It’s not uncommon for people with arthritis, back pain or other chronic pain to reach for over-the-counter drugs like acetaminophen and ibuprofen several times a day.
Most people believe that cancer is hereditary… that if they have the “gene for it” there is nothing they can do to stop it.
If you tend to consider things from a pessimistic viewpoint, it might be time for an attitude adjustment, especially if you want to live a long and healthy life.
If you always choose small-sized portions when you go out to eat, you could be fooling yourself into thinking you’re eating less food than you are. That’s because one restaurant’s small could easily be another restaurant’s large. And the confusion over sizing could lead you to overeat.
We Americans love our coffee. You can’t drive more than a mile in any major city without encountering a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts. And it’s estimated that here in the U.S. we drink about 330 million cups of Joe a day.
This may be good news, since studies suggest coffee offers numerous protective benefits. For example,…
You know that exercise is necessary to keep you feeling strong and healthy. But exactly what type of exercise works the best? Is it going to the gym, walking, bicycling?
When you go on a diet and lose a few pounds, it’s a great feeling. But if you’re like many people, that extra weight may creep back up faster than you would like.
Now, researchers are gaining an understanding of why this happens.
It turns out that repeated dieting may trick your body into thinking there’s a…
Did you know that about two-thirds of the deaths in the U.S. are attributed to only five health conditions?
According to a new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these include—in order—heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic lower respiratory diseases and unintentional accidents.
However, the report also states that many of these deaths are preventable.
When it comes to research on why we’re not sleeping, November was a busy month. Two separate studies came out. And both of them clearly identified specific activities that may be keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep.
In the first study, researchers measured Smartphone screen time among more than 23,000 people. Over a 30-day…
If you crave processed foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat, you aren’t alone. These foods are addictive, much in the same way that drugs are.
They can trigger cravings that can send you off on a binge. And if you try to cut them out of your diet, you could find yourself suffering…