Be Proactive About Secondhand and Thirdhand Smoke

If you do not smoke, you should be justifiably proud for doing something so important as to protect your health as well as the health of your friends, family and loved ones. And if you are a nonsmoker who is primarily around nonsmokers, it might be easy to believe that you’ve pretty much eliminated the health risks of smoking from your life. Unfortunately, you may be wrong - especially if any of your coworkers smoke.

Be Proactive About “The Black Hole of Aging”

Perhaps the most important aspect of proactive aging is understanding that health issues can sometimes occur without symptoms. A “symptom-less” health issue can happen to anyone at any age.

Consider Spot Cryotherapy Treatments To Reduce Swelling After Dental Surgery

Localized cryotherapy, when applied in the early postoperative period, can manage the swelling after dental surgery.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Takes a Bath Every Night. Should You?

Actress and wellness guru, Gwyneth Paltrow, said she takes a bath every night. “I fell in love with the ritual of it—lighting a candle and having a cup of tea or a whiskey, depending on my day,” she said, in this report. “It’s non-negotiable. It’s just like, I do it every night.”

Let’s Discuss the Marvelous Mushroom

There are many different types of mushrooms. I’m most interested in the potential health benefits of these fungi that people either love to love or love to hate.

Getting the Perfect Photo May Be Detrimental to Your Health.

Some people, especially social media influencers, will go to great lengths in order to attempt to snap a viral-worthy photo even if it means risking their lives.

Need a Plant-Based Source of Protein? Consider Edamame

Edamame, which are young soybeans (so they are legumes and not veggies) that are usually still in the pod (but can also be bought shelled), are a great plant-based source of protein. And protein is one of the six nutrients we need to stay healthy. (The other nutrients are water, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals). Our bodies use protein to build and repair tissues and make enzymes, hormones and other body chemicals.

Traveling Overseas for Cosmetic Enhancement? You May Want To Learn About Cryo T-Shock First!

Many people have surgeries performed while vacationing abroad. “Patients who travel to another country to seek health care are referred to as medical tourists. The term arose because many Americans seek less expensive elective surgical, dental, or cosmetic procedures while vacationing abroad,” according to a study published in The American Journal of Medicine.

Two Girls Get Rhabdomyolysis After Squat Competition. Be Proactive!

Doing squats is great for strengthening our quads and tightening up our glutes. But the following story is an example of how too much of a good thing can be bad.

The Forbidden Fruit May Have Been a Quince! Here’s What You Should Know.

Apparently, when Eve convinced Adam to eat the forbidden fruit, it may not have been an apple.

For Postmenopausal Women, Having More Junk in The Trunk May Be Better Than Being Thick in the Waist

Fat. We all have it, and we all need it. Actually, many people tend to fear fat. But fat is important and serves many purposes for our bodies. These include storing energy, absorbing fat-soluble nutrients (such as vitamins A, E, D and K), keeping us warm and protecting our vital organs.

Popstar Taylor Swift Takes L-Theanine for Anxiety. Should You?

In a recent article written by mega pop star Taylor Swift, titled 30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30, the singer shared a bit of her proactive healthcare routine.

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