Health Infographic

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How to be happy is something each individual strives to understand and achieve. There are varying degrees of happiness that everyone experiences at various situations in life. How to be happy often seems simple enough theoretically, but practically is an altogether different ball game. The following infographic by WebpageFX captures the art of how to be…

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Whether you’re aware of it or not, countries are consistently gearing up for the potential of a biological attack. And the fact of the matter is that biological attacks have been around since 1,000 BC. www.securitydegreehub.com has created an infographic entitled “Biological Attack: Are We Ready?” detailing the history of biological attacks, and where the…

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This fitness infographic designed by FitnessHealthZone.com gives you enough and more reasons to love your body and improve your life. While the facts are pretty straight forward, they are clearly presented in a very matter-of-fact manner. Visually, more could have been done to make the graphic more appealing in terms of colour and design. Apart…

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Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace Dealing with Addiction in the Workplace

There are many who drink every night but flinch when they hear the word ‘alcoholic’. But ask them not to have a beer after work and they freak out. Picture this: A once star performer  is unexpectedly showing erratic behavior, lower job productivity, restlessness and unexplained absences. He is probably crumbling under the pressure of…

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Disability Disconnect Disability Disconnect

The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the cause of educating the American public about the risk and consequences of experiencing an income-interrupting illness or injury. The CDA engages in research, communications and educational activities that provide information and helpful resources to wage earners, employers, financial advisors, consultants and others…

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It’s a startling fact: More than 18,000 children under the age of 5 will die today-3/4 of those deaths from preventable illnesses and diseases. www.socialworkdegreecenter.com has created an infographic entitled “The State of Children’s Health”, detailing the current picture of children’s health around the world. From the beginning, it’s important to take care of our children’s health.…

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U.S spends more on health care than any other. This has outpaced inflation and overall economic growth. From spending approximately 256 billion U.S.D in 1980 on health care to a drastic increase to 2.6 trillion U.S.D in 2010. Technologyreview.com has created an infographic namely the “Health Care Costs and the Role of Technology”, which gives…

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A-Common-Diagnosis A-Common-Diagnosis

Autism is a diagnosis every parent worries about. While this condition was practically unheard of twenty years ago, it’s an increasingly prevalent diagnosis. SocialWorkDegreeGuide.com has created an infographic entitled “A Common Diagnosis?” detailing the emergence of autism, along with the startling facts behind it. From the year 2000 to today, we’ve seen a dramatic increase…

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While pulling an all-nighter in order to study for mid-term may have been fueled by coffee and donuts for previous generations, today’s students are reaching for far more dangerous substances to help them get those last few chapters crammed.  Bestmastersprograms.org has created a shocking infographic unveiling the startling number of college students using-and abusing-stimulants and…

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Plastic Surgery: What Can You Get For 7.000 Euros? Plastic Surgery: What Can You Get For 7.000 Euros?

Let’s say you have the budget of 7.000 euros (around 9.000 USD) and you are eager to have cosmetic surgery to finally improve certain details that have been bothering you for ages. Cosmetic surgery may seem like pricey affair, but if you think outside your home country and look at the broader picture abroad you…

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Medicine Then and Now Medicine Then and Now

Medical technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the past few decades.  From lifespan to vaccinations, we’ve seen huge improvements in how our health is managed today.  www.bestnursingmasters.com has created an infographic entitled, “Then and Now: From 1950 to Today” detailing the progression and improvement of medicine and medical technology in the last 60 years. Back in…

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Nursing Home Nursing Home

Putting a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision, and finding the right location can seem impossible. With 1.5 million Americans living in full time nursing facilities, it’s important to know the facts behind nursing home care. www.nursingschoolhub.com has created an infographic entitled “Golden Years”, detailing the realities of nursing home care. Advertisement

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Addiction is an epidemic that transcends every race, age, and lifestyle.  Whether its painkillers, uppers, or downers, millions of individuals struggle with this crippling disease. As addiction worsens, individuals will go to desperate lengths to satisfy their craving.  Thankfully, however, each day, addiction sufferers are choosing to seek treatment.  But what are their options? Topcounselingschools.org has created an infographic…

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One in four adults suffer from mental illness, and only 36% receive treatment.  With this staggering statistic, it is important familiarize yourself with what causes mental illness, and how it manifests itself in daily life.  Bestmastersinpsychology.com has published an infographic detailing different types of mental illness and their causes. Educating yourself on the signs and…

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Alprazolam, sold under the brand name Xanax, is one of the most  popular anti-anxiety medications ever sold. It is used to treat  anxiety disorders and panic attacks. But alprazolam isn’t always a  miracle cure; continued use can become dangerous. Discover the  relationship between alprazolam and addiction and learn the signs of  alprazolam abuse. [Source] Advertisement

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If the re-election of Barack Obama as America’s 44th President of the United States means anything, it is that American citizens can expect a little more consistency within their legislation. Among the most notable acts of legislation promised by Obama during both of his campaigns for the Presidency was the concern over America’s health care…

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Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in America.  Each day an average of 2,200 people die from heart disease, while 56% of adults have been told by a health care professional to improve their health to lower their risk.  Unfortunately, the vast majority of Americans are just not motivated to do anything…

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Nearly every person on the planet has been affected by disease in some way. If you’ve experienced diseases like cancer, diabetes, HIV, heart disease or malaria yourself or through family or friends, you know it can be difficult emotionally, physically and fiscally. Did you ever wonder how much our governments around the world spend on…

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