Sunday, October 22, 2017

Your Dirty Mouth Could Give You Digestion Problems

You may not think of your oral health when sitting on the toilet, but certain bacteria in the mouth could be to blame for your bowel problems. Related: Kombucha Drinks Are a Very Expensive Replacement for Vegetables MedicalXpress reports that a team of researchers realized their patients with bowel disorders (either irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis…

Saturday, October 14, 2017

8 Ways To Help Children With Special Needs From Being Bullied

October is bullying prevention month, and according to Sheri Sobrato Brisson, a brain tumor survivor who discovered the importance of self-reflection during her recovery, young people living with serious health conditions face challenges their peers can’t even comprehend. You’d think their classmates would cut sick kids some slack. Sadly, that is not the case. Teasing someone…

Monday, September 25, 2017

How To Find The Right Therapist

It is often said that depression is the common cold of mental disorders. For most people, even more commonplace is being confused about what depression actually is and if they only have the blues. Although it is extremely reductive to say that the way in which depression manifests in everyone is the same, mental health experts…

Saturday, September 23, 2017

How To Know If Your Cleaning Products Are Putting You at Risk

Would you be surprised if we told you that the very products you might be using to rid your home of dirt, germs, grime and bacteria might actually be causing you and your family more harm than those elements would themselves? Would you be concerned if we suggested that your everyday household cleaning products could not…

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Best Way To Eat Broccoli May Surprise You

Broccoli is healthy, but baby broccoli sprouts may be even healthier and have between 10 to 100 times more cancer-fighting compounds than the more mature florets. There’s just one catch: cooking these veggies can completely deplete these powerful compounds. Luckily a team of researchers has figured out a way to cook the sprouts while still conserving…

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Standing At Work As Unhealthy As Cigarettes, Study Says

Sitting at a desk all day will slowly eat away at one’s health—countless studies over the years have reaffirmed this common assumption. Standing desks have become a popular solution to the sedentary lifestyle global workforces have created, but unless they have an option for sitting, they may not be a much healthier option at all. In…

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Eating Badly Is a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

A long list of benefits is associated with maintaining a nutritious, well-balanced diet, including added energy, weight control and a lower risk of diabetes. While many of us are aware we should eat more greens and less processed food, the health risks of not doing so aren't always so clear. A new study outlines the serious…

Friday, September 15, 2017

Do you back Sen. Sanders' call for universal health care?

Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled yesterday the latest version of his plan to expand Medicare to cover all Americans. Universal health care coverage was central to the Vermont senator's 2016 presidential campaign. More than a dozen Democrat senators, including U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, lined up behind the independent's plan. "Clearly Democrats are seeing that the vast…

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Benefits of Swimming For Health

Swimming for health is a great way to increase your fitness, health and social circle. There are four swim strokes being freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. There are numerous reasons why you should consider improving your health by taking a swim. PHYSICAL HEALTH BENEFITS Cardio workout – continuous movement through the water raises your heart rate.…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

How to Make and the Benefits of Drinking Detox Water

Detox water is one of the most popular tools for weight loss to come around in a long time, and for great reasons. Not only can you drink detox water to lose weight, it tastes delicious and helps flush your body of toxins. Drinking water is one of the best things you can do for fast…

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Depression-the quiet epidemic among the young

For Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov, 'no single English word renders all the shades of toska,' a Russian term that roughly translates to sadness and melancholia. 'At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of great spiritual anguish, often without any cause,' he said. It is a word that perfectly captures the feeling of being…

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Can Botox For Frown Lines Cure Depression?

Depression, stress, and anxiety have been on the rise for more Americans than ever and many are facing trouble to get the help they need, a new study suggested Monday. An evaluation of federal health data estimated 8.3 million American adults — about 3.4 percent of the U.S. population — suffering from psychological distress. The study…

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Psychology Of Alien Abduction Stories

Alien abduction stories have been circulating for decades. The classic version includes someone being sucked up by a beam of light in the middle of the night, and weird-looking green creatures subject that person to horrifying experiments, like the dreaded anal probe. How much truth is there to these stories? We can’t say for sure, especially…

Monday, January 23, 2017

Rural America Could be Hardest Hit by Obamacare Repeal

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. The health of rural America is failing, and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without adequate replacement could prove disastrous. A December, 2016, report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that for the first time in 20 years, life expectancy in the United States…

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

5 Nap Tips For Bad Sleepers

To nap or not to nap? That is the question. Research seems to be divided on how much sleep you should get to be at your healthiest. Sleep, of course, is necessary for survival and people need their beauty rest if they want to think clearly, lower stress levels, keep their blood pressure stable and repair…

Sunday, January 8, 2017

An hour-long nap after Lunch may help older Adults to preserve their Memories: Study

New York, Jan 6, 2017: An hour-long nap after lunch may help older adults to preserve their memories, improve their ability to think clearly as well as to make decisions, a study has found. Sleep plays a key role in helping older adults maintain their healthy mental function, necessary for people as they age, the researchers…

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Only 20 Percent Of Americans Support Health Law Repeal Without Replacement Plan

By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News January 6, 2017 The Republican strategy of repealing the Affordable Health Care Act before devising a replacement plan has the support of only one in five Americans, a poll released Friday finds. The Kaiser Family Foundation survey also disclosed that shrinking the federal government's involvement and spending in health care…

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Are You a Skeptic? You're Probably Healthier Than the Rest of Us

Now more than ever, it's important you know how to advocate for your own health care. Our medical system is complex and costly -- and soon to be changing. No one knows entirely what's in store. Because of that, and to ensure your needs as a patient don't get lost in the shuffle, you should know…

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

3 Reasons You Always Get Sick In December

Winter usually comes with perpetual cold — not just outdoor temperatures, but also within our bodies. As soon as the arctic weather sets in, people start coughing and sneezing. It’s not supernatural; there’s a reason you feel endlessly ill in December and the other winter months. It’s cold Unfortunately, it turns out our nagging mothers were…

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

You Wouldn't Expect These 6 Things To Cause Hallucinations

Part of what makes hallucinations so scary is the victim's inability to distinguish between fantasy and reality. Another thing that makes them terrifying is their many different causes. The frightening malady was in the news lately when five people in Oregon were hospitalized with hallucinations, the only apparent link between them being direct contact with one…