Wellness & Prevention


Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

Thanksgiving is almost here, and it’s not a coincidence that Nov. 20-26 is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Awareness Week. GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,”...

November 22, 2017 / 3 min read


Just 1 in 10 Adults Getting Enough...

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, which are loaded with vitamins and minerals, can help fight chronic diseases, such as heart problems, diabetes...

November 21, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Plant-Based Diet, Coffee Reduce Heart Failure...

Two separate studies find that plant-based diets and coffee consumption are good for your heart.

November 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

November 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Blood Pressure of 130/80 Now Considered High,...

A new and stricter standard for determining the serious condition of hypertension, or high blood pressure, has been announced by the American Heart Association (AHA), the...

November 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

When you experience a sudden urge to go to the bathroom, but only a few drops of urine come out — along with a burning...

November 13, 2017 / 3 min read


The Health Benefits of Meditation (Video)

Meditation is now being linked to a decrease in a person’s risk of heart disease. For the first time, the American Heart Association (AHA) has...

November 8, 2017 / 2 min read


Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased breast cancer risk.

October 26, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: 1 in 9 U.S. Men Have...

About 11 million American men are infected with oral human papillomavirus (HPV), which can lead to cancers of the head, neck and throat, a new...

October 20, 2017 / 4 min read