Community Wellness


Roundup: Second Wave of Flu?, e-Cig Regulation...

Young Children may be at Risk from Second Wave of Flu, CDC Says The flu season may have already peaked, but public health officials are...

March 30, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Grilled Meats & Hypertension; Restricting Opioids;...

Overly Cooked, Grilled Meats Linked to Higher Risk of Hypertension Eating grilled or barbecued meats regularly, and cooking these meats too “well done” level could...

March 23, 2018 / 4 min read


Plant-Based Diets Offer Variety of Protein Sources

A plant-based diet is not just about fruits and vegetables. It also includes whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and some animal-based foods, all of which...

March 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Do Varicose Veins Put You at Higher...

Varicose veins can be embarrassing to many people, but does this common condition signal a serious health issue? A new study has sounded some alarms,...

March 20, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on the number of people addicted...

March 16, 2018 / 4 min read


How to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

Can you lower your blood pressure naturally, through dietary changes, regular exercise and managing stress? Absolutely, doctors and dietitians agree, as long as you are...

March 14, 2018 / 3 min read


A Healthy Version of ‘Fries’: Bistro-Style Roasted...

If there’s one thing Americans expect on their plate, it’s potatoes — or, more specifically, French fries. Of the 114 pounds of potatoes consumed annually...

March 1, 2018 / 2 min read


Lumbar Stress Fractures: A Growing Trend in...

Stress fractures in one or more of the small bones that make up the lower back, or lumbar, are becoming increasingly common among adolescent and...

February 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Child Obesity Levels Still Rising — Not...

A troubling new report clears up an apparent misconception about the childhood obesity epidemic: It’s not leveling off as previous reports have indicated. In fact,...

February 27, 2018 / 2 min read