Health

Diet & Nutrition

What’s the Ideal Blood Level of Vitamin D?

There’s a lot of controversy in the medical field about just what the ideal blood level of vitamin D is,…

Losing Weight

Red Plates Make You Eat Less

There’s a reason why stop signs are red. Not only is it the most noticeable color, but study after study…

Depression

Quick, Healthy Tonic to Lift Your Spirits

If you're feeling a little down and you have a juicer, whip up half a glass of watercress (about one…

Depression

Root to Depression May Be In Your Stomach

If you have a stomachache, nausea or some other digestive problem, you know that it stems from your gastrointestinal (GI)…

Cardiovascular Disease

Millions of Americans Die of Blood Clots

Hint: Beware of Leg Pain It can happen to anyone at any age. Clots form in the deep veins, usually…

Cardiovascular Disease

Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Block the Benefits of Exercise

Realizing that you are at high risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, you accept your doctor's prescription for cholesterol-lowering statin…

Reproductive Health

The Birth Control You Choose Affects Your Health—Maybe for a Long Time

When it comes to birth control, there hasn't been anything as controversial as the "Plan B" pill since the Pill…

Sexual Wellness

Natural Topical Remedies for Vaginal Dryness

This is something that’s bad for women and for the men who want to be with them. Some of the…

Prostate Cancer

Vietnam Veterans at Risk for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, and it will affect one in six men at…

Breast Cancer

Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

Five recent advances are dramatically changing treatment approaches… Women who have breast cancer are now living longer than they did…

Wellness

How to Detox from Anesthesia

Easy ways to bounce back quickly… Most adults are familiar with that woozy state that occurs after undergoing anesthesia for…

Aging

Normal Aging vs. Treatable Illness—How to Tell the Difference

With all the physical changes that occur as we grow older, it’s tempting to chalk up all our infirmities to…

Women's Health

Don’t Be Scared to Try an IUD

Friends of mine who are young enough to need birth control but old enough to remember the notorious Dalkon Shield—a…

Fatigue

Help for When You Are Feeling Faint

If you're in a very warm room and you start to feel a little faint, get to a sink and…

Diet & Nutrition

Eat Fish, Live 2.2 Years Longer

Fish, fish, it’s good for the heart. Yeah, you know that. But here’s a fact about fish you probably haven’t…