6 Sports that are Safe for Heart Disease

To maintain health, exercise needs to be done regularly. Especially for people with diseases that require special attention, such as people with heart disease for example.

Heart disease is one type of non-communicable disease that is very threatening. This disease is the second most common cause of death in Indonesia, after stroke.

Therefore, it is important for people with heart disease to continue to maintain and monitor their health conditions. Exercise, which has been known to be difficult for people with heart disease can actually be a way to maintain health. As long as the type of exercise that is safe for heart disease is chosen properly.

Walk

The first safe exercise for heart disease is walking. Walking can be done easily, without requiring expensive costs.

Do not underestimate the movement of walking. Because this exercise can increase heart rate, improve blood flow, and reduce high blood pressure. Walking can …

5 Easy and Practical Stomach Exercises to Overcome Distended Stomach

Not only is distended stomach not easy to see, but it can also indicate serious health problems, ranging from difficulty breathing to type 2 diabetes.

How to get rid of belly fat - expert reveals where you're going ...

Sports are often done by many people, both men and women, to reduce fat in the stomach. However, it should be emphasized that no exercise can reduce the amount of fat in one place.

To reduce belly fat, you automatically have to go on an overall weight-loss diet, namely by reducing calorie consumption. The task of this exercise is to burn more calories and help tighten muscles so that your stomach doesn’t sag.

Abdominal exercises to help reduce fat

Basically, any exercise that aims to burn body fat can be used to reduce belly fat. Sports that are usually done are cardio exercises (jogging, swimming) or weight lifting.

There are also exercises with simple movements that you can do at home, for example:

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Health Insurance Advice You Can’t Afford To Ignore

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When you know how health care works, obtaining the insurance that is right for you is not as complicated or daunting as you might believe. Follow the advice in this article and you will be well on your way to knowing exactly what your insurance needs are.

As your children age into adults, their health insurance coverage will eventually run out

You need to begin talking to them early (say, in the last two years of college) about their insurance needs so that they understand how the transition will occur. Since many employers are cutting benefits, parents are keeping children on their policies longer and longer, but this gets expensive. Perhaps the best advice is to point out the advantages of full-time employment which will provide them with their own independent health coverage.

A great way to save money on insurance is to buy it online. Brick-and-mortar brokerages and insurance …

Don’t Give Up On Your Fitness Goals!

Motivation and information are both needed to get into shape.

Many people look to lifting weights as a means to reach their fitness goals by going to the gym to lift weights. There are six easy exercises you can do to help maintain the muscles in your body, handstand push ups, push ups, leg raises, squats, handstand push-ups and bridges. Push-ups are great and simple way to add a nice tone your triceps. This technique targets and tones your hard-to-work triceps more effectively than other types of exercises.

Maintain a record of everything you complete each day.

You should even keep track of what the day’s weather you had that day. This can help you reflect on the data to recognize patterns. If you skip a workout, list the reason why that happened. Make a regular schedule for exercising to help you stop skipping it. Plan on working out a …

A Work-From-Home Culture Takes Root in California

Even as pandemic lockdowns fade into memory, covid-19 has transformed California’s workplace culture in ways researchers say will reverberate well beyond 2022.

According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, working from home for some portion of the week has become the new normal for a large segment of Californians. The data shows high-income employees with college degrees are more likely to have access to this hybrid work model, while lower-income employees stay the course with on-site responsibilities and daily commutes.

At a basic level, that means low-wage workers will continue to shoulder greater risks of infection and serious illness as new covid variants sweep through job sites, alongside seasonal waves of flu and other respiratory viruses. Multiple studies have found that covid took its greatest toll in low-income neighborhoods, whose workers were deemed essential during early pandemic lockdowns — the farmworkers, grocery clerks, warehouse packers, and

‘An Arm and a Leg’: When Insurance Won’t Pay, Abortion Assistance Funds Step In

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As Americans choose their insurance plans for next year, some might wonder: How does the recent rise in state abortion restrictions affect insurance plans?

There’s no single answer, but for a lot of people, insurance has rarely helped pay for abortions. Most pay cash, and many can’t afford it.

That’s where abortion funds come in. These organizations have been providing financial and logistical assistance to people seeking abortion care for decades.

The “An Arm and a Leg” podcast spoke with Oriaku Njoku, executive director of the National Network of Abortion Funds, and Tyler Barbarin, a board member with the New Orleans Abortion Fund, to understand the history behind these services and how they’re operating in a post-Roe v. Wade environment.

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3 Uses for ZIP Codes to Stay Informed | Blogs

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July 1 is U.S. ZIP Code Day.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS)—then called the U.S. Post Office Department—introduced the Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code in 1963. USPS’ purpose was to facilitate the automatic sorting of mail and reduce the number of steps a piece of mail would go through to reach a recipient.(1)

Since then, USPS has created and deleted ZIP codes as needed. It expanded ZIP codes from 5 digits to 9 and then to 11.(1)

The meanings and utility of ZIP codes have changed too. Today, they have impact implications and uses beyond moving mail.

Your ZIP code can help you stay informed before and during emergencies, including disease outbreaks and natural disasters. Here are three examples of the kinds of information you can find using your ZIP code.

Your Hazards Riskmap

You can’t prepare for something if you don’t know it’s a threat. Part of staying informed

Be Prepared to be Away During an Emergency | Blogs

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July 24 is National Parents Day

Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time, including when you’re not with your children and pets. It’s a scary thought. But you can take steps to protect them when you’re not around to do it yourself.

Camp & Childcare Parents

On any given weekday during the school year, an estimated 69 million children are in school and childcare.(1) During summer, some of those same children are in camps and childcare.

Parents, guardians, and other caregivers want to know their children are safe when they’re away from home. Camp and childcare providers play an important role in giving parents and guardians peace of mind. They should have family reunification plans and hold regular drills to help children and staff practice staying safe in the event of an emergency.

In addition, here are some ways you can prepare for an emergency that happens when you are

#PrepYourHealth with Vaccines | Blogs

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August is National Immunization Month.

Over the years, vaccines have prevented countless cases of disease and saved millions of lives. Vaccines are important to helping people stay healthy and protected from serious and sometimes deadly diseases.

Staying up to date on recommended immunizations can help keep you healthy in response to emergencies, including disease outbreaks and natural disasters.

Immunization Recommendations for Responders

Vaccination is an important step every first responder should take to prepare for a response. Some vaccine-preventable diseases are more common after a disaster.

Being up to date on tetanus and hepatitis B vaccines is important for everyone, including emergency responders.

Tetanus is a potential health threat if you sustain wound injuries. Being up to date on tetanus vaccination is the best tool to prevent infection, along with immediate and good wound care.(1)

Everyone aged less than 60 years are recommended to be up to date on