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Oh, Those New Year’s Resolutions!

 February 5, 2020

This seems to be a time for new beginnings for many with the change of years. New year, new you. Just remember that you don’t have to become a whole new person just to make a positive change in your life. There is research that suggests a big 46% of New Year’s resolution-makers break those […]

Fat Build-Up in Lungs

 February 4, 2020

Can fat really build up in our lungs? Rachael Rettner, senior writer for Live answers these concerns for us. This is just one insidious place that fat can accumulate! For the first time, there is a new study that shows fat can accumulate in the airway walls of the lungs. The accumulation was higher among […]

Psychoactive Calls Increased

 February 3, 2020

Robert Preidt, of HealthDay Reporter, recently posted an article on the increased calls to poison control for psychoactive. Marijuana, kratom, magic mushrooms and nutmeg are natural substances with psychoactive effects. These have triggered more than 67,300 calls to U.S. Poison Control Center over nearly two decades. These many calls make an average of about 3,743 […]

Breast Cancer & Hair Dye

 February 2, 2020

Tim Newman recently published an article that was fact-checked by Jasmin Collier and published in Medical News Today on the risk of breast cancer with the use of hair dye. There has been a recent study investigating the links between hair products and breast cancer that has caused quite a stir. Breast cancer affects about […]

Best Time For Warm Bath

 February 1, 2020

Is there really a best time than another for that soothing bath or shower before you hit the bed for the night and good sleep? Ana Sandoiu investigated this in an article that was in fact checked by Jasmin Collier and published in Medical News Today. Improving sleep can be accomplished with that warm shower […]

Thinking Burns Calories?

 January 31, 2020

It is amazing what our brain can do. Emma Bryce, a Live Science Contributor, explains how calories are burned by the brain when thinking. Whoever thought you could burn energy when we put our mind to the test! The experience of burning calories isn’t just limited to the physical effects of various games. Even chess […]

Can You Stop Vertigo?

 January 30, 2020

AARP recently released an article written by Barbara Stepko on what to do to help stop vertigo. When the room starts spinning and a wave of nausea hits, there are some things that can lessen this reaction. When things begin to spin in a circle when staring at them, that is vertigo. Having trouble keeping […]

Symptoms of lung cancer

 January 29, 2020

People seldom have symptoms from lung cancer until they have spread, even though some with early lung cancer do.  By seeing your doctor when you first notice symptoms will give you an early diagnosis, and treatment is more likely to be effective.  The American Cancer Society gives more information on the signs and symptoms of […]

Survivor’s Guilt

 January 28, 2020

This Is Living With Cancer posted a guide for those who are coping with survivor’s guilt that could be very helpful for some of the patients who have survived cancer. Receiving the news that you have cancer is devastating, but there are ways in which you can try to deal with it.  Especially the guilt […]

Genetic Testing For Cancer

 January 27, 2020

The American Cancer Society describes genetics as the field of science that looks at how traits are passed down from parents to their children through the genes.  Genes are pieces of DNA inside of our cells that tell the cell how to make the proteins the body needs to function, so DNA is the genetic […]