Giveaway – BioMed For Pain Relief #HealthyLiving #painrelief #GIVEAWAY

If all this sitting around is getting to be a pain in the neck, there are some really great relief products from BioMed. No matter what feels tight or is causing you discomfort, there is a heating pad that is sure to bring alleviation. 

Sunny Bay Hands-Free Neck Heating Wrap: Microwavable Thermal Hot Pack, Heat Therapy Neck Brace for Sore Neck Shoulder Muscle Pain Relief. Quite a name, but at least it’s descriptive. This comes in multiple sizes and colors, including some fun plaid patterns.  It’s easy to use and reuse, so there is a really good value to the $25 price. 

More about this product-

  • PAIN RELIEF: Release muscle tension and pain in neck and shoulders in the office, car, or at home
  • THERAPEUTIC: Easy to heat in the microwave, our ergonomic soft pillows stay put hands-free
  • COMFORTABLE: Flax seeds fill and soft fleece cover hold heat for up to 30 minutes for pain relief
  • HOT-COLD USE: Use as a heat pack for the pain relief behind the head or use as a cold wrap
  • REUSABLE: Can be heated in the microwave or cooled in the freezer over and over for reliable relief

Sunny Bay Lower Back and Shoulder Joint Heat Wrap with Strap, 10″x18″ Heat Pad, Microwave Hot/Cold Pad, Reusable, Portable, Navy Blue. Again with the long and very descriptive name, but at least you know what you are getting. In several sizes and colors, with the price depending on size between $40 to $46. 

More about this product-

  • ✓ unbeatable Large size: The amazing, Large heating area is unmatched by any portable heating wraps. The heating area measures 18 inches wide and 10 inches tall. It provides heat therapy to the entire back for most people.
  • ✓ Must have heat therapy: if you’re suffering from arthritis, knee pain, back pain, shoulder joint pain, tendonitis, neuropathy, sciatica, bursitis, fibromyalgia, neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, hip pain, tennis elbow, Golf elbow, shoulder pain, shin splints, chronic pain, etc. You must try this product! The long-lasting heat works well to relieve your pain.
  • ✓ microwavable, portable, reusable & cordless: the back heating pack has extra-long straps: total 60 inches long, enough for a Large person to tie the wrap around the body. It stays on the shoulder or around your waist when you move around. It weighs only 2.5 lb. Most people will not feel the weight when doing light house work.
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Top 10 Immune Boosting Foods + Pro Tips to Incorporate Diet with Fresh, Healthy Foods

Can orange a day keep COVID away? Don’t we all wish it could be this simple. Well, the good news is we know fueling your body fresh, nutritious food can help boost your immune system to help fight off disease. If you’re looking for tips on ways to boost your immune system, consider the following dietary advice from Territory Foods Riley Rearden, LA Culinary Manager and Danielle Schaub, Culinary & Nutrition Manager, MSPH, RD.

1.) Load up on Vitamin C – Micronutrients support a healthy immune system.

2.) Limit Processed Foods – eating foods and beverages high in sugar or refined carbs, may reduce your body’s ability to ward off disease.

3.) Eat more Fruits + Veggies – which are high in vitamins, essential for immune system function to help boost your immune system.

Here are their picks on top 10 Best Immune Boosting Foods:

Berries (particularly blueberries, raspberries, elderberries). Berries are called superfoods for a reason. They may be tiny but they packed with antioxidants (beneficial for immunity, warding off toxins/cell damage, and decreasing inflammation).

Brazil Nuts– Brazil nuts have very high amounts of selenium. Studies have shown that increased amounts of selenium in our bloodstream are associated with an enhanced immune response. They also support thyroid function and the healthy fats are great for brain function.

Oysters– Oysters are very high in zinc which helps us ward off viruses and unfriendly bacteria. It also helps our bodies build and repair our cellular DNA.

Hemp Seeds– If you are plant-based, seeds are another great way to get your zinc. Hemp seeds in particular can contain up to 43% of your daily zinc recommendation. Seeds also are a great source of fiber, healthy fats, vitamins (like vitamin E), and minerals which all contribute to a healthy immune system.

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The new COVID-19 bill

Shared via Children’s Defense Fund-

Late last night, the Senate passed a $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package that represents an important step toward helping to meet the needs of children and families, the health care system, and states incurring huge new costs in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The package includes many provisions which will begin to help ease the burdens of this crisis for millions of children and families across the country, including:

  • Putting money directly in the hands of low- and middle-income earners with one time cash payments of $1,200 per adult and $500 per child
  • Supporting families facing housing insecurity with grants for homelessness assistance, an increase in funding to support low-income renters, and protections against foreclosures and evictions
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Coronavirus price gouging complaints for 900 businesses. Here’s how to file a report

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New Jersey’s top law enforcement official announced the state is taking aggressive steps to crack down on such measures with more than 1,400 price gouging complaints.

