Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?
In addition to the psychological disorders that lead to anorexia or bulimia, research indicates genetics and discrete biochemical signals may play an active role.
The stress and strain of shoveling snow can cause all sorts of problems.
Some cancer treatments that save the lives of children can lead to problems later on. Screening is necessary.
Stretching can be a very important part of exercising and is best done after you have loosened up a bit.
I don’t know about you but it seems more and more common that I am encountering people who are texting while driving – despite the known danger.
There are many things that can trigger feelings of anxiety but one of the most recently studied areas has been sleep – or lack of it.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
Each year, over half a million people experience a stroke for the first time. Today many things can be done at the hospital to help.
The US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
A new report looks at an inexpensive but quite effective method to reduce the stress associated with heart disease.
There was a time when women were told not to lift weights. That can be forgotten.
We know our service policies and check-up on cars, we know a great deal about our electronic equipment, but most of us have no idea about our health care.