Category: Health

Live Long Suggestions to Live a Longer Life

Live Long Suggestions to living a longer life Want to live long?  Sure we all do.  Well little do most know that simply changing to a positive attitude can add 5 years to your life.  There have been so many

Does Weight Watchers really work?

According to a study published recently in the British medical journal The Lancet, people following the Weight Watchers program for a year lost twice as much weight as those who followed weight-loss guidance from their doctor. What does this mean?

Bringing Baby Home to Older Siblings

Bringing a new baby home from the hospital is a moment every parent treasures, but what about when you have an older child?  Is the older sibling going to feel resentment towards the new baby? Will they understand to be

Spicy Foods and Pain Medication?

You’re eating sushi with a friend. The friend splashes some wasabi on the sushi and you just cringe, knowing how spicy that would be if you did the same. While spicy foods may be an acquired taste, what if the

Staying Cool during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a very happy time, but it can also be a miserable time, especially during the summer months.  With heat flashes and double the blood pumping through your veins, not to mention the extra weight, how do you stay

Salmonella Found in Ground Turkey Meat

International food producer Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen ground turkey produced between Feb. 20 and Aug. 2 
after being linked to a salmonella outbreak.

What is leisure sickness?

  With the news of the nation’s debt problems, work continuing to pile up at the office, the children or mother-in-law frustrating us, thereby increasing stress levels, and other facets of the daily routine that make us yearn for an

OCD Convention in San Diego

Can you imagine being in a room full of people like Tony Shalhoub’s character Monk? Well this weekend, you can have that experience as the annual International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder meeting takes place in San Diego. The LA Times reports that

Gluten Free: What Does it Mean?

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What is healthy eating, gluten free and organic diets in today's world really worth when it comes to America and their issues surrounding losing weight?

World Health Organization Safety Checklist

The World Health Organization finds out it is safer to fly than to take a visit to a hospital. Applying a checklist when it comes to surgery helps, but what is wrong with the medical system when it comes

Facebook Feedback Helped Diagnose Kawasaki Disease

Facebook is more than just a social network; apparently it’s also a means by which medical diagnosis can be attained. Recently, the popular social network assisted a mother in her search for answers and essentially helped save her son’s life.

Is Childhood Obesity Abuse?

The American lifestyle is overindulgent. With endless choices available, gluttony is likely. Society teaches us to want; often times much more than we need. This fact applies to many areas of our lives, especially food. So it’s no wonder that

Quitting Smoking May Be Bad For Your Health? Chantix Found to Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Quitting smoking is a struggle for many people. Some say it’s one of the hardest addictions to overcome. Hence, people were elated when popular smoking cessation drug Chantix hit the markets in 2006- claiming to work wonders with curving nicotine

4th of July Fireworks Causes Increase in Emergency Room Visits

As splendid as fireworks are, are as dangerous as they can be also. Fireworks are a class of explosive pyrotechnic devices which consist of cardboard or plastic; with pressurized gunpowder packed inside. Their luminous designs and loud sounds are beautiful,

Recall of Tylenol Extra Strength Products

Tylenol is a wonder drug. Alleviating a majority of aches and pains, it is one of the most commonly used medications for pain relief and fever reduction. A survey conducted by the Drug Use and Management Program at Oregon State

Lyme Disease : What to Watch Out for When Outdoors

Summer is a beautiful time of year. The sun is out, the days are longer, and you can go outside without getting frostbite! But watch out because there is another type of bite which you can get during the summer

Sex Personality and Foreign Language

Speaking French is romantic, no matter what you are saying, isn’t it? Other languages perhaps also have some effect on sexual relationships, but has this really been researched? According to sexologist Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright, recent research out of The

Yale researchers find link between quitting smoking and gaining weight

WASHINGTON, DC— Researchers at Yale University claim that they have finally found the link between quitting smoking and weight gain. On average, when people kick the habit they gain up to ten pounds—a well known fact that many smokers cite

Family Road Trips: ADHD Children

“Are we there yet? “ “No.” “Are we there yet?” “NO!” Sounds familiar? It is getting to be the season where we want to take the kids on a little road trip to one of the National Parks, to Disneyworld,