New Research on E-Cigarettes and Heart Attacks

Some people turn to e-cigarettes because they understand the dangers of smoking and believe vaping to be safer. E-cigarettes haven’t been around as long as traditional cigarettes, which means that we have less data on the health effects of vaping. We’re seeing more and more research, however, showing that e-cigarettes aren’t as safe as many […]

Should You See a Doctor for Joint Pain?

You roll out of bed in the morning and work your shoulder around until it stops hurting. You get up from your work desk and walk around every 30 minutes to relieve the stiffness in your knee.You’re one of the 52 million plus Americans who experience joint pain. There are many possible causes for joint […]

Can You Prevent Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can result in serious complications including nerve damage, heart and kidney disease, stroke, blindness, and even death. 1 in 4 of the more than 30 million U.S. adults with diabetes don’t know that they have it. The good news is that there are ways to decrease your risk for […]

Should You See a Doctor for Indigestion?

Indigestion isn’t always cause to see a doctor. Maybe you occasionally experience discomfort after eating, or certain foods make you feel nauseous. Occasional indigestion that goes away quickly isn’t anything to fret over. Indigestion can indicate a more serious health problem, however. So, when should you see a doctor for indigestion? What is indigestion? Indigestion […]

9 Things You Might Not Know About Colorectal Cancer

Did you know that colon and rectal cancers cause the second most cancer-related deaths in the United States? Did you know that colorectal cancer is highly preventable? Here are nine things that you might not know about colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer affects men and women equally. Men and women are at an equal risk for […]

How to Decrease Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Studies suggest that exercise and abstaining from tobacco and alcohol may help decrease your risk of developing colorectal cancer. There is a known and proven way to decrease your risk of colorectal cancer, however. Colorectal cancer screening decreases your risk of cancer. Before colorectal cancer Colorectal cancer is far-reaching. It affects both men and women, […]

7 Sleeping Tips for a Good Night’s Rest

Adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep every single night. Sleep is necessary for good health, and being well rested helps you feel alert throughout the day. Of course, getting in bed at 10 p.m. and setting an alarm for 6 a.m. may not be enough. The quality of your sleep is important, […]

Health and Safety Tips for Spring Break

Spring break is a time to relax, have fun, and enjoy yourself, but that doesn’t mean you should throw caution to the wind. Whether you’re hitting the slopes, heading to the beach, or vacationing out of the country, there are health risks to be aware of. Here are a few health and safety tips to […]

Physical Activity Is Your Cure for Cabin Fever

Cabin fever isn’t a medical condition. It’s the term used to describe that restless, uneasy feeling some people get after being cooped up indoors all winter long. Many people find it difficult to stay physically active in cold weather, but sedentary living can take a toll on your mood, mental health, and physical health. Staying […]

Seeking Help With Eating Disorders

People sometimes dismiss eating disorders as poor decision making, but eating disorders are serious conditions that may require help from a medical professional. It can be difficult to recognize eating disorders, however. There are different types of eating disorders, and the symptoms and behaviors that accompany those disorders can vary as well. Here’s some information […]