When it comes to grocery shopping, many consumers’ habits are changing, which is why farmers’ markets have seen a recent revival all around the country. Whether you live in a small town or a big city, it is likely that there is a farmers’ market in your area, and it may be one of the […]
In honor of Men's Health Month, encourage all the important men in your life to get active this summer with these helpful tips for exercising amidst midlife changes.
Here are some of the most essential questions you should bring up during any doctor visit to ensure that you are getting the most value for your visit.
Cold and flu season is here, so you might get your home ready with some simple cold remedies that can relieve your symptoms and get you on the road to rapid recovery. Over-the-counter medication can provide some relief, but many people prefer holistic healing strategies to clear congestion and ease a sore throat. Here are […]
When it comes to flu prevention, many of us believe in old wives’ tales and health myths. What we believe to be flu prevention tactics may not prevent flu at all, and some of these ideas may actually be harmful to our health!
If eyes are not cared for properly, you may experience vision loss. Here are five key signs of eye problems, that could require emergency medical attention.
After planning a vacation and finally arriving at your destination, getting sick may sound like a nightmare. Still, there is the possibility that you might fall ill during your travels, so you should stay prepared by knowing what to do when you feel the unpleasant symptoms of an oncoming illness.
It’s no secret that a balanced diet with plenty of meals prepared at home will improve your family’s health. Yet without the right handling and storage techniques, even nutrient-packed super foods can be dangerous to your health. By using these helpful guidelines for food safety, you can feel confident that the food you put on […]
From pollen to dust - a lot of things in the air that can kick allergies into overdrive. You may not be able to avoid all allergens, but you can limit their effect with these tips.
Don’t dread getting older! Several studies have shown that older people tend to be happier and view life more positively. Part of healthy aging is learning to adapt to change while staying involved in your community, exploring new hobbies and staying active. In the words of Mark Twain, “age is an issue of mind over […]
For those of us fortunate enough to spend time on vacation this season with family and friends, we have to remember not to take a vacation from our health. No matter if you are going abroad or staying in your own backyard, certain precautions need to be made to keep yourself out of harm’s way.
For years there have been standards for alcoholism, but studies at Harvard Medical School are presenting a new list of symptoms that correlate to drinkers who are considered ‘almost alcoholics’. Read the checklist below; if you identify with one or more of the following statements, you might be on a dangerous path to full-fledged alcoholism […]