Reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is up to you. Research in Finland shows that something you can do twice a week helps protects your brain cells.
Exercising at a gym or community center can be a great way to get in shape, alleviate stress and boost your energy. But be sure that the equipment is clean and sanitized, or you could walk away with a nasty bacterial infection.
In fact, some researchers have discovered antibiotic-resistant staphylococcus on yoga mats and cardio and resistance machines. Plus, bacteria can often lurk on hand weights and sweaty towels.
When someone is in a coma or similar medical distress and family members and doctors disagree about what to do, the story often makes headlines. The lesson from the media always is: Be sure you have a living will. The answer isn’t that simple. Often in these situations, there is a living will. It isn’t enough.
If you want to protect your heart, shrink your waistline, enjoy a better brain and shrink your risk of diabetes, a growing chorus of experts agree that there’s one type of food you should eliminate from your diet. It’s not sugar, but it can be just as dangerous to your health.
What’s your outlook on living to be 90 or 100, optimistic or pessimistic? A study of people who have lived that long and beyond say your answer to that question may be a big factor in whether or not you make it to the century mark.
This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on April 9. Last week, Federal health officials celebrated two milestones related to the Affordable Care Act. The first, which got considerable attention, was that more than 7 million people selected private health plans in State and Federal health insurance exchanges. The second, which […]
For bureaucratic lunacy and police state tyranny, few examples can be found to top current-day armed raids on farmers and stores for the “crime” of selling raw milk.
People have consumed raw milk since the beginning of time. For thousands of years, they did so without harm.
Last week we saw yet another tragedy at Ft. Hood, Texas, as a distraught Iraq war veteran killed three of his fellow soldiers before killing himself. It is nearly five years after the last Ft. Hood shooting, where 13 people were killed. These tragedies are heartbreaking and we certainly feel much sympathy for the families of the victims.
For me, the best part of the paleo diet is that I can eat all I want, lose weight and enjoy better health. But don’t take my word for it. Ask the pair of gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
If you’re worried about your waistline, you better do something about it. Researchers at Columbia University have calculated the odds of your bulging belly shortening your life. The frightening conclusion: Your life’s in more serious danger than you know.