Healthy Living


If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But mounting evidence shows that disruptions...

March 28, 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


Diabetic Eye Disease: A Leading Cause of...

Diabetic eye disease — which refers to a group of serious eye problems among diabetics — is growing in prevalence.  As a large segment of...

March 19, 2018 / 3 min read


Top 4 Contributors to Sleep Deprivation

The top four contributors to sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation all center around poor sleep hygiene.

March 12, 2018 / 4 min read


Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 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