Surprising, right? Not that we advocate continuing to light up, given the proven health risks of cancer and increased risk for heart disease and obesity.
A new study, conducted by the Harefield Hospital in the U.K. and published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, reveals that transplanting the lungs of heavy smokers does not have an impact on patient outcomes after surgery.…Read More
Less stress? More time to sew their oats?
A new study published in Osteoporosis International found that getting married after the age of 25 gives men stronger bone density in their spines compared to those who married at a younger age. This finding may have important implications for the prevention of joint aging and stiffness later in life, …Read More
It’s all about your tongue, not necessarily a beauty feature, perhaps, but getting a close look at your own tongue will say more about you than you think.
That’s because the tongue is like a barometer to your body’s health and performance. Chinese herbalists or naturopaths, looking closely at …Read More
For a lot of us, our diet revolves around convenience food. Out on a small errand? Grab yourself a Big Mac and you’re good to go. Home late from work? Pull out a frozen dinner and pop it in the microwave.
No matter how quick and easy, these eating habits damage your health. They expose you to huge quantities of low density lipids, or “bad cholesterol,” and pave the way for a variety of health problems such as nutrient imbalance, …Read More
What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue to motor right along.
But have you ever thought about how one part of your body is connected to another? Or better …Read More