Health Infographics

Health Headaches: Why Do We Avoid Our Doctors

Health – or the absence of it – is one of America’s primary concerns. However, as obsessed as we are with our health, we often fare poorly when it comes to maintaining it. We avoid sharing personal problems with our primary care providers and sometimes even neglect going to the doctor at all. Why aren’t we taking care of ourselves and even more importantly, how can this be fixed?

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How to Live Better & Longer

This infographic from Lifewellness Institute covers lifestyle changes that will help you stay healthy, fit and prevent the top three causes of death in America. So whether you plan to include superfoods in your meals, exercise to maintain a healthy weight, balance your stress in order to stay productive, or even set SMART goals to achieve goals, gain et some inspiration and guidance on how to keep your resolutions and stay healthy in 2012.

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How Safe is Pepper Spray

Pepper spray is commonly used by the police to disperse crowds or deal with unruly suspects, but realistically, how safe is pepper spray? This infographic takes a look at what peppers pepper sprays are made of, how they work, and how they can cause fatal or permanent eye damage to people.

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10 Things You (Probably) Wont Hear From Your Doctor

With doctors offices being so busy today, you’re lucky to have 20 minutes with your physician. Because of this, lots of vital information and advice is going unsaid. This infographic from Term Life Insurance takes a look at key health topics that your doctor might not have time to tell you, but that are still important to understand and follow.

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How Dirty is Your Date?

Do you like your date to be dirty? Whether you do or not, here is an infographic exploring the hygiene, or lack thereof, of men and women.

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The Facts About Smoking

Learn some alarming statistics about smoking in this infographic. For example, did you know that 1.3 billion people worldwide still smoke, despite all the hazards? That as well as additional data presented in visual format below.

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Fatal Attraction: Cosmetics and Chemicals

The self-regulated cosmetics industry makes its money with the promise of beauty, though sometimes it neglects to mention that certain chemicals within its products are severely toxic. We pay upwards to $50 billion every year to look and smell fantastic, but for those of you who thought beauty was only skin deep – you may be in for an ugly surprise.

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No Flu For You! 6 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick

Have you been sick with the flu lately? How about a common cold of irritating cough? Did you know that you can significantly lessen your chances of getting sick by following 6 easy steps? This infographic published by Take Part will show you how.

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Carbs Are Killing You: Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat

Fat’s got a bad rap. We’ve heard that curbing our consumption of fatty foods will help you lose weight. We’ve reduced our fat intake, but obesity is still thriving. So what gives? The answer: It’s not fat’s fault. Instead, diets rich in carbohydrates have been secretly storing fat, slowly growing our waistlines and our obesity epidemic. Don’t believe it? This infographic shows how it happens.

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Asbestos Kills American Workers

Did you know that 733,000 office buildings in the United States still contain asbestos materials? Or that 155,000 mechanics and automotive garage workers are potentially exposed to asbestos materials? Asbestos is one of the main causes of mesothelioma cancer. It is deadly. Life expectancy is an average of 8-11 months after diagnose. This infographic lays out some of the facts on the danger of asbestos and mesothelioma.

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