Articles relating to 'health tips'
The Health Risk Your Chicken Is Exposing You To

183607042What if the popular chicken breast at your grocery store could leave you with a serious case of food poisoning?

Approximately 48 million people suffer from food poisoning each year in the United States and about 3,000 die each year from complications of food poisoning.

Food poisoning can occur when you consume food that is contaminated with bacteria; … Read More

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Actually Do

186589220The bubbly is being passed around (and around), the confetti’s in the air and the party noisemakers are squawking. It’s New Year’s Eve and you’re caught up in the moment of nostalgic joy – ringing in the new year, wiping out past transgressions and making a fresh start. Out come the New Year’s proclamations: “I’m going to lose … Read More

How Familiar Are You With Your Medications?

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The United States is on drugs.

It’s almost unbelievable how many people in the U.S. currently take prescription drugs – as many as 70 percent, according to the Mayo Clinic.

That means that nearly 220 million people around the country have prescription drugs in their medicine cabinets, alongside the band-aids and sunscreen. And when you include over-the-counter medications, … Read More

How You Can Protect Yourself From the Newest Bird Flu Outbreak

With the increasing number of deaths in China from the latest  H7N9 avian (bird) flu, people around the world are becoming tense once again when it comes to travel or crowded areas.  Although it hasn’t made its way to North America yet, people are being advised to follow certain flu prevention health tips to minimize the risk of … Read More

Is Laundry Killing Your Immune System?

It is a common practice; drying laundry inside. Millions of North Americans hang their clothing indoors, especially in the winter months, but it turns out it can be bad for our health.

There is nothing like the clean, fresh smell of fabric that has dried in the open breeze in the back yard. Hanging the clothes outside to … Read More

Is Your Alcohol Intake Killing Your Liver?

Many people regularly drink alcohol and never develop a drinking problem.  However, this isn’t the case for everyone.  Many people do develop drinking problems and become dependent on alcohol. If you’ve ever questioned if you have a drinking problem, you more than likely do.

And if friends or family seem concerned about your drinking, you should seriously consider … Read More

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