July 16, 2019
Spending long hours outdoors in high temperatures, especially if you are engaged in heavy physical activity, can cause our bodies to overheat and start shutting down. This is called heatstroke.
July 11, 2019
According to the Cleveland Clinic, almost 20 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with a thyroid disease, with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism being the two most common.
July 9, 2019
If you are an avid traveler, you are probably no stranger to the effects of
jet lag on your body. When you cross time zones quickly in a plane, your
body can sometimes have trouble adjusting to a new sleep-wake cycle.
July 5, 2019
Wine, beer or the occasional shot of something stronger. Many of us enjoy a
couple of drinks when we hang out with friends and family at parties or on
a night out at the local watering hole, but did you ever wonder if you
drink too much?
July 2, 2019
Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to 3 lives? Giving blood is easy to do, and can really make a difference in someone else’s life.
June 27, 2019
We all dread when it happens. You start to feel a scratchiness in your
throat and your nose starts to run. Coming down with a cold can be a real
pain, but unfortunately antibiotics won’t work on it. So what can you do to
get back on your feet quicker?
June 25, 2019
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention breaks down vaccines for travel into three categories: routine, required and recommended.
June 20, 2019
Quitting smoking is hard, but it is important for your health. All the experts says that the best way to be successful is to have a plan ready for handling the withdrawal symptoms and craving triggers. You need to be totally committed to stopping.
June 19, 2019
In our high tech, fast-paced society, a lot of us wear our sleep deprivation like a badge of honor, but not getting enough sleep on a nightly basis can play havoc with your health.
June 13, 2019
Most people opt for either acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Motrin and Advil) pretty interchangeably, but did you know that each one operates on your body differently?