Prevention and Healing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that approximately 70 percent of the people who smoke claim that they would like to quit smoking, but unfortunately only a small percentage are able to do so successfully. If your spouse...
Be it to fit in among peers who smoke, to relieve stress or to simply mimic the habits of people around them, people can take to smoking like a moth to a flame. The American Lung Association says that one...
If you or a family member is a smoker, it is highly advisable to consider quitting, for the sake of your own health and the health of others, especially if there are children in the house. You may already be aware...
Did you know that cigarette smoking alone accounts for over 480,000 deaths annually in the United States? That translates to 1 in 5 deaths and means that more than 15 per 100 individuals over the age of 18 are...
The changing seasons can be a major trigger for various infections like the common cold, the flu and allergies and that's why it is essential to support your personal defense mechanism, the immune system. Let's take a look at...
Did you know that in the U.S. alone, nearly 790,000 people have a heart attack and close to 795,000 have a stroke annually? That is a scary number, especially when you consider the fact that our population comprises nearly...
Consider yourself lucky if you've managed to cruise through your life without having any vision troubles and the need for glasses or contacts. Unfortunately, good eye health in your younger years does not guarantee healthy vision as you age — there...
Did you know that one in eight women have a risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer? That is a large number considering the advancement we have made in the field of cancer detection, treatment and cancer awareness. A possible consolation, though,...
If you want to become as slick and suave as James Bond, you might have to give up on your cozy, hot showers and start taking cold ones instead. Apart from increasing your style quotient, these cold showers might be...
Seasonal bouts of the flu and allergies are a common affair in most homes, especially if there are school-going children or older adults. And while some people may have enough immunity to withstand infections, many might need their regular...

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