Articles relating to 'health tips'
When your body needs an energy boost

ENERGY, HEALTH TIPS, NATURALHave you ever found yourself on an energy slump in the afternoon and reaching for a quick fix? Maybe your mind has wandered to the idea of a triple espresso, a Red Bull or a seemingly innocent “energy boosting” health drink.

You wouldn’t be the first one in desperate need of a jump start as the day wanes … Read More

5 old wives’ tales put to the test

health tips, treamentCalling something an “old wives’ tale” isn’t usually seen as a compliment – rather, it’s meant to be dismissive.

But considering how long some of these tales have endured, perhaps there is something to them after all. You may have heard these from your own mother or grandmother way back when…

Here are five popular health tips that … Read More

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

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