Think Teenage Drinking is No Big Deal? Actually, the Effects Should Be Concerning to All Parents

If you are a parent to adolescent or teenage children, you probably fear that they may drink and drive or get in the car with a drunk driver. And that is a very valid fear, considering that about a quarter of all car crashes with teens involve an underage drinking driver.

Let’s Have an Open and Honest Discussion About Douching

Let’s put all the embarrassment aside and just have an open and honest discussion about a perhaps uncomfortable topic: vaginal douching.

Are Walnuts the New Secret Weapon in Fighting Breast Cancer?

More than likely, you know someone who has had their life impacted by breast cancer. You may even be currently fighting it or have survived breast cancer.

You Might Want To Check Your Blood Pressure If You Make Multiple Nighttime Bathroom Trips

If you’re someone who tends to make multiple trips to the bathroom during the night to urinate, you may have a condition called nocturia.

Don’t Get Rattled. Here’s How You Can Be Proactive About Snake Bites.

Here in California, I am always on the lookout for rattlesnakes. They tend to show up by the pool, on the driveway or just slithering on my hiking trail while walking the dogs. And according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, these venomous rattlesnakes are widespread in California.

Game of Thrones Star Suffers 2 Brain Aneurysms. How You Can Be Proactive

Game of Thrones Star Emilia Clarke, who plays Khaleesi “Mother of Dragons” on the hit tv show, recently shared a personal health battle that proves she is a fighter both on and off camera.

Why Some People Like Wendy Williams May Need Special Cocktails Like “Banana Bags” and “Myers’ Cocktails”

Recently, television host Wendy Williams got a special cocktail - a vitamin cocktail in the form of an IV vitamin drip. Another name for the cocktail she received is a “banana bag,” and it usually contains “a combination of 100 mg of thiamine, 1 mg of folic acid, 1-2 g of magnesium, and a multivitamin formulation in either normal saline or dextrose in water solution,” according to this source.

Protect Your Unborn Child by Being Proactive About Gestational Diabetes

Kate Middleton is already a mother of three. But because she is the Duchess of Cambridge, everyone wants to know if Prince William and her plan on expanding their royal family.

Following the Alkaline Diet is a Balancing Act. Literally!

When it comes to getting information on dieting, we sometimes look at the eating habits of those healthy individuals we admire so we can see how they manage to maintain their health. Such individuals may include family members, our favorite teacher or doctor or even a celebrity.

Taking Antacids for Heartburn? Make Sure They Aren’t Harming your Kidneys!

If you’re one of the estimated 60 million American adults who suffer from heartburn at least once a month – or one of the more than 15 million who experience it daily – you probably have taken your fair share of over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription antacids to help put out the fire. These medications are so effective and popular that around 100 million Americans are estimated to take antacids at some point during the year. Together, sufferers spend in the neighborhood of $2 billion dollars a year on them.

The Fiber in Oat Milk May Make It the Milk Alternative For You

Very recently, coffee mega-franchise Starbucks added oat milk to its menu at some of their various locations throughout the country. You can find the locations that are serving up this milk alternative, here. And apparently, Starbucks has been offering oat milk in its European locations as of January 2018.

Using a Q-Tip To Clean His Ears Almost Cost One Man His Life. Don’t Make the Same Mistake!

We’ve all done it. We have cleaned our ears with a Q-tip (also called a cotton swab) and marveled at the gunk (earwax) we extracted from our ear canals.

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