In order to have stronger, healthier bones, all you need to do is to drink orange juice daily. According to a report by The Daily Mail, a new study suggests that increasing your intake of vitamin C can reduce the risk of hip fractures.
Opioid drug abuse, which has ravaged parts of the United States in recent years, cost the economy as much as $504 billion in 2015
Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.
Instead of only being thankful during Thanksgiving, why not try saying “thanks” for the whole year?
Nevada has requested an extra $11.3 million in federal funding to continue the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program while Congress decides if it will renew funding for the decades-old program.
Consuming most kinds of nuts may result in a decrease in risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.
Top 10 detox foods that help flush out heavy metals
Memory and sleep: Researchers finally discover why getting sufficient sleep dramatically boosts brain performance
The brain works at its finest when it is well rested.
How about a peanut butter and kale sandwich? Study shows that peanut butter enhances the vitamin A value of kale
It looks like aside from the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, there’s another — and healthier — way to enjoy peanut butter.
At a time when there aren’t enough livers for ailing Americans, wealthy foreigners fly here for transplants.
Flu season has kicked into high gear in Clark County, but it’s not too late to get vaccinated, the Southern Nevada Health District said in a Monday release.
Improve circulation and productivity with a cold shower: Study finds it provides an energy boost similar to coffee, resulting in fewer days off work
While other people prefer to start their day with a relaxing hot shower, some opt for the more extreme cold shower.
Instead of curing symptoms of cardiovascular disease, the newly explained links between gut dysbiosis and the development of cardiovascular diseases have opened the doors for early intervention or prevention.
The president of the Nevada Faculty Alliance said a number of people have complained about the actions of a UNLV dean.
If you’re having trouble conceiving, boosting your vitamin D intake might help.
Following a cancer diagnosis in March, Sun City Anthem resident Michele Jim spent two weeks in a hospital receiving treatment. Upon her release, she could barely walk, she said.
Sit, relax, chew: Eating too fast increases your risk of obesity, high blood pressure, cholesterol more than five-fold
It looks like the weight loss tip to eat slowly has its merits. According to a recent study, eating too fast increases the “risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.”
When you see someone smiling or laughing, the tendency is that you would smile or laugh yourself.
Deck the halls with boughs of…food!
Almost half of over-65s in England are taking at least five different drugs a day, a Cambridge University study has found.
Inactivity doubles your risk of blood clots: New study says sitting around, like when watching TV, raises risk even in those who exercise
Aside from making you unproductive, it looks like being a couch potato can also increase your risk of getting a deadly blood clot.
Clinical trials review confirms: Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are an effective treatment for ADHD
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could soon be playing a therapeutic role in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatments.
The nutritional punch of goji berries
Children benefit more from actual play than from so-called “educational” video games.
I’d like to share a healing herbal tea recipe I make when my dear husband and I don’t feel well and need a gentle energy boost.
Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person’s DNA to cure a disease.
Yet another highly effective herb for sore throats: Icelandic moss is full of nutrients and has been used for eons
A new study reveals that the plant, particularly Icelandic moss, is extremely effective for treating sore throats
A study published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed that the formation of cysteine hydropersulfides (CysSSH), a sulfur metabolite that is touted for its potent antioxidant properties, may be prompted by an enzyme found in the mitochondria.
A new study from Brigham Young University (BYU) reveals that digestive microorganisms change behavior when the host is under stress.
A new study suggests that probiotics can reduce the risk of postpartum depression in pregnant women by about 50 percent, according to a report by NutraIngredients-USA.com.
Dr. Stephen Lloyd stated it only takes 14 days to become an addict. Then the normal functions of your brain have been altered or “diseased” which is why addiction is a self induced condition.
Five months after an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was reported at the Rio, the number of confirmed cases of the pneumonia-like bacterial illness among guests has risen to seven, with 29 more cases suspected, the Southern Nevada Health District said Tuesday.
The fast-paced nature of life can wear you down, and stress caused by work and other matters can negatively impact your physical and mental health. However, according to a recent study, taking 15 minutes of “me” time daily can help manage your stress and anxiety.
The United States is falling behind Europe in the fight to curb the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in meat production and experts are warning of the possibility of dangerous drug-resistant “superbug” infections as a result, according to a new report on Tuesday.
Cancer is a lifestyle disease: Researchers make the connection between food, obesity and the big “C”
How you live your life affects your health, either positively or negatively.
To further promote senior socialization and engagement in the Treasure Coast area, Comfort Keepers® of Stuart has recently integrated the Comfort Keepers®’ grandPad® senior tablet into their core service offering.
If you’re tired of spending money and time on products and routines that don’t seem to make a difference, a new study from the U.K.’s Lycotec and Russia’s Saratov State Medical University could be the answer you’ve been looking for.
If you’re craving something sweet, grab an apple instead of a bar of chocolate.
More harm than good: Most men are better off NOT treating prostate cancer — most tumors will not cause harm
We’ve all heard that early detection is vital for many medical conditions, but when it comes to prostate cancer, an Oxford academic has claimed that thousands of men who have the illness would actually be better off if they had never been diagnosed.
Biotech companies are competing to develop medicines using “bugs as drugs” to fight cancer, building on the latest scientific findings that patients with high levels of good gut bacteria are more likely to respond to modern immunotherapy.
U.S. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology.
Lifestyle choices affect multiple generations: Studies show that environmental memories are stored at a cellular level
A recent animal study published in the Science journal has revealed that genetic changes caused by environmental factors may be passed down from one generation to another.
Losing weight can be an arduous process, yet there’s one simple habit that can make it easier. Instead of accompanying your meals with shakes and juices, opt for plain water.
Federal granting agency approves Dr. David Di John, longtime pediatric infectious disease specialist, to lead program for patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Adaptogens are popular additives to food and drinks and are key ingredients in supplements that help reduce stress, boost energy levels, and even increase libido.
The mental side of eating: Taking the time to sit, relax, appreciate is important to digestion; eating on the run won’t fill you up, even if it’s the same amount of calories
If you love eating a snack while you’re on the go, here’s some bad news.
The “nutrition shake” that wasn’t
The decade-long study of more than 3,200 patients who took statins to treat and minimize the effects of cardiovascular diseases showed that statin-users had a 30 percent higher risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
If you believe that you can be mostly responsible for the restoration and maintenance of your oral health naturally, then get ready to dig into an unconventional approach to dental health.
Ken Kelley, President and CEO of Pro-Med Ambulance service, headquartered in El Dorado and now serving Fordyce, was a guest on KQ-102.3’s “South Arkansas Today” yesterday. Pro-Med has been offering ambulance service to Fordyce and Dallas County since July and talked about the quality of the ambulances and personnel.
Once you discover the key functions it optimizes, you’ll know exactly why lavender is the most important essential oil to have right now.