General Health


Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

June 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing...

June 12, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban on...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an SPF (sun protection factor) higher...

June 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials are providing a sales tax...

June 1, 2018 / 2 min read


Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes, says a new report that...

May 22, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added Florida to...

May 11, 2018 / 5 min read


Low Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous, Too

Seems like high blood pressure, or hypertension, gets all the publicity, when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart and body. But low blood pressure,...

May 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Healthy Ways to ‘Detox’

In the early 1900s, a safety practice began of bringing caged canaries into coal mines to help detect any toxic gases. If any dangerous substances...

May 2, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: E-Cig Crackdown, ‘Bad Bacteria’ and Dementia...

FDA Cracks Down on E-Cig, Juul Sales to Minors The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that it is cracking down on...

April 27, 2018 / 4 min read