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How to Make Your Thanksgiving Travel Safer and Less Stressful

November 21, 2017 | 1,732 Views
This will be the busiest Thanksgiving travel season in over a decade with over 50 million Americans traveling. In an ideal world, holiday travel would go off without a hitch. But past experience tells us that delays are inevitable with so many...

Now Available: The ‘Fat for Fuel Ketogenic Cookbook’

November 21, 2017 | 3,443 Views
If you’ve had a chance to read my latest book, “Fat for Fuel,” you already know that your body was made to burn fat — not carbs — for its main fuel. You also know that when your body is able to burn fat for fuel, your...

Healthy Food Choices During Childhood Can Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

November 21, 2017 | 545 Views
In a new MedicalXPress study, researchers found that healthy food choices made during childhood can lower their risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Teaching children about nutrition is made much more difficult because of societal influences...

White House: True Cost of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion

November 21, 2017 | 598 Views
When you add up the true cost of the opioid crisis, including illicit opioids and heroin, it’s an astounding half-trillion dollars, according to a new study to be released Monday by the president’s Council of Economic Advisers. A...

Elderly, Take Note: Rapid Decline in Walking Speed Is a Sign of a Weakening Heart

November 21, 2017 | 684 Views
A new study of seniors aged 60 to 78 has clearly connected heart disease with a decline in walking speed, Hindustan Times reports. Researchers studied participants’ physical activity, alcohol consumption, body mass index (BMI), ability to...

17 Tips to Pick the Freshest Veggies and Ripest Fruit

November 21, 2017 | 591 Views
If you’re among the 12 percent of U.S. adults who aren’t eating enough fruits every day, or the 9 percent who don’t eat enough vegetables, you may be able to up your intake by simply learning how to pick the best and freshest...

Decorating for Christmas Early Makes You Happier

November 20, 2017 | 31,518 Views
Advent is recognized by many Christian denominations as the start of the Christmas season and is sharply defined as the four Sundays and weeks before Christmas, although it runs 40 days in Eastern Orthodox traditions and six weeks in other rites....

Women Advised to Sleep on Side to Help Prevent Stillbirth

November 20, 2017 | 634 Views
A new study suggests that pregnant women who sleep on their side during their last trimester have a decreased risk of having a stillborn child, BBC reports. This means you should be side-sleeping even during a nap, the study authors said, so to help...

Heavy Drinking and Smoking Linked to Visible Signs of Aging

November 20, 2017 | 686 Views
If you want to look younger and stay looking younger, longer, you may want to think twice before you pull out a cigarette or overindulge in alcohol, BMJ reports. A new study in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found that heavy...

What the Parasites in a Defector’s Stomach Tell Us About North Korea

November 20, 2017 | 912 Views
An unexpected surprise awaited doctors who operated on a North Korean defector’s bullet wounds: roundworms, some of which were nearly a foot long. According to The Washington Post , the parasites fell from the patient’s intestines,...
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