Healthy Living


Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down But...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking...

November 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Healthy Recipe:  Pickled Chili Lime Mango with...

Plant-based foods are one of the best sources of antioxidants, which can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer and other...

November 12, 2018 / 2 min read


Hand Sanitizer vs. Soap and Water for...

During the time of year when occurrences of flu and other respiratory infections increase, public health departments, hospitals, pediatricians and family doctors all beat the...

November 12, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Fall Back’ to Better Health: Habits That...

The focus on gaining or losing an hour of sleep in the spring and fall tends to overshadow the bigger issue of chronic sleep disorders,...

November 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Breast Reconstruction: New Method Can Reduce Pain,...

Breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomies can improve the quality of their lives by removing the associated disfigurement. Now, a relatively new approach...

November 1, 2018 / 2 min read


Healthy Halloween: Avoid Colored Contact Lenses and...

It’s illegal to sell any contact lenses without a prescription in the United States. But every Halloween there’s a resurgence in the popularity of colored...

October 29, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Adult Flu Vaccinations Decline; Oral Hygiene...

CDC: Last Season’s Adult Flu Vaccination Rate Was Lowest in Years Just over 37 percent of U.S. adults got their flu shot during the 2017–18...

October 26, 2018 / 4 min read


Improving Patient Experience Drives Growth in Physician...

Even the most advanced medical care requires a cohesive and multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgical specialists and other professionals to provide ideal patient-focused care. In...

October 24, 2018 / 4 min read


Not Exercising is Even Worse for Your...

The majority of U.S. adults do not meet the weekly, minimum exercise routines (150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous) as recommended...

October 23, 2018 / 3 min read