TV host and actor Jon Stewart started smoking cigarettes when he was just 15-years-old. He is now 57 and allegedly quit smoking back in 2000.
In China, people have been drinking tea for thousands of years. And reportedly, Turkish people are the biggest tea drinkers in the world! And we all may want to follow suit.
The holidays are over. It’s finally 2020, so it’s that time of year where many of us are trying to stick to our New Year’s resolution of getting in better shape and getting healthier. Obviously, a major part of this involves being mindful about what we eat.
If you’ve ever broken a bone, you know how painful it can be as well as how taxing the recovery can be. But if you suffer from stress fractures, you might want to consider cryotherapy.
If you are a parent of teenage children, one of your main concerns may be your kids being exposed to alcohol and drugs such as marijuana and cocaine. Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), which is used to treat pain and reduce fever, is probably not something that you are too worried about.
Like many people, your New Year’s resolution may be to exercise more. It’s great if your motivation stems from wanting to lose a few pounds and look good in your swimsuit or what have you, but I think it can be even more motivating and empowering if you are aware of what exercise may do for your health.
Here are some fun facts which I recently became aware of. As many as "63 million people in North America meet the diagnostic criteria for chronic constipation." And there are many studies which demonstrate that "the prevalence of constipation increases with age and is more common in women than men."
Country music icon Willie Nelson has always been known as a marijuana smoker. But recently, the 86-year-old announced that he has given up smoking weed.
Just recently, civil rights leader and U.S. Democratic Representative John Lewis announced that he is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. (Unfortunately, stage 4 means that the cancer has spread). “Lewis, 79, said he was diagnosed following a routine medical visit with subsequent tests that reconfirmed the diagnosis. The long-time Georgia congressman will undergo treatment for the cancer,” according to this CNN report.
One of the great things about life is that there is always a reason to spend time with family and friends and celebrate - the holidays, Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, weddings, baby showers, graduations, vacations, birthdays and the list goes on. And what this sometimes mean is that year-round we may be tempted to eat too much food and overindulge with the booze.
At 61-years-old, pop music icon Madonna is still touring. But unfortunately, she recently had to cancel the last North American show of her Madame X Tour due to what she described as “indescribable pain” that brought her to tears.
If you’re like most people, your New Year’s resolution includes something along the lines of exercising more or starting an exercise regimen if you’re not someone who is normally physically active.
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