“We know that this is a concern to many people,” state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday at a daily coronavirus briefing.

“To date, our Division of Consumer Affairs has received over 1,400 COVID-19 related complaints concerning some 900 distinct business locations across New Jersey,” Grewal said. “Let me tell you that our investigators have been on top of this. They’re working with our county partners to complete about 350 inspections to date.”

“We’ve issued about 160 cease-and-desist letters and served nearly 30 subpoenas,” he added. “The complaints that we received included allegations that details are unfairly raising prices on surgical masks, on hand sanitizers, on disinfecting sprays and wipes, food, bottled water and similar items.”

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ADVENTURE AQUARIUM ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE

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While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Adventure Aquarium, we are committed to putting the health and safety of our team members, animals, and guests first. Doing our part to help prevent further spread of the illness in our community is important to us, and therefore we will be temporarily closing to the public effective Monday, March 16, 2020 as a precautionary measure and are planning on reopening on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Our devoted animal husbandry teams and essential personnel will continue to maintain the vital systems and processes that ensure the highest level of care for the animals and aquatic life here at Adventure Aquarium. These team members have been trained on hygiene policies, social distancing methods, and have access to personal protective gear. Additional team members, who cannot work remotely, will receive paid leave.

During this time, we will continue to follow recommendations of public health officials and monitor the situation with regular updates posted to our website, adventureaquarium.com, and on our FacebookInstagram, and Twitter pages. We will work with guests to reschedule their visit or refund tickets as needed.
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Coronavirus, The Olympics, and At Home Testing

Sharing this information with you via the NYTimes, hope it helps. Stay safe!

What it will take to stop the coronavirus

If the U.S. is to repeat the success of countries like China and South Korea in containing the epidemic, health experts say it will require extraordinary coordination and money from leaders as well as near-total cooperation from the public.
Our health reporter Donald McNeil writes: “If it were possible to wave a magic wand and make all Americans freeze in place for 14 days while sitting six feet apart, epidemiologists say, the whole epidemic would sputter to a halt.”
Here are the latest updates and maps of the pandemic.
In other developments:
■ President Trump said major disaster declarations were underway for California, New York and Washington, the three states hardest hit by the virus. With more than 15,000 confirmed cases, New York State now accounts for roughly 5 percent of the world’s total tally.

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■ Senate Democrats blocked action on a nearly $2 trillion government rescue package, which they said failed to adequately protect workers or impose strict enough restrictions on bailed-out businesses. Another vote is scheduled for this morning.

Coronavirus Updates: Have You Heard About The New Symptoms To Be Aware Of?

• A potential sign of coronavirus: Doctors caution that sensory loss may be a sign of COVID-19. “There have been a rapidly growing number of reports of a significant increase in the number of patients presenting with anosmia in the absence of other symptoms,” the president of the British Rhinological Society wrote. If you experience sensory loss, you should call your doctor and self-isolate. 

• New York becomes center of U.S. outbreak: New York has more than 20,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, the majority of U.S. cases. New York now accounts for 5% of cases worldwide. The spike in cases is 
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Tip-Top: 4 Ways to Stay Healthy and Strong

It’s no secret to everyone that health is indeed wealth. If a person isn’t healthy at all, he or she begins to become sickly. People who have bad health can’t work or even have fun. What’s also terrifying is that people who have poor health are more likely to catch a disease. 

 

In fact, in today’s time, we are facing a global pandemic that often targets people who are immunocompromised or those who have weak immune systems. COVID-19 or Coronavirus Disease 2019, is an infectious disease that can cause life-threatening conditions. The virus mainly affects people who have immunity problems and poor general health. Not only that, other lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease are also at an all-time high. 

 

Even though people are faced with a lot of challenges to their health and well being, people shouldn’t worry too much. There are a lot of things they can do to become healthy and avoid such terrible conditions. 

 

As mentioned earlier, not being healthy can lead to a lot of problems. How can you enjoy life if you aren’t healthy? Enough of the negativity and get off the couch! Here are some things you can do to keep your mind and body in tip-top shape!

Eating Right

The energy we need to do almost everything, from breathing to playing your video games, comes from the food we eat. Without food, life, and everything in the world would cease to exist. Eating the right food such as green leafy vegetables, food rich in protein and other vitamins and minerals are essential for the body to become fit and healthy. 

 

Fish, meat, poultry, and eggs can provide us with protein to help build up muscle. Fruits and vegetables, on the other hand, help give the body with essential vitamins. Vitamin C or citric acid, vitamin B6, and Vitamin E are potent minerals that help the body fight off infections.

 

Eating all the time may sound great, but too much of it can also harm the body. Take note, eating right also means that you eat everything in moderation. Too much meat may build up more protein in your body than your kidneys can handle. It’s also best that you avoid fast food, junk food, and high sugar food that can lead to diabetes and other problems.
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