It May Be Good to Be a Bit Salty

You are probably familiar with how uncomfortable it is to get salt in your eye or in an open cut on your body. So if I were to suggest you try salt therapy, you might be a bit hesitant if you do not know what it entails.

Why We Owe Barbara Bush a Big Thank You for Our Health

Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday evening, April 17, 2018. The mother of six was only the second woman in history to be a wife and mother of a U.S. president. She was 92-years-old.

Be Proactive About Palliative Care

There continues to be a misunderstanding about palliative care among both healthcare providers and patients. Unfortunately, this lack of understanding has resulted in underutilization of this important discipline which brings numerous benefits to patients, their families and caregivers and providers.

Study Suggests that Baldness Can Signal Those at Risk for Heart Disease

Heart disease, also referred to as cardiovascular disease (CVD), is reportedly the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

How to Get Into the Right Rhythm for Wound Healing

Getting injured is never good. But if you do get injured, it is better to do so during the daytime because it might take you a shorter time to recover.

Do You Play Trick-or-Treat with Your Health?

It’s Halloween time again! And if you really want a good fright, you can do it for free and with far less preparation and effort than you probably put into your Halloween celebrations. All you need to do to be really scared is take a few minutes to look at how many of us take care of our health. The reality is that we may not be doing nearly enough to prevent disease or to better manage any chronic diseases we may already have. We can be doing so much more but don’t, and that is very scary!

Don’t Get Sucked in By What You Read Online

A twenty-something Australian wellness blogger’s thousands of devoted followers were shocked and disappointed when she admitted she had told a major, unforgivable lie.

Forget What You Think You Know About Brushing Your Teeth. Introducing Oil Pulling

You brush and floss your teeth and are good about visiting the dentist to get your teeth cleaned and examined every six to eight months. So as far as dental hygiene is concerned, you’re doing everything you need to be doing in order to keep your teeth healthy. Right?

Friend or Foe? Let’s Discuss Proton Pump Inhibitors

Pharmaceuticals serve a critical role in our healthcare delivery system. They are responsible for controlling a myriad of diseases and even preventing death. However, it is important to remember that all drugs—every last one of them—have side effects, especially if they are taken for long periods of time. And as consumers, we need to be aware of these side effects and determine how much we can reduce or eliminate them so we can enjoy our healthy lives.

Man Blames OTC Drug, Coricidin, For Killing Wife. Does He Have a Case?

A tragic incident took place last Friday when Matthew Phelps, 29, allegedly stabbed his wife to death after taking too much cold medicine.

When It Comes to Your Skin, Don’t Let Psoriasis Steal Your Joy

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, so let’s take a closer look and see what we can do to be proactive about this skin condition that affects about 7.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

The Real ALS Challenge: How You Can be Proactive About this Tough Disease

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard recently died at the age of 73. He died of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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