If you have had a check of your cholesterol, it's important to know what the numbers mean, goals, and how to reduce your risks of heart disease and strokes through healthy levels.
Energy drinks can lead to caffeine toxicity that is exhibited by frightening symptoms, or worsening of known heart conditions.
Heart failure doesn't mean the heart is stopping, but it is a chronic condition that leads to water retention and an enlarged heart as the pumping action worsens over time. Read more about causes, symptoms, treatments and when to seek help.
Classic heart attack symptoms may not necessarily be felt by women, the elderly and those with diabetes. Early recognition is key to survival!
February is known as Heart Health Month. Here we discuss some statistics on the number one killer of women in the U.S., and how to address those risks for heart disease.
Here are a few tips for when you are preparing for a mammogram. Expectations of the experience, and what to avoid before the appointment are discussed.
The top 10 excuses for not having a mammogram are addressed, and myths are "busted". Come on ladies! It's time to start taking care of yourself!
When you have a cold or the flu, you stand in the pharmacy aisle wondering which medication will make you feel better. Tom Root, a pharmacist, explains the action of common ingredients in these medications.
Over-indulgence in alcohol can lead to a terrible hangover, let alone put your safety at risk. Learn more about prevention and treatment, while also defining the infamous "hair of the dog".
The new year may bring new fitness goals, leading to a search for a new gym. Don't overlook the smaller gyms that can offer an excellent environment for your workouts!
Sadly, while 50% of Americans will set New Year's resolutions soon, only 8% of those resolutions will survive until December. Realistic resolutions and goals are the key to success.
Alcohol can disrupt the normal rhythm of the heart, and during the holidays, indulging can certainly be a factor.
Holding on to the safety rails of the treadmill may reduce your calorie burn by as much as 25 percent.
Give yourself the gift of the present by practicing mindfulness. Slowing down to focus of the people and events around you leads to a balance that is so important, especially during the holidays.
Both kids and adults can have neck pain thanks to the downward gaze at handheld devices. Awareness and changes can often be effective in avoiding chronic neck pain and spasms.
Five "Easy" tips to maintain rather than gain over the holiday is presented by guest author, Milly Nunez, personal trainer and nutrition coach
Sinus infections affect about 35 million Americans a year, but the majority are viral. Don’t be fooled by green nasal drainage alone.
What is one wellness habit you can do to reduce your risk of cancer? The National Institute of Health is giving you 13 reasons to be curious!
An enlarged prostate due to benign prostatic hypertrophy can cause annoying symptoms that interrupt your life….both day and night