Most of us like to include feeling, looking, or living better in our New Year’s resolutions. Here’s a simple tip to help jump-start these goals: Eat more fiber.
Dietary fiber is a true workhorse because it... Read more
Did you know that the average American eats somewhere in the neighborhood of 3,000 to 4,500 calories during a holiday turkey dinner? Whew! No wonder most of us take l-o-n-g naps afterward! When it’s time to waddle up... Read more
Magic Johnson of the L.A. Lakers announced he had HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in 1991. This was big news at the time and led to much discussion across the U.S. about who could get the virus... Read more
It’s the most wonderful time of year: Our senses are piqued by falling snowflakes, the holiday shopping hustle and bustle, and hot chocolate by the fire. But for many of us, dry, itchy skin overpowers the enjoyment of... Read more
Nobody has time to get sick, especially this time of year. On top of that, primary care physicians’ offices might be closed for the holidays, and ERs or urgent care facilities can have extra-long wait times. And if... Read more
One of the toughest things anyone can go through is walking into a routine physical checkup without a concern in the world, and then finding out you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, need surgery, or have... Read more
The dark, freezing months are upon us. While some people are ready to cozy up and be charmed by the comforts of winter, others feel a significant sadness this time of year.
Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is... Read more
This month we’re bringing men’s health front and center in our collective conscious. While heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, men continue to be more at risk than women.1 High blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and... Read more
Fever, fatigue, chills, cough, body aches, stuffy nose, and sometimes even vomiting and
diarrhea? No one looks forward to the symptoms and risks that flu season brings. From
October through May—and sometimes even earlier or later—many of us... Read more