Sunday, April 26, 2015

Health Tips

Health Tips

The latest healthy living tips and answers to readers' most embarrassing questions.

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You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight
Think heart health is just for adults? Think again. A recent study says 1 in 3 children ages 9-11 have borderline or high cholesterol levels. Practice...
When it comes to lowering heart disease, a recent study suggests raw veggies may be the way to go. Try noshing on carrots, broccoli, or peppers to keep...
Could your legs be providing clues about your heart health? Leg pain can be a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a condition that occurs when...
An estimated 2.7 million Americans are currently living with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a quivering or irregular heartbeat that can lead to heart risks...
Did you know that HIV can put you at a higher risk for heart disease? Those living with HIV often share issues that affect heart health, including higher...
Thanks to the AngioScreen, time is no longer an excuse to ignore your heart health. The six-minute simple, non-diagnostic vascular screening can provide...
Coronary calcium in your heart arteries can provide important clues about your heart disease risk, even among those without traditional risk factors...
Between 70 and 89 percent of sudden cardiac deaths occur in men. Familiarize yourself with symptoms like chest pain or discomfort, shortness of breath...
For first-year Temple nursing students, a recent classroom session on how to cover rent, child care, food, medicine, and transportation on a bare-bones budget was an academic exercise.
Around 4 p.m. on Nov. 30, Josie Jupina asked her husband, Ted, to help her make the annual Christmas wreath.
A middle-age man in excellent health awoke one morning, turned to check the time on his bedside clock - and realized that overnight, he had gone blind in one eye.
Of all the oddball things, Ben Franklin clearly had never seen the like: a park bench that monitors air pollution, powered by wind and solar.
For New Trier High School sophomore Sophia Pellar, a pair of special earplugs recently donated by a North Shore audiologist has put an end to the pain she suffered when playing flute in the pep band.
A blood test known as a "liquid biopsy" could help doctors track a shifty type of lung cancer without the need for invasive procedures, an international team of researchers says.
Have you noticed that when you talk to fitness experts and enthusiasts alike, a key buzzword in every conversation is “the core.” All of our body’s motions and force production involve a properly functioning core, which is essential for all athletes, but especially for distance runners.
Goal Getter
Don’t overlook the convenience of slow-cooker and crock-pot recipes this spring and summer. While we usually think about them as perfect for the frosty winter time and not the heat of the summer, they are great all year long.
Instead of using prepackaged jerk seasoning that may be loaded with salt and preservatives, this recipe has cut much of the salt and is packed with many tasty spices.