Health and Lifestyle

Can Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

 September 17, 2019

You bettcha!  Normally when we hear someone has lung cancer we automatically assume that they are smokers.  Just not true!  Anyone can get this disease whether they’ve put a cigarette to their lips or not.  Lots of reasons can cause this, but taking the right steps can cut down your risk.   There are things […]

Unexpected Things That Cause Cancer

 September 11, 2019

Approximately 39.6% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives and about half is accounted for by genetics. It is suggested that the rest is environmental exposure and socioeconomic factors that play a role. Eleven of those unexpected environmental exposures are:   A 2017 study published in the […]

Breakfast & Weight Loss

 September 7, 2019

Serena Gordon, a HealthDay Reporter, investigates the theory that breakfast is the key to weight loss, but now believes that isn’t true.  We’ve all believed that breakfast was the most important meal of the day, especially if you are trying to maintain a healthy weight. Her new research suggests this is not true. When we […]

Sleepless Nights – Painful Days

 September 5, 2019

Alan Mozes composed an article for HealthDay Reporter explaining why sleepless nights can mean more painful days for you.  Your lack of a good nights sleep may be the reason you are aching all over the next morning. There is new research that finds the sleep loss you have may deliver a double whammy to […]

Sleeping With a Fan On

 September 3, 2019

There’s always a question of whether sleeping with a fan on at night is actually bad for your health or just a myth. Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science tries to clarify this subject in her recent article. Those hot, scorching days of the summer are really difficult without air conditioning. Many sleep at […]

Link Between Belly & Brain

 September 1, 2019

According to an article by Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer for Live Science, there is a link between the size of your belly and the size of your brain. They’ve always believed that belly fat is particularly bad for the heart, but now there is a new study that has more evidence that is may also […]

Walking Vs. Running

 August 26, 2019

The subject of walking vs. running is a big question among the older generation of people.  Many are unable to run but not sure if they are getting the same results by walking.  So how fast do you have to walk then?  Regina Boyle Wheeler from the HealthDay Reporter has written an article on what […]

Dog Allergies: How to Make It Work Between You and Your Best Friend

 August 26, 2019

National Dog Day is an annual celebration encouraging dog ownership of all breeds. However, studies show that a whopping 15 percent of the population is allergic to pets — including dogs. One study revealed that even if advised to give up their dog by a doctor, only one of five people did (who even is […]

Dog Alerts Blood Sugar Swing

 August 23, 2019

Serena Gordon of HealthDay Reporter told of a “wonder dog” who alerts the owner to blood sugar swings.  It seems that animals have an uncanny ability to be more than we think and not just a man’s best friend. A woman is constantly followed by her service dog which, she calls Type 1 Wonder Dog.  […]

Chicken Soup’s Medical Magic

 August 20, 2019

Robert Preidt of HealthDay Reporter enlightens us on the magic of chicken soup. Many of us may rely on that chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold without even really knowing exactly why the warmth of the broth brings us relief. A dietitian explains that a hearty bowl of this soup may help to clear […]