During flu season, it seems like there is no shortage of flu prevention tips and advice on how to cure flu symptoms. Unfortunately, many old wives’ tales and home remedies for flu have no basis in science. The following looks at common flu myths. Myth: I am generally healthy, so I don’t…Read More
Fall is the time of year when you find pumpkin in everything from lattes to pies and bread. While many pumpkin treats are loaded with calories, there are also some delicious ways to take advantage of the health benefits of pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin spice. What Is the Nutritional Value…Read More
A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury. Causes of concussions include blows to the head and violent shaking to the upper body. Although concussions are most common in athletes, they can occur in anyone, including infants and the elderly. The soft tissue of the brain is protected by the…Read More
Modern antibiotics make it possible to successfully treat infections that were once almost always fatal. Unfortunately, the overuse and misuse of antibiotics have resulted in an increased number of antibiotic-resistant infections. What Is Antibiotic Resistance? Antibiotic resistance occurs when…Read More
Glucose is essential for brain and cellular health; however, when blood glucose levels are too high, a person may have a condition known as diabetes, which can lead to serious health problems and even premature death. The following offers insight into the causes and prevention of diabetes. What…Read More
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