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April 4, 2017

How To Prevent a Cold

When it comes to the spread of colds and flues, prevention is perhaps the most important antidote. Grabbing the first cold or cough medicine you see […]
March 9, 2017

Health Risks of Using Laxatives for Weight Loss

Laxatives are used by many in an attempt to lose weight. More than half of those taking laxatives said they knew it was bad for their […]
February 23, 2017

What Is a Healthy Diet?

Most Americans get very little nutrition in their daily diets. According to the President’s Council on Fitness, the typical American diet exceeds the recommended intake limits […]
February 16, 2017

Types of Noninvasive Weight Loss Surgeries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “Obesity is common, serious, and costly.” The CDC’s website reports that more than one third of all American […]
February 9, 2017

How Do Food Allergies Affect the Body?

Food allergies are on the rise, both in the United States and around the world. In fact, researchers estimate that upwards of 15 million Americans suffer […]
February 2, 2017

How Do Vitamins Work?

Most of us are looking for daily health tips that will help us maintain good health. That’s why millions of Americans take vitamins on a regular […]
January 26, 2017

What Is an Intragastric Balloon?

An intragastric (or gastric) balloon is an inflatable medical device used to aid in weight loss. In a non-invasive medical procedure, the intragastric balloon is placed […]
November 29, 2016

The Best Way to Eat Fruits and Vegetables

Sit up straight and eat your vegetables!  How many times did Mom nag you with this line when you were growing up?  Well, now you’re all […]
November 25, 2016

Health Benefits of Smiling

Perhaps Louis Armstrong sang it best in the song “When You’re Smiling” When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’, The whole world smiles with you. When you’re […]
November 22, 2016

You Are What You Eat

There’s an old saying that “you are what you eat”, if that is true, you want to put the most healthful foods into your body to […]
November 18, 2016

How to Prevent Dry Skin

There are many ways to prevent dry skin besides being smart about sun protection, like applying sunscreen, wearing clothing that blocks the sun’s harmful UV rays […]
November 15, 2016

What Causes Dry Skin?

When it comes to skin types, it seems that for the most part, we always want that skin type that we don’t have i.e. oily-skinned teens […]
January 30, 2014

What is Scoliosis?

Spinal curvature is a sign of a disease by the name of scoliosis. Infantile scoliosis is diagnosed for children under three years old and juvenile scoliosis […]
January 26, 2014

What Are Bone Spurs?

Osteophytes, or bone spurs, are bony projections that tend to develop right along the bones edge. They often form where two bones come together at your […]
January 22, 2014

How to Describe Back Pain

There are many adjectives that can be used to describe a pain. It is important that you are able to convey your message to a spine […]
January 18, 2014

Common Back Pain Questions

Here are ten important questions about common back pain that are asked often and answers to each. The first question that most people ask about common […]