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Detox Diets: Before You Do It, Read This Detox Diets: Before You Do It, Read This

Detoxification is something that the body does naturally to get rid of or keep toxins in check. The human body is exposed to different toxins every day, from the food we eat, the liquids we guzzle, and even the environment, …

New Painkiller Zohydro: What Parents And Patients Need To Know New Painkiller Zohydro: What Parents And Patients Need To Know

Painkiller junkies who’ve diligently done research are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a pill called Zohydro. Meanwhile, a well-meaning coalition of health professionals is also anticipating – the imminent demise of such existing abusers and legitimate patients alike. They are …

Seasonal Allergies: Get Rid Of This Yearly Nuisance Seasonal Allergies: Get Rid Of This Yearly Nuisance

You know what’s terrible? After months of freezing, icy, and depressingly gray weather, spring brings with it a whole new problem for a significant portion of Americans: seasonal allergies. That’s right, spring is not the welcome rescue from winter for …

Mumps Outbreak: 14 Fordham Dorm Students Infected Since January Mumps Outbreak: 14 Fordham Dorm Students Infected Since January

An outbreak of the mumps has spread across two of the Fordham University campuses, with the number of infected students rising each day since Monday. “The University community was notified that there has now been one case of suspected mumps …

Bing Launches 3 New Windows Phone Apps Bing Launches 3 New Windows Phone Apps

Microsoft just announced the launch of three new Bing Apps for Windows Phone 8: Bing Food & Drink, Bing Health & Fitness and Bing Travel. Bing Food & Drink includes 600,000 recipes, a wine guide to 1.5 million different bottles, …

More Chemicals Linked to Child Brain Disorders More Chemicals Linked to Child Brain Disorders

A new study out of Harvard has identified six new chemicals that may be related to spikes in brain disorders in children. Researchers are concerned that toxic chemicals may be part of the rise in autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), …

Jim Henson’s Son Dies Of Heart Attack At Age 48 Jim Henson’s Son Dies Of Heart Attack At Age 48

John Henson died at his home in Saugerties, New York on Friday. According to his sister Cheryl Henson, he died of a sudden heart attack after building an igloo with his daughter. Henson was 48. John Henson was the fourth …

Proximity to Fast Food Linked to Childhood Obesity Proximity to Fast Food Linked to Childhood Obesity

Fast food restaurants are ubiquitous in the U.S. Small-town streets across the country are lined with a variety of junk food, displaying the troubled American relationship with food that has helped cause obesity levels health researchers now refer to as …

Best Exercise Equipment To Manage Weight While Managing Pain Best Exercise Equipment To Manage Weight While Managing Pain
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So the holidays ended, resolutions were made, and now the local gym you joined is counting on you to nix your newfound cardio routine. Perhaps the fervor to be fit fizzled out around the same time your vegan diet and …

Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community

Diabetes is a serious problem for many Americans, but an especially serious one among the African-American community, where there is a much greater risk for the disease than any other, according to Market Wired. 26 million people in the U.S. …

Caffeine Use Disorder: Turns Out It’s a Thing Caffeine Use Disorder: Turns Out It’s a Thing

With a Starbucks on every city street corner, Americans are well-aware of the fact that they like their coffee. With phrases like, “No coffee, no workey” and “I’m a zombie without my coffee” a part of the common vernacular, most …

Zinc Supplements Studied For The Common Cold Zinc Supplements Studied For The Common Cold
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Although Americans are hit with 1 billion colds each year, most view it as some invisible enemy to which they’ll inevitably succumb. We wait until the running nose and sore throat symptoms set in and then head to our local …

Netflix Introduces The ‘Get Fit With Netflix’ Workout Netflix Introduces The ‘Get Fit With Netflix’ Workout

Netflix has uploaded a series of videos showing you how to work out while you watch Netflix. They’ve enlisted fitness expert Niki Wibrow to demonstrate. “The great thing about Netflix is that it can fit around you and your lifestyle, …

Obesity Study Shows Need for Early Intervention Obesity Study Shows Need for Early Intervention
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It is no longer a disputed fact as to whether or not obesity is an epidemic, especially here in the United States. Obesity rates in children have doubled over the past 30 years, while obesity rates in adolescents have tripled. …

Jane Fonda Says “Staying Active” is the Key to Long Life Jane Fonda Says “Staying Active” is the Key to Long Life
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Jane Fonda, the famous 76-year-old actress and fitness activist credits an active lifestyle for keeping her emotionally centered and healthy later in life. “I believe in fitness,” Fonda says. “Whether you’re young, old, whether you’ve ever been exercising or just …

Vitamin D Not As Beneficial As Once Thought Vitamin D Not As Beneficial As Once Thought

Many people swear by vitamins and take them every day. Others only take them when they feel like they need to or are looking for certain benefits. Although vitamins have been labeled as beneficial for years, a new study shows …

Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official Google Contact Lenses Are Now Official
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We reported two years ago that Google contact lenses were likely on the way, after Glass was unveiled, and finding that one of the engineers had previously given a talk discussing such devices. Now, Google has actually announced smart contact …

What Foods To Buy When Money Is Tight What Foods To Buy When Money Is Tight

With the U.S. still in a major recession and a big part of the population unemployed, a food budget might just help keep your family full and healthy. One in seven Americans receives food (SNAP) benefits in order to feed …

Flu Symptoms Send Several To The Hospital Flu Symptoms Send Several To The Hospital
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A flu epidemic is upon us and several people have already died from flu complications. While flu vaccinations are a great way to protect yourself from the illness, they do not protect against all strains and even if you do …

The Paleo Diet vs Plant Based Diet The Paleo Diet vs Plant Based Diet
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With 2014 upon us most people are making their New Year’s resolutions. The number one resolution is to lose weight. Weight loss seems to elude many American’s – mostly because of our lack of knowledge, and due to the fad …

Weight Loss Goals: Tips For The New Year Weight Loss Goals: Tips For The New Year
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That magical time of year is upon us. The time of year when you’ve eaten far more than you intended to all holiday season and are wracked with guilt. It might be that after years of being out of shape, …