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Posted Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Having trouble falling asleep? You’re not alone. It’s common to experience a restless night every now and then. The good news: There are steps you can take to help yourself start to snooze.
Posted Thu, Oct 21, 2021
There are many options for treating breast cancer, including breast cancer surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and more. And while treatment is often necessary, research suggests that certain therapies for breast cancer ca...
Posted Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Sudden cardiac arrest is a quickly occurring, life-threatening emergency that can affect anyone—from seemingly healthy teen athletes to seniors.
Posted Wed, Sep 22, 2021
When the body’s cells grow and divide in ways that our systems can’t manage, they become cancerous. Lifestyle and environmental factors can influence these changes, but our changing genes also play a crucial role in determining an increased risk...
Posted Tue, Sep 21, 2021
If you have an infection, your body can develop a life-threatening reaction known as sepsis. Sepsis takes more than 258,000 American lives each year according to the Centers for Disease Control. Here’s what you need to know about sepsis and how ...
Posted Tue, Aug 31, 2021
How can you help your child properly fuel to get the most out of their school day? We have a few tips for creating fun and nutritious packed lunches. Let’s start with the basics.
Posted Wed, Jul 14, 2021
Did you know that women are expected to live 4.9 years longer than men on average? Why is there an almost 5-year difference in life expectancy between the sexes? For years, researchers have attributed this to lifestyle differences. However, new ...
Posted Wed, Jun 30, 2021
Days are noticeably getting hotter, and what better way to stay refreshed and hydrated in this Texas summer than by nursing a cold glass of iced tea on a patio? While sinfully sweet teas are a Texan classic,
Posted Mon, Jun 21, 2021
The differences in severity and side effects in men’s and women’s experiences with COVID-19 and the vaccines may stem from various factors like genetics, sex hormones, and even sociocultural norms. Let’s dive deeper into the differences.
Posted Mon, May 10, 2021
Most of us have heard about the billion-dollar “brain games” industry that provides mental challenges to improve cognitive ability. But does this brain training really work?
Posted Mon, Apr 05, 2021
Nutrition labels are great; they help you figure out the ingredients and nutritional composition of a food product. Sometimes, though, they can be a bit deceitful. That snack may look healthy with only 6% of your daily saturated fat intake and 5...
Posted Fri, Feb 19, 2021
According to the CDC, there are about 20,000 emergency room visits for carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States every year. Carbon monoxide is incredibly dangerous and nearly impossible for a human to detect, so how can you protect yoursel...
Posted Tue, Feb 09, 2021
When most people think about COVID-19, they think of shortness of breath as a result of lungs becoming inflamed. However, over the past year, doctors and researchers have found significant links between severe COVID-19 symptoms and a decline in ...
Posted Thu, Jan 21, 2021
Nearly a year after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic, we have been hearing more hopeful news as governments have begun distributing vaccines to certain priority groups, including healthcare providers, first...
Posted Sat, Jan 09, 2021
The successful testing and now distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines have been perhaps the most hopeful developments since the initial spread of the virus. But with this optimistic news comes a lot of chatter, both from qualified and unqualified...
Posted Sun, Dec 13, 2020
Even more than usual, everyone is looking for ways to stay healthy this winter. So when you’re shopping for gifts this holiday season, consider giving something they’ll really appreciate: thoughtful presents that focus on health and wellness. Be...
Posted Thu, Dec 10, 2020
Because the situation surrounding COVID-19 is constantly evolving, some information may not be up to date. Stay informed by following information from your local officials and by visiting the CDC website.
Posted Wed, Dec 09, 2020
Back pain is an extremely common condition, with at least 80% of Americans experiencing it in their lifetimes. This does not mean it’s not something you should ever ignore, however. There are several different potential causes for chronic back p...
Posted Thu, Dec 03, 2020
If you spend enough time searching for skincare tips online, you’ll be sure to come across a wide array of advice; some of it good, and some of it not so good. It can be frustrating to see so many different sources contradict each other. How do ...