Follow these tips to minimize the pain and discomfort associated with GERD, also called acid reflux or heartburn.
A balanced night routine can be a game-changer for weight loss since it creates a smoother, stress-free morning. When stress is chronic and prolonged (like something we deal with every day), it can directly impact our health. For example, our immune response is hampered and we may crave more comfort foods, which could lead to weight gain. Digestion, mood and cardiovascular measures are also negatively affected.
With school just around the corner, learn how to help your kids avoid illness Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average elementary school child gets eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each school year. Why? Because schools happen […]
A recent study suggests poor sleep or a lack of sleep may affect the size of your brain Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy Magazine European researchers recently looked at 147 adults between the ages of 20 and 84 to examine the link between poor sleep and participants’ brain volume. […]
Keeping kids active after school can be a challenge. Here are 4 ways to keeps your kids moving after homework. Written By Linsy Hunsaker | Healthy Magazine 1. Get Them Involved After school activities, like band or theater, are there for a reason. And if your child’s school doesn’t have […]
The Health Effects of Living near Major Roads Written by Angela Silva It’s easy to be distracted by annoying sounds or bothered by loud noises when you’re trying to focus. Perhaps the neighbors play their music way too loud when you’re trying to sleep, or your coworkers have loud conversations […]
Myth of the Month Have you ever heard that men can become infertile from using a laptop on their lap? If you have and thought it sounded like an old wives’ tale or medical myth, think again. Researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook conducted a […]
Surgeon General issues call to action to slow alarming trend Written by Taylor Smith | Healthy-Mag.com “We have to change the social norms about tanning,” Lushniak said. “Tanned skin is damaged skin, and we need to shatter the myth that tanned skin is a sign of health.” According the the […]
Sports injuries are the second leading cause of emergency room visits for children and adolescents Written by Brooke Kittel Participation in youth sports is at an all-time high in the United States. The proliferation of club-type teams has opened the sporting arena to a much wider circle of kids than […]
The medical world has made tremendous progress in cancer screenings and prevention. It is important for everyone, men and women alike, to understand their risk factors for certain types of cancer, and to be tested appropriately. There are sometimes different screening methods for each type of cancer and risks and […]