6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Between all the parties and holiday goodies this time of year, it can be hard to maintain a healthy diet throughout the holiday season. If you find yourself abandoning healthy…

Thanksgiving Feast-Easting Healthy During Holidays

Holiday Diabetes Awareness

November is diabetes awareness month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and one in four…

How Diet affects Cholesterol

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is made by the liver and used for a variety of jobs such as producing hormones or breaking down fatty…

Over-the-Counter Drug Safety Tips

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are non-prescription medicines, which means you can purchase them at a store or pharmacy without a prescription from your doctor. These drugs are safe and effective when…

Using Technology to Improve Health and Fitness

Although you still must do the actual hard work yourself when exercising, today there are more gadgets and devices than ever to help you lose weight and achieve your fitness…

Essential Men’s Health Screenings Age 50+: Infographic

It’s men’s health month. Here are 14 essential health screenings for men ages 50+.

Signs and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning

Even small amounts of lead can lead to serious health issues, and lead poisoning can occur if lead builds up in the body over months or years. Children under 6…

The Effects of Exercise on Your Brain

A condition that becomes more common with age and is often associated with the aging process is dementia, an impaired ability to think and recall. Dementia’s primary cause, Alzheimer’s disease,…

Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Hypothyroidism

The thyroid is a gland located in the lower front part of your neck, and it releases hormones that affect virtually every part of the body from metabolism and temperature…

Osteoporosis and Hip Fractures

Bones in the body are just another form of bodily tissue—as elements break down, they’re replaced by natural processes. However, when the rate of new bone creation doesn’t match the…