WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 — If you’re in your 50s and your typical day involves sitting at a desk followed by lounging on the sofa and succumbing to late-night snacks, the long-term toll on your mind might be greater than you think. Like dominoes, an unhealthy lifestyle can trigger inflammation throughout your body, which can […]Continue Reading ...
Largest Text SizeLarger Text SizeRegular Text Size I’m 14 and I sweat constantly. I never had a sweating problem before. Is there anything I can do?– Kara* Though it can be embarrassing, sweating — even lots of sweating — is usually normal. One of the many physical changes of puberty is that the body’s 2 […]Continue Reading ...
December 2018 Print this issue Shifting to a Healthy Eating Style What’s the eating style that’s best for health? Is it a Mediterranean eating plan? Vegetarian? Low carb? With all the eating styles out there, it’s hard to know which one to follow. Healthy eating is one of the best ways to prevent or delay […]Continue Reading ...
(HealthDay)—Whether you track your diet efforts on paper or with an app, frequent and consistent self-monitoring contributes to success. However, one aspect of recordkeeping—how often to get on the scale—has been the subject of much debate. Daily weigh-ins used to be thought of as negative, capable of discouraging you if the pounds didn’t come off […]Continue Reading ...
THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 — Restrictive diets are hard to stick with, especially when you must eliminate most of your favorite foods. Research has also found that cutting out a particular food can cause cravings and may lead to overindulgence — and weight regain — when you allow yourself to enjoy it again. Since permanent […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 — There are few life events more unsettling than being in a hospital emergency room. In situations that threaten life or limb, you may not have any say in your care. But in some instances, there is time to evaluate your options. Leaders in the field of emergency medicine have been […]Continue Reading ...
After losing his last living grandparent in 2010, wellness speaker/author David Romanelli realized how much he missed connecting with other generations. So he began hosting “Drinks with Your Elders” events, first in Phoenix and then around the country, which brought together the old and young for wine and conversation. These events inspired him to write […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Treating Chapped Lips — Chapped lips often occur throughout winter, but there are things you can do to prevent them, the Mayo Clinic says. Here are the clinic’s suggestions: Before you go outside in cold weather, apply a lubricating lip cream or balm. Then cover your lips with a […]Continue Reading ...
Your exercise performance is a better predictor of longevity than your chronological age It’s often said: It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel. New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age. The study ispublished today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal […]Continue Reading ...
LAS VEGAS — If the scores of personal health care devices at the Consumer Electronics Show last week are any indication, it’s clear that the Apple Watch has kicked off a rush by high-tech companies to capitalize on people’s worries about their health. The latest version of the watch, which was announced last fall, detects […]Continue Reading ...
I’m all for New Year’s resolutions — for other people. I’ve just never caught the bug. But like most everyone reading this, I’m guessing, I’m a sucker for self-improvement, growth and new opportunities. And that’s really all a resolution is, once you strip it of its formal title. So whether you’re the resolution type or […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 — Don’t wait until you get sick to see a doctor — wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as make sure you’re taking all the right steps for good health. A well-woman checkup focuses on preventive care. It may include immunizations, screenings to check […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Consumer News Keep Your Skin Glowing With Good Health in 2019 MONDAY, Dec. 31, 2018 — One of your New Year’s resolutions should be to be good to your skin, and dermatologists have 10 ways to help. “All the stresses and excesses of the holidays can leave your skin in bad shape, which […]Continue Reading ...
Español Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes the airways to become inflamed and narrow. Symptoms of an asthma attack can include coughing, wheezing (a whistling sound when you breathe), chest tightness, and shortness of breath. There are many other conditions that can have the same symptoms, so it […]Continue Reading ...
In the flurry and fun of holiday frenzy, keeping an arsenal of stress-mitigating techniques is a wise idea. It doesn’t have to be big — it could be something as simple as a leisurely walk or taking the time to prepare a healthy meal. This idea of reflective self-care and mindfulness is driving a new challenge […]Continue Reading ...
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