Health Education


Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

October 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read


What is N.E.AT.? And Why It’s Important...

One study after another confirms the many benefits of regular exercise in managing or preventing serious chronic conditions, including heart disease and many types of...

September 30, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot and making sure your kids...

September 27, 2019 / 4 min read


World Heart Day: Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Year-Round

Nearly half of American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in a striking statement earlier this...

September 26, 2019 / 4 min read


Q&A on e-Cigs: Vaping’s Rising Health Hazards

An outbreak of a vaping-related lung disease has sickened 804 people — mostly young men — and killed 12, including one in Florida, according to...

September 24, 2019 / 3 min read


More Men are Facing High-Risk Prostate Cancer....

An ongoing debate over the effectiveness of a blood test to detect prostate cancer may have contributed to fewer men getting screened for the disease....

September 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the same type...

September 5, 2019 / 5 min read


Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test....

September 4, 2019 / 2 min read