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Lifestyle, Health and Wellness Writer, Speaker, Marketing Consultant.

The Ugly Truth About UTI’s

Urinary Tract Infections, referred to as UTI’s, are a common. More than 8 million doctor visits are recorded annually to treat the infection. Most UTI’s are caused by Escherichia coli (E. coli), which typically live in the bowel. The painful burning sensation during urination is a telltale sign that you may have a UTI. Other

By |2017-03-08T16:44:54+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Are Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizers Harming Your Health?

Do you use hand sanitizer? Many moms carry small, portable bottles in their purses. It is often seen being removed from a carry-on bag on an airplane (pre and post flight), and at the entrance of most hospital rooms. We have been trained that hand sanitizers are good for our skin to fight harmful bacteria.

By |2017-03-03T17:36:40+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

5 Reasons Water Is Vital To Your Health

Healthy Water Consumption Aids Beauty and Body Function Did you know when your body feels thirsty, you have already reached the point of dehydration? No wonder we see co-workers, fellow gym buddies, classmates, friends and more carrying around water bottle all day long. Your body is composed of approximately 60% of water, making hydration vital

By |2017-02-28T20:00:01+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Beauty, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Using 5 Senses to Help Athletes Be The Best Version of Themselves

Athletic Wellness Conversation With New York Knicks Performance Hacker, Erwin Benedict Valencia “How can we give players every opportunity to be available and perform at their highest level for every game in the season?” Erwin Valencia, Director of Training and Conditioning for the New York Knicks, believes in asking the right questions to create a

By |2017-02-28T20:06:13+00:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

5 Reasons Athletes Are Asking For Cupping Therapy

The information you need to know behind cupping therapy. Did you notice the red circles that adorned Michael Phelps body during the Summer Olympics this past August? Oddly enough, those circles represented an ancient Chinese therapy known as cupping. Athletes from across the globe are experimenting with cupping therapy, hoping to gain a competitive edge,

What Your Skin Needs To Know Before You Hit The Beach This Winter

Your skin loves Vitamin D. Or, perhaps it is your brain that enjoys the warmth of the sunshine on your skin. Either way, we all need Vitamin D, yet your skin’s safety should be the utmost important factor when escaping to the beach this winter. Why? Sun can damage the skin and have lasting effects

By |2017-02-09T17:28:06+00:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

3 Common Skin Infections Wrestlers Have To Worry About

Are you a wrestler? Perhaps you know a wrestler. The invigorating sport is something many look up to, aspiring to compete in the MMA or the college wrestling ring. Athletes who train for this sport, have to take care of their body, by maintaining a certain weight and keeping themselves healthy. Part of that is

By |2017-01-17T17:51:14+00:00January 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

FDA Bans Powdered Gloves

The Food & Drug Administration announced on Monday, December 19th a final ruling banning Powdered Surgeon's Gloves, Powdered Patient Examination Gloves, and Absorbable Powder for Lubricating a Surgeon's Glove. The FDA stated, “the gloves present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury and that the risk cannot be corrected or eliminated by labeling

By |2017-01-17T17:59:26+00:00January 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Protecting Your Body’s Largest Organ – At Its First Line of Defense

Did you know that your skin is your body’s largest organ? Protecting your skin is vital to your overall health. The stratum corneum is composed of 15-20 layers of flattened cells. As recently as the 1960’s, researchers believed that the stratum corneum was only a collection of dead, shedding cells without any function. As it

By |2017-01-17T17:36:37+00:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Theraworx Featured in Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN) for Infection Prevention

Asheville, North Carolina – June 4, 2015, Avadim Technologies Inc. and its new paradigm skin hygiene product, Theraworx®, gained valuable national publicity this week with the publication of the June issue of Healthcare Purchasing News, the most widely-read industry journal for hospital Supply Chain and Value Analysis professionals, and an industry publication also routinely read

By |2016-12-09T15:44:38+00:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments