Wellness & Prevention


Broccoli Reasserts Its Super-Food Status

Move over kale, you’ve been getting too much attention as a “super food” lately. Broccoli is taking center stage again — even though it’s always...

July 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Parents Warned of Trampoline Risks for...

It may seem like a harmless activity for kids, but even enclosed trampolines can cause serious injuries and are not generally recommended for children, especially...

July 14, 2017 / 3 min read


When to Get a Mammogram

Every year. Every two years starting at age 40. Every other year starting at age 55. These are some of the guidelines for mammography that...

July 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Spotlight on Meningiomas as Celebrity Battles Brain...

Actress and television host Maria Menounos, 39, revealed this month that she was diagnosed earlier this year with a golf ball-size “meningioma” brain tumor and...

July 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury occurs, swallowing may no longer...

July 10, 2017 / 3 min read


How Much Water Do You Really Need?...

Have you noticed more friends or co-workers walking around with a bottle of water, determined to meet their quota for the day? The practice is...

July 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: ‘Hand-Foot-Mouth’ Disease Common in Summer, CDC...

“Hand, foot, and mouth” disease is common in infants and young children, and there seems to be an uptick in cases nationwide, based on updated...

July 3, 2017 / 3 min read


4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips (Infographic)

The American tradition of fireworks to commemorate the Fourth of July is upon us. Hundreds of millions of pounds of fireworks are used each year around the patriotic...

June 30, 2017 / 1 min read