Coughing, sneezing, aches, chills and a fever. This time of year, there is a good chance your nightstand looks something like a medicine cabinet and the floor near your bed is littered with used tissues.
Fruity, colorful and bubbly – the new generation of alcoholic beverages has led to an uptick in binge drinking among the female population, at least that is what some experts speculate. A CDC report out in early January found that 13 percent of non-Hispanic white females binge drink at least three times...
With flu season in full swing, and the number of severe cases leading to an increase in hospitalizations, as well as 18 pediatric deaths, attention must be paid to pregnant women when it comes to this potentially dangerous virus.
Expectant mothers must be encouraged to get a flu shot – and if they notice flu-like symptoms, they need...
Flu Rates are on the Rise:
Salt is America’s favorite condiment. The average American consumes 3,300 milligrams of salt daily – two times more than the recommended daily intake, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Recently, the AHA has revised the guidelines for salt intake to include even the healthiest Americans.
In the quest to rid the world of its deadliest diseases, researchers conduct complex, long-term studies of the effects of food, supplements and the environment on the human body and analyze mountains of clinical data. The hope is always to uncover a cure for diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, diabetes, heart disease and cancer that claim millions of lives every year.
You eat right. You exercise. You do your very best to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Yet, your daily life leaves you bombarded with emails, texts, phone calls, work matters, family matters, financial crises, traffic jams and more, which can be as deadly as a couch potato lifestyle.
Passing up on sweets, sodas, fast food and even meal time indulgences, like mashed potatoes or macaroni and cheese, is considered a wise choice for the health conscious and widely recommended by most health experts, books and websites. And, while resisting these temptations in many cases, is worthy of praise, it can also be a dangerous compliment to health-food obsessed.
For many years, soy has been the homeopathic remedy for many women suffering from the symptoms of menopause, especially hot flashes and night sweats. Over the years, researchers have attempted to draw conclusions on whether or not soy products are truly effective for menopause...