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The Importance of Water
Have you ever heard the adage that you are what you eat? Well, it may be more appropriate to say that you are what you drink. And whether you realize it or n...Read More

Medical Tests You Need at Various Life Stages
There are numerous medical tests that can be taken throughout an individual's life. Some are relevant to age while others are on a need-only basis. Regardles...Read More

The Real Age Test
So you've seen Dr. Roizen all over TV talking about his Real Age test and wonder if it's just another health fad. With all of the fad diets on the market, yo...Read More

Skin: Your Body's First Line of Defense
You may have heard about the importance of taking care of your skin. You may have even heard how to take care of your skin. But, the fact is, most Americans ...Read More

How Much Sleep Are You Getting?
We spend a third of our lives doing it and without it our brains and bodies could not accomplish much of anything at all. Seven hours a night (the adult aver...Read More

Stress
Did you know that stress can affect all areas of your mind and body? Human beings have bodies well adapted for the effects of short-...Read More

Help with Stress
Did you know that even if you are experiencing a great deal of stress in your life, there are several things you can try today for alleviating the symptoms o...Read More

Do You Know Any Cool Facts About the Brain?
The human brain is one of the biggest mysteries to science. Even after centuries of scientific study and eons of brain explorations, the human brain is not e...Read More

How to be Heart Healthy
Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, and it is one disease that can be widely prevented with some changes in lifes...Read More

Sleep is Essential to Good Health
According to new research done at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, about two-thirds of employed people in the United States are ...Read More

Influenza Prevention
The recent news headlines and media coverage on the global outbreak of Swine Flu has caused repercussions around the world. Since hundreds of strains of infl...Read More

Did You Know About the Different Types of Insomnia?
Insomnia was first recognized as an Anglicized word in 1623, so the state of sleeplessness has been around for many centuries to plague humans. The definitio...Read More

Did You Know That November is National Diabetes Awareness Month?
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month in the United States, and the date of November 14 was chosen by the United Nations as World Diabetes Day. The U...Read More

What is Telehealth?
Telehealth is a method of delivering health care that utilizes advanced technology to improve the accessibility, efficiency and quality of care received. Tho...Read More

Ten Healthy Reasons To Drink Milk
Perhaps your mother or grandmother told you to drink three glasses of milk a day to help you grow strong bones, but now research has shown other benefits to ...Read More

Sun Safety
With the advent of summer, all those who plan on spending any amount of time in the sun should be aware of the possible health hazards associated with sun ex...Read More

Brushing Your Teeth Twice a Day Can Reduce Your Likelihood of a Heart Attack By 70%
In a recent study done by scientists from University College London, data was analyzed from 11,000 people with an average age of 50 who took part in the Scot...Read More

Five Easy Steps to Wellness
Here are some staggering statistics about the health of U.S. adults today. The Department of Health and Human Services keeps longitudinal data on hundreds of...Read More

What is Anxiety and What Can We Do About It?
As the summer is ending, students are getting ready to return to school, last minute vacations are being scheduled, and the house repairs scheduled for the s...Read More

Cost Effective Alternatives to a Colonoscopy
Many people over the age of 50 have their physician recommend a colonoscopy for screening for colonic and rectal cancer. Investing in colorectal cancer scree...Read More

There are More Than Two Types of Diabetes
 Most people may think there are only two types of diabetes, Diabetes Type 1 and Diabetes Type 2. However, there are several other types of diabetes tha...Read More

What is Pre-Diabetes and what Can be Done to Manage it?
 If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, then you join a large group of an estimated 60 million people in the U.S. Pre-diabetes occu...Read More

You Can Get Help Paying for Prescription Medications
With unemployment numbers rising, employer benefits diminishing, and self-employed benefits sometimes out of reach for the small business owners, health insu...Read More

The Effects of Stress on Skin
 The world is filled with wars, poverty, disease, and terrorism; and the media has daily exposes on the faltering economy, bleak housing outlook, and la...Read More

Positive Thinkers Have Better Health and Longer Lives
It’s easy to become disenfranchised these days through just listening to the media stories on the state of the world—terrorism, violence against ...Read More

Do You Know the High Price of Anxiety?
Everyone experiences some form of anxiety on a daily basis. There is the anxiety that comes from being late for an appointment, not getting to the Post Offic...Read More

If You are Feeling SAD this Season, You Have Company
When daylight is at the nadir of earth’s orbit around the sun, many people feel SAD, or experience Seasonal Affective Disorder. The lack of sunlight, t...Read More

Did You Know That Sun Can Permanently Damage You Skin?
Now that the weather is turning warmer, and the sunny days are longer, many people will want to spend more time outdoors. The warmth of the sun, the newly bl...Read More

Why You need to Wear Sunglasses Year Round
 From the practical Aviators worn by Amelia Earhart to the oversized styles worn by Audrey Hepburn, sunglasses have been globally considered both a nece...Read More

Peptic Ulcers and Treatment
 A peptic ulcer is an erosion of the mucous lining of the stomach, esophagus, or upper small intestine. This erosion of the lining of these areas leaves...Read More

COMPARING NAME BRAND AND GENERIC DRUGS
 You may have wondered what the differences are between a name brand and a generic medication. Are they the same quality? Are they developed differently...Read More

TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR OWN HEALTH
 If  only we could hold our personal trainer, physician, friends, family, work or neighbors responsible for our personal health and wellness, then ...Read More

Did You Know A Few Safety Tips Can Save Lives?
 According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, approximately 715,000 sports- related injuries and accidents happen in school settings,...Read More

HEALTHY HABITS FOR WINTER VITALITY
The winter months in most areas of North America mean longer nights and shorter days, endless days of overcast, grey weather, freezing or below temperatures,...Read More

TOP TEN CAUSES OF STRESS
 All humans experience stress as a naturally occurring physical reaction to certain events and circumstances. Individuals may varying in what they find ...Read More

MEDICATION SCAMS
 Everyone would like to save money on their medical expenses and reduce the costs of monthly prescriptions. Pharmacies and drug companies have also atte...Read More

FACTS AND FICTION ABOUT ALLERGIES
There are some common misconceptions about allergies, and some astounding facts surrounding these widespread ailments. Here are some of the common misconcept...Read More

Fighting Cold and Flu Season by Eating Healthy
Fighting a cold or flu can be a horrible feeling, especially when daily routines interfere. It is important that you practice some common cold prevention tip...Read More

Carbapenem- Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Carbapenem- Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) is a family of germs that are difficult to treat because they have high levels of resistance to antibiotics fo...Read More

The Risks of Purchasing Online Prescription Drugs
Numerous people are feeling the hardships of this tough economy. The attempt to save money on anything possible is on everyone’s mind, including prescription...Read More

Summer Tips
Summer means days at the pool or beach, family vacations and outdoor activities. Here are a few tips to maintaining cool in the warmer months:End...Read More

Techniques to De-stress
Stress has always been - and will always be - one of the main contributors to virtually every problem known to mankind. The thousands of thoughts you think e...Read More

Summer Skincare Tips
Skin needs special care in the summer time. It needs more moisture, more nutritional antioxidants and more sun protection.Here are some tips to help k...Read More

Top 10 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise
Regardless of age or fitness levels, studies have shown that making time for exercise can provide some serious mental health benefits. People can gain much f...Read More


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