Good health is more than healthy eating and exercise, it’s about having a healthy lifestyle. Information about these options are covered in our health tips. Over 70 percent of American adults and 20 percent of our kids are obese or overweight. Taking good care of your body is necessary to prevent health problems from starting and from getting worse.
To live a healthy lifestyle, you need to make healthy drink and food choices, exercise regularly, get quality sleep, stay hydrated, manage stress, think happy thoughts, laugh, quit or stop smoking and get regular medical check-ups. Tips to help you move toward a healthier life include: eat more vegetables, drink water not sugary drinks, meditate to reduce stress and make exercise fun or work out with a friend.
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated rate of language delay in girls at 30 months old born to mothers who used Read More
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Shortness of breath is an often overlooked symptom of what may be heart failure or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). New research shows that with early intervention, patients can avoid suffering and the need for Read More
A new report, based on data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS), suggests that insulin resistance, a predictor of cardiovascular risk and the development of diabetes, may be modulated with even modest levels of physical Read More
When you find yourself in an eerie place or the beat drops just right during a favorite song, the chills start multiplying. You know the feeling. It is a shiver that seems to come from Read More
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A vision became a reality, and that reality became a plan when Cindy Barclay formed Quality Dialysis, Inc., in 1993. After twenty years as a registered nurse with a world of experience in critical and Read More