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5 Fast Facts About Brain Health

Everyone knows how important the brain is. It’s basically the body’s operating center. It’s the organ that sends out instructions to every other part of the body. However, there’s plenty you may not know about the brain. It’s always a good time to learn more about brain health. Here are 5 facts about brain health:…

Household Safety: Preventing Poisoning

As careful as people are about preventing poisoning, it still happens more than you might think. In fact, it’s the number one cause of injury death, having killed more people than car accidents. It’s estimated that 50 percent of all poison exposures happen to children under the age of six, while 92% of poison-related deaths…

Treating High Blood Pressure at Home

Treating High Blood Pressure

Many Americans suffer from high blood pressure (also referred to as “hypertension”). Hypertension is a huge risk factor for heart disease and stroke as well as other dangerous health problems. This means if you have high blood pressure, you need to treat it. Fortunately, there are ways of treating high blood pressure at home.  High…

Is Weekend Sleeping-In Bad for Your Health?

Sleeping-In

After a hard week of work, it’s not surprising that many people try to sleep-in during the weekend. The importance of sleep is well known, but sleeping-in may not actually be a healthy habit. Sleeping-In on the Weekend Won’t Help A study was recently conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. It focused on…

Putting Muscle Into Cancer Treatment

Cancer Treatment

A muscular physique has always been something that people wanted and worked for. People go to the gym every day to build muscle, and historically, people have admired those with muscular physiques. However, it turns out that having a muscular physique isn’t just beneficial in terms of how you look, but it could also protect…