Tetanus is Preventable, But You Have to Be Proactive

According to a news report, back in 2017, an unvaccinated six-year-old boy cut his head while playing on his family’s farm. The wound was cleaned and stitched at home by his family.

Tamron Hall is Pregnant with First Child at 48. Is Age Now Just a Number When It Comes to Fertility?

Broadcast journalist and television host Tamron Hall recently announced she is well into being pregnant with her first child. She is 48-years-old.

The Meth Epidemic Has Not Gone Away – What You Need to Know

Recently, Chris Burrous, a well-known, loved and admired television news anchor, was found dead at the age of 43. He was in the prime of his career. He died from methamphetamine toxicity. Unfortunately, he joined a long list of celebrities, politicians and business leaders who fell into methamphetamine addiction. Many victims may have believed it gave them an edge, or they simply enjoyed it as a party drug.

Move Over Quinoa. Sorghum Is in Town!

“Grains, commonly referred to as ‘cereals’ or ‘cereal grains’, are the edible seeds of specific grasses belonging to the Poaceae (also known as Gramineae) family,” reports the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council.

LeBron James May Heat Up the Courts, But When He Recovers He Chills Out. Seriously!

Some people say professional sports are a “young man’s game.” And there are reports which say that the average professional athlete’s career is over by age 33. LeBron James is 34. So in the world of basketball he’s no spring chicken! And one way LeBron maintains his competitive edge and accelerates muscle recovery is through the regular use of whole-body cryotherapy (also called WBC).

Have a UTI? You May Want to Consider Zinc!

If you’ve never had a urinary tract infection (UTI), consider yourself very lucky. In most cases, UTIs are nothing serious. They are just extremely uncomfortable, to say the least. A urinary tract infection occurs when certain bacteria enter the bladder (which is part of the urinary tract). This is why UTIs are also called bladder infections.

Why You May Want to Get Crackin’ On Pistachios

The state of California is a major producer of nuts -- particularly pistachio nuts. According to some reports, it is predicted that the state will produce more than 1.4 billion pounds of pistachios by 2026!

Have Loved Ones in Senior Living? Don’t Let Them Get Dehydrated

If you’ve never heard of “terminal dehydration,” you’re probably not alone. Terminal dehydration, also called voluntary death by dehydration (VDD), is when a very ill patient decides to stop eating food or drinking fluids to hasten death.

Be On Top of All Your B Vitamins, Not Just B12 and Folate

My recent nutrient test results reflected that all my B vitamins were optimal except vitamins B1 (thiamine) and B2 (riboflavin). And it got me thinking that many people may not know about these two B vitamins. This is because vitamins B12 (cobalamin) and B9 (folate) seem to be the popular B vitamins and perhaps steal the spotlight from all the other essential Bs.

Don’t Let Meniere’s Send You Into a Spiral

Not all health issues are life-threatening. But this doesn’t mean that these issues should not be concerning. Chronic diseases may cause much pain and discomfort. You may even feel like you are losing control of your body. It can be very frustrating, especially when you are unable to perform those activities that you enjoy.

Make Stretching a Part of Your Daily Routine: Your Mature Body Will Thank You!

Do you remember doing calisthenics in your gym class? You might recall the part where you had to try to touch your toes by bending over from a standing position or while sitting on the floor with your legs extended.

Do Carbs Really Prevent You From Losing Weight?

There’s a lot of conflicting information online about weight loss strategies. It seems like every week there’s yet another trendy diet that promises you will look like J. Lo if you follow it.

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