With food becoming streamlined and faster to consume, it’s common to find food blended into smoothie form, claiming it “releases all the nutrients.” Well, that may be true—in a recent study, researchers found that mastication, otherwise known as chewing your… Read More
Unfortunately, summer can’t last forever, and that means the arrival of the cold and flu season. As early as October, you’ll start noticing more people around you sniffling, sneezing, and coughing. No one enjoys being sick, so it’s important to… Read More
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are at a higher risk of developing other illnesses, according to a new study. Patients with MS are more likely to suffer chronic illnesses, compared to individuals without the neurological disorder.
The researchers looked at how… Read More
Worldwide nearly eight million childhood and teen deaths occur by preventable illnesses. Analysis revealed that six million deaths occurred for preventable and treatable conditions such as diarrhea, malaria, and respiratory tract infections.
Authors of the Global Burden of Disease Pediatrics… Read More
As many of us are quite aware, with the winter comes an increased risk of illness. And yet, even though we know that the odds of catching a cold or flu during the winter are at their highest, it still… Read More
Environment Canada is calling for a warmer winter, which translates to less illness for the population. Above seasonal temperatures could mean Canadians will be less sick because the flu is more likely to spread in colder temperatures. Dr. Wajid Ahmed,… Read More
As we age, aches and pain seem to be part of who we are. Joint pain becomes part of our day-to-day life and so we don’t think too much about it. We may attribute joint pain to our active past… Read More
Sunny summer days are great, but all that heat can make you sick if you aren’t smart about protection and prevention.
There were more than 7,200 heat-related deaths in the United States between 1999 and 2009, according to the U.S.… Read More
This idea really appears to take social media to a whole new level. It isn’t an uncommon activities for almost everyone’s daily routine to wake up and check out the weather forecast so as to better plan for the events… Read More