Category: health-news

  • What Can You Drink If You Have Diabetes?

    Having diabetes means that you have to be aware of everything you eat or drink. Knowing the number of carbohydrates that you ingest and how they may affect your blood sugar is crucial. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends zero-calorie or low-calorie drinks. The main reason is to prevent a spike in blood sugar. Choosing […]

  • Is the Cubii Worth It? A Personal Trainer’s Honest Review

    Share on Pinterest Over the past two years, working out from home has become increasingly popular. As a result, the number of home exercise equipment options has exploded. The Cubii elliptical is a relatively new product that offers an aerobic workout from the comfort of your desk, couch, or chair. The Cubii is owned by […]

  • Children Are Suffering Brain Injuries from Contact Sports—And Now Parents Are Demanding Action

    Groups in four states are pushing to raise the age for tackle football and do more to protect young athletes from traumatic brain injuries. Share on Pinterest Former high school linebacker Brody Kieft, now 21, played football with the energy and aggression of a heat-seeking missile, which earned him cheers from the fans, interest from […]

  • Early Detection Could Be Key to Effective Alzheimer’s Treatment

    Biomarkers and early diagnostic tools may eventually provide doctors with the window they need treat Alzheimer’s before people exhibit symptoms. Share on Pinterest There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s yet. But even if there were, it might be difficult to tell who could benefit from the remedy. So while some researchers work to develop treatments to […]

  • Smartphone Radiation: iPhones Emitting Double Reported Levels

    Share on PinterestYour cell phone may be exposing you to more radiation than you thought. Getty Images Using accredited lab tests that mimic human tissue, reporters from The Chicago Tribune tested smartphone radiofrequency radiation emitted by 11 models of popular cell phones. They found most of the phones exceeded the legal limit set by the […]

  • Returning to Work: Millions in Uncharted Waters Due to Long-Haul COVID-19

    Share on PinterestMillions of people in the U.S. are dealing with the long-term effects of COVID-19. Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling via Getty Images Long-haul COVID-19 is becoming an ever-growing concern for both the healthcare sector and the general workforce. An estimated 8 million people, may end up with symptoms of long COVID that could affect their ability […]

  • 19 Exercises to Relieve Upper Back Pain, Neck Pain, and More

    Ouch! Neck and back pain cramping your style? Regardless of the cause of your pain — hunching over a smartphone, sitting at a desk all day, or even injury — stretching and strengthening exercises can go a long way in your recovery. Below, we’ve compiled 19 moves to help stretch and strengthen the muscles in […]

  • Intensive Blood Pressure Control May Prevent Brain Damage Later in Life

    Share on Pinterest A new study concludes that intensive blood pressure control can lessen age-related brain damage. Researchers say the findings may provide insight into how lowering blood pressure can reduce the risk of dementia. The latest study adds to research that links good heart health to good brain health. The health of your heart […]

  • Alkaline Water: Benefits and Risks

    What is alkaline water? You may have heard various health claims about alkaline water. Some say it can help slow the aging process, regulate your body’s pH level, and prevent chronic diseases like cancer. But what exactly is alkaline water, and why all the hype? The “alkaline” in alkaline water refers to its pH level. […]

  • Boost Your Skin’s Regeneration Process for a Glowing, Vibrant Complexion

    Share on PinterestWestend61/Getty Images The body is always in a state of change. In particular, the cells in your skin are constantly replacing themselves. The skin does this through the process of regeneration and repair. On a cellular level, the skin cells are constantly shedding, revealing fresh, newly grown skin cells underneath. This is why […]