If your digestion is questionable, you bloat after eating and your skin gives you problems, inflammation from eating wheat (or other grains) may be at the root of your difficulties. That’s why a growing number of people have healed and saved their well-being with the paleo diet.
An analysis of life expectancy shows that by changing one habit in your daily life, you may be able to increase your life expectancy by five years. And you can start today.
The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed eight cases of mumps among students at the Stevens Institution of Technology.
All eight students had been vaccinated twice with a mumps vaccine, according to multiple media reports. Attendance at the university requires student have “full vaccinations,” including vaccination for mumps, measles and rubella (MMR).
The paleo diet didn’t solve all of my physical problems. But it melted pounds effortlessly and made my chronic pain back off. Perhaps going on the paleo diet could do the same for you.
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 […]