Skip to Content
A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

  You can prevent the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older […]

10 Extra Minutes of Exercise Saves Lives

10 Extra Minutes of Exercise Saves Lives

For years, health experts have preached the perks of taking the stairs instead of the elevator and parking farther away from the grocery store. Now, […]

Processed Food: less is more

Processed Food: less is more

Processed food gets a bad rap as the cause of many health problems: obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure. But what exactly is processed […]

Understanding Monkeypox

Understanding Monkeypox

Monkeypox is an illness caused by a virus. It can cause fever, swollen lymph nodes, body aches, and a rash with blisters that hurt. The […]

How a Migraine Happens

How a Migraine Happens

Older theories about migraines suggested that symptoms were possibly due to changes in blood flow to the brain. Now many headache researchers realize that changes […]

Push Past a Weight-Loss Plateau

Push Past a Weight-Loss Plateau

If you want to lose weight successfully, slow and steady progress is your best bet. Experts recommend aiming to lose 1 to 2 pounds per […]

What’s Causing My Pelvic Pain?

What’s Causing My Pelvic Pain?

Pelvic pain is a common problem for women. It’s a general term for pain that occurs below the belly button. That includes pain in the […]

What You Can Do to Prevent Falls

What You Can Do to Prevent Falls

Although people of any age can be injured by a fall, older adults are at increased risk of falling and are more likely to suffer […]

How to Talk About Gender Diversity with Kids

How to Talk About Gender Diversity with Kids

Gender identity refers to the way a person perceives themselves—male, female, both, neither, or somewhere in-between. This is different from sexual orientation, or who a […]

Factors That Raise (or Lower) Your Odds for COVID-19

Factors That Raise (or Lower) Your Odds for COVID-19

FRIDAY, June 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new study offers some unexpected conclusions about what factors might influence your chances of getting COVID-19. What […]

Selection of food that is good for the heart, rustic wood background

Processed Food: less is more

Processed food gets a bad rap as the cause of many health problems: obesity, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure. But what exactly is processed […]

medical office work table with a blood sample from a patient positive for monkey pox virus (MPXV). Doctor's work table with a blood tube diagnosed infection with Monkeypox (MPXV) disease

Understanding Monkeypox

Monkeypox is an illness caused by a virus. It can cause fever, swollen lymph nodes, body aches, and a rash with blisters that hurt. The […]

headache 2

How a Migraine Happens

Older theories about migraines suggested that symptoms were possibly due to changes in blood flow to the brain. Now many headache researchers realize that changes […]