5 Frequently Asked Questions About Cholesterol

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of the big conversation topics in any doctor’s office. How serious is high cholesterol, and how can you lower it? What’s the difference between cholesterol and triglycerides? These are just a couple of the questions about cholesterol that people ask. Let’s look at more of these questions and find out the answers. […]

5 Fast and Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

5 Fast and Surprising Facts About Cholesterol

Do you know your numbers? We’re talking about cholesterol levels: those scary numbers that doctors are constantly talking about, and you would probably rather forget. Let’s look at some surprising facts that you may not have known about cholesterol. About Cholesterol Before we get into the main event, let’s talk briefly about what cholesterol is […]

4 Effective Ways to Quit Smoking

4 Effective Ways to Help You Quit Smoking

Thinking back on your New Year’s resolution for a new, healthier you? Does it include quitting cigarettes? If so, you probably already know the drill. You know that smoking is bad for you and increases the chances of getting cancer and dying young. You may have even seen a loved one that died because of […]

How to Stay Safe and Healthy This New Year’s Eve

How to Stay Safe and Healthy New Year's Eve

New Year’s celebrations usually involve ringing in the new year with partying and alcohol, but you should make sure to include safety measures as a part of your evening as well. Stay both safe and healthy by following these helpful reminders. Get Home Safely Make plans ahead of time so you’re not in the predicament […]

5 Foods That Fight Against Bloating

5 Foods to Fight Against Bloating

It’s a gorgeously warm summer day. The sun is shining and beckoning you to play among its rays. You pull your bikini out from the dark confines of your closet. Upon sliding it into place, the realization dawns — it feels annoyingly tighter than it did the last time you wore it. You sigh in […]

6 Things You Could Be Doing to Damage Your Skin

6 Things You Could Be Doing to Damage Your Skin

You always take care of your skin. You wear moisturizer, you wash off your make-up, you wear sunscreen – all things that contribute to the natural glow and beauty of your skin. There are other things, however, that you could be doing to damage your skin without even knowing it. Here are six of the […]

Taking Care of Your Thyroid Health

Taking Care of Your

Your body is home to a system of glands that control virtually every aspect of your health by producing hormones. From your mood to your body temperature, everything is controlled by these hormones. One vital gland in this vast network is your thyroid. Taking care of this tiny gland can be key to feeling your […]

Cigarette Warnings: Is the U.S. Behind the Times?

Australian cigarette warnings

“Smoking is dangerous and addictive. We support clear and consistent health warnings on our packaging and recognise the important role they play in tobacco control policy.” — statement issued by the Philip Morris company to the BBC Around the world, a push is being made to label boxes of cigarettes with graphic, sometimes disturbing warnings […]

A Better Night of Sleep in Five Easy Steps

Easy ways you can get a better night of sleep

Good Morning! As you sense the sun rising in the early morning sky, your eyes pop open. Filled with energy that only sweet sleep brings, you throw the covers back and drop your feet to the floor. Like a superhero, you pick up your robe and throw it over your shoulders. You’re ready to face […]

Vitamin D- Why We Need it and How to Get it

Vitamin D- Why We Need it and How to Get it

Most people have heard that it is important to maintain proper levels of vitamin D. However, what many don’t realize is how difficult this can be, especially during the winter months. As a matter of fact, as much as 77% of Americans are vitamin D deficient, and 6% are severely deficient! Why is Vitamin D so […]