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Bowel Management: Regaining Your Independence
Let's face it, sometimes the last thing we want to talk about is our bathroom routine. It's a taboo subject, but we all do it. However, for those with spinal cord injuries or other medical conditions, having a reliable bowel management routine can drastically improve confidence, independence and overall quality of life. Online medical supply stores are a great place to look for bowel maintenance tools that may not be available in your local stores. [More]

For years your doctor, your mom and your friend who goes to the gym multiple times a week have probably been telling you to eat better and exercise mo... [More]

Our friends at the Ostomy Help blog have posted about the benefits of both sunlight and Vitamin D in maintaining your overall health. With the warmth of summer still several months away, we would like to remind our readers of the benefits of taking Vitamin D as well as Calcium, both in the form of daily dietary intake as well as supplements when we can’t get our daily dose of Vitamin D from the natural sunlight we normally do in the middle of winter. [More]

Fifty-one percent of American adults take two or more pills each day—a prescription drug, an over-the-counter drug, or a vitamin or herbal supplement—according to a new survey. And nearly half, 46 percent, said they were taking an average of nearly three prescription medications a week. Predictably, more people tended to take more prescriptions, as they grow older. [More]