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What’s the Harm In Watching Television?

TV is one of America’s ultimate sources of entertainment, but it may also be the root of many serious health problems—especially in young kids...

Could You Live Without Sugar?

A family of four has been making headlines after a year-long challenge to give up sugar in their diet. But is this serious shift in eating habits necessary?

The Healing Powers of Humor

They say laughter is the best medicine, and it just might be the truth! Laughing provides a number of health benefits that could reduce your need for more conventional treatments and medications.

Get Savvy About Salt

The week of March 11 is Salt Awareness Week, and it may have you thinking about the amount of sodium that you consume each...
Are You Sitting Too Much? How Desk Bound Workers Can Stay Healthy

Are You Sitting Too Much? How Desk Bound Workers Can Stay...

Many medical experts now consider sitting to be as unhealthy as smoking. Studies have linked prolonged sitting with increased risk...
4 Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

4 Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

In case you haven't marked it on your calendar, today is National Drink Wine Day! So pour a glass and drink up – you’re likely to experience health benefits like...
When "Good" Cholesterol Goes Bad

When “Good” Cholesterol Goes Bad

Medical experts generally see High Density Lipoproteins as good cholesterol, but are now wondering if there really is such a thing.
Uncovering The Truth About Antibacterial Soap

Are Antibacterial Suds Really Duds?

It turns out that antibacterial soaps and body washes may not be effective at preventing the spread of germs. In fact, these products may be doing us more harm than good.
Health Brief: Managing Holiday Stress

Health Brief: Managing Holiday Stress

Your schedule may be busy, you can still keep your cool and eliminate worry from your holiday season by following a few stress-fighting strategies
Simple and Healthy Holiday Recipes

Simple and Healthy Holiday Recipes

The holidays can be a time of frequent indulgences that may not be friendly for your waistline. If you are trying to prevent holiday...
How to Ease Cold Symptoms at Home

How to Ease Cold Symptoms at Home

Cold and flu season is here, so you might get your home ready with some simple cold remedies that can relieve your symptoms and...
What Dreams and Nightmares Reveal About Your Health

What Dreams and Nightmares Reveal About Your Health

Turns out that dream about showing up naked to your final exam might actually provide vital clues about your health.
5 Tips for A Healthier Thanksgiving Meal

5 Tips for A Healthier Thanksgiving Meal

There are ways to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal while keeping consumption, calories, and extra pounds in check.
Health Brief: 4 Flu Prevention Misconceptions

Health Brief: 4 Flu Prevention Misconceptions

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!
6 Flu-Fighting Foods and Drinks

6 Flu-Fighting Foods and Drinks

What you eat and drink can impact flu prevention, ease symptoms and speed up recovery. Try these flu-fighting foods when you begin to feel sick.
Have Scientists Unlocked The Flu’s Secret?

Have Scientists Unlocked The Flu’s Secret?

Influenza’s truly insidious nature has been revealed. Scientists have discovered that the virus is able to infect its host by first killing off the cells of the immune system that are actually best equipped to neutralize the virus.
Tips for baking healthier cookies

How to Bake Healthier Cookies

Cookies are a heartwarming treat for the holiday season, but they can lead to seasonal weight gain if you overindulge. If you have a...
Diabetes management and prevention tips

Health Brief: Tips to Better Manage and Prevent Diabetes

Currently 26 million Americans are diabetic and another 79 million have prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar levels. The lifestyle choices that you and your loved ones make can lower your risk for diabetes or diabetic complications.
Foods for healthy eyes

Foods that Promote Healthy Eyes

You may have heard that carrots are good for your eyes, but there is actually a plethora of foods you should be eating to keep your peepers in tip-top shape.
simple eye exercises

3 Simple Exercises for Your Eyes

Even if you are a physically active individual, there may be a major part of your body that you are neglecting to work out: your eyes.