feet in Good Condition

Foot Problem Prevention: 8 Tips to Keep Your Feet in Good Condition
Every day, we use our feet for walking, running, and jogging. Whether you are an athlete or a couch potato, you should take care of your feet every day.   Having clean and smooth feet is a good sign that you are healthy. If you don’t take care of it, fungi and bacteria will be present on your feet, and it may lead to skin diseases like athlete’s foot and callus.   Wearing proper shoes will also prevent you from having blisters. To have healthy feet, here are eight tips to keep your feet in good condition: Wash your feet often Doctors recommend that you need to wash your feet every day compared to having a shower.   Just like your armpits, your feet also sweat more than other parts of your body.  Rinse your feet with lukewarm water to wash off sweat, bacteria, and sock fuzzies, which stored in...
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Nov
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Got Foot Problems? Here's How to Choose the Best Podiatrist for You

Podiatrists are medical professionals who specialize in the treatment of health problems related to the foot or ankle. They did not have the same training and educational path as medical doctors since they have their own podiatric schools and organizations.   Podiatrists can perform a variety of procedures like surgeries, drug prescriptions, x-ray or laboratory tests, broken bone fixes. Depending on your location, it might be difficult to find podiatric specialists. This guide should help you choose the right podiatrist to treat your foot problems. Look for Experience and Expertise Similar to medical doctors, aspiring podiatrists finish a bachelor’s degree in either chemistry, biology, or physics as a preparation course. The next step of their education is in a podiatric school, where they spend at least four years. Here, they are trained to diagnose foot-related health conditions and treat them accordingly. You may also want to check where they spent...
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06
Sep
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5 Light Packing Tips to Save Your Back From Trouble

Bags are considered to be our trusty allies. And we don’t just call them trusty for nothing; they should aid us in carrying our belongings without causing us pain in the long run. Heavy packs can usually cause spine problems, and we don’t want that to happen— not to us and most especially not to our kids. We tend to bring an extra pair of this and that when in fact, we don’t use them on a daily basis. It’s true that packing an additional piece of something makes us feel safer but do we really need them? Well, that’s one question we have to keep asking ourselves until we learn how to pack lightly— a lesson we can eventually pass on to our kids someday. You know what they say, always teach them young! Here are some tips on how you can save you and your kids back from...
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Sep
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10 Amazing Benefits of Hiking to People's Health

People nowadays tend to look for places where we can spend a day or two for soul searching. Oftentimes, we find ourselves atop a mountain and feeling the fresh breeze on our faces while traversing mountains after mountains.  Well, if we're after the fact that hiking does our soul some good, then we're looking at the right place. And it's not just good for our souls but also for our whole well-being. We've listed down below the top ten health benefits of hiking. After reading this, you might just find yourself packing up your gears and trekking poles, ready to hike the nearest mountain in your hometown. It Helps You Lose Weight Walking or running around your neighborhood can make you lose weight. How much more if you go hiking for an hour or more while carrying a backpack? The incline adds to the challenge as well, but since hiking...
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Dec
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Overcoming Alcohol Addiction: What Are Your Best Options?

If you're an individual who's recovering from alcohol abuse, you know that managing alcohol cravings can be a struggle. The first step in the road to recovery is admitting that you have a problem. However, confronting the situation head-on isn't always as easy as it appears to be. Excessive drinking can have a negative impact on your life in the long term. If you've lost the ability to control your alcohol intake, then you've probably developed alcoholism or alcohol dependence.   There will always come a time wherein cutting back isn't enough. You need treatment options and other ways wherein you can make a change and give up alcohol entirely. Detox Baltimore is one of those options.   Start with your doctor Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is a type of alcohol use disorder. One of the very first steps that you need to take is to consult with your doctor,...
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Sep
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How to Stay Safe and Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

  Traveling is one of the best things you can do. Giving you a chance to travel, see, and experience things, and letting yourself venture into the great penetralia of the earth! Now, doesn’t it sound like a good idea? But you should always set your mind that it is not only about doing the undone things, it is also making sure that you stay safe while traveling.   Traveling can be thrilling and daunting at the same time. Since it is all about getting out of one’s comfort zone, you’ll be doing things you never thought you will be able to. To have a successful trip, your safety must be your priority. It is important to keep yourself safe and healthy while traveling. And since it is not avoidable to try the local’s food, well just make sure that won’t trigger something in your stomach. Prevention is always better...
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