Soft drinks

Sugar, like salt, has been branded a dietary villain. In addition to increasing the risk of Type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, different studies have associated sugar intake with increased aging, cardiovascular disease, obesity and even cancer. Such research has led many health experts around the globe to call for reductions in recommended sugar intake, […]

Medications

The National Center for Health Statistics reports that 75% of Americans age 75 and over take at least five prescription medicines daily. In fact, medication costs are a significant portion of some family budgets. That being the case, you want to be sure your medications are having the right effect and you are not at […]

Kidneys

That nagging ache in your back could be your kidneys calling. It’s easy to mistake a dull ache in your back for a problem that can be taken care of by a chiropractor or a masseuse. But sometimes that ache isn’t about your spine, but may be from your kidneys letting you know you might […]

Blood collection for screening tests

About 45 percent of Americans set goals each New Year, and most of those put getting healthy and staying healthy near the top of their list. One of the ways you can ensure better health is to take preventive care seriously, for both you and your family. Preventive care focuses on maintaining health and preventing […]

Healthy Eating

Happy New Year! You’re not alone if you’ve made a resolution to lose weight in 2017. Nutrition experts have some simple tips for shedding pounds: First, focus on eating three good meals a day Avoid snacking on empty calories, and try healthy snacks like berries, veggies, oatmeal, air-popped popcorn, string cheese, almonds, etc. Avoid dried […]