At a recent health committee hearing in Ohio, Emergency Room physician Steve Huffman asked if “the colored population” is especially being devastated by the coronavirus because “they do not wash their hands as well as other groups.”
It’s currently Men’s Health Week. And regardless of age, men who drink excessively may want to consider significantly cutting back the amount they drink.
Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves to the left or right, creating a C-shape or S-shape curve. This curve can occur on either side of the spine and in different areas of the spine. This condition is usually diagnosed through x-rays, and signs of scoliosis may include back pain, uneven hips, one shoulder blade that is higher than the other or one shoulder blade that sticks out more than the other, a rotating spine and even breathing issues due to the curvature causing less room for the lungs to expand in the chest.
The American Cancer Society recently updated their guidelines regarding diet and physical activity in regards to preventing cancer (the last update was conducted in 2012). Changes to the guidelines include recommendations to get more physical activity, eating less or no processed meat or red meat and avoiding alcohol or drinking less of it.
It’s evident that being obese is associated with such serious health issues like hypertension, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), depression and even cancer. And now, a recent study provided evidence which states that a fat cell’s “immune response” may make obesity even worse.
Many people help manage their health online through their doctor’s online patient portals. Through these portals, patients can usually ask for medication refills, look at lab test results and x-rays, monitor and make updates to their medical history and safely email their doctors.
June is National Cataract Awareness Month. What better time to be proactive about our precious eyesight?
The Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 actually banned the use of riot control agents/tear gas “as a method of warfare.” Despite this, police are still legally allowed to use tear gas for crowd control.
According to a recent study published in the American College of Cardiology, people who are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease are also at a higher risk of having increased cognitive decline.
You likely know probiotics as the live microorganisms that help your gut health. What you may not know is that probiotics can also have a positive impact on oral health.
The keto diet may alter gut bugs in a way that helps strengthen the immune system and help fight inflammation.
May is skin cancer awareness month. And with all 50 states taking initiatives towards reopening, people are finally out and about in the sun. What better time to discuss skin cancer and sun protection?
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