Prevention and Healing

Chocolate makes everything better, right? From helping your child recover from a fall to mending your teenager's broken heart, chocolate is known to work wonders by boosting your mood. Well, studies now show that along with helping you feel...
June is designated as Men's Health Awareness Month to get the men in our lives to care more about their health. The idea behind this program is to spread awareness about the common health risks that men face, the importance of early detection,...
Hormones are produced in the endocrine glands and are considered the body's chemical messenger. Their main duty is to travel through the bloodstream and order tissues and organs to do certain tasks. Hormones control important functions in the body...
Fingernails are much more than a fashionable way to accessorize your clothes or get festive for special occasions and holidays. Your nails provide revealing insight about your health. A difference in appearance and texture of the nails can point to various...
Have you found yourself craving a siesta in the middle of a workday? It's not you, it is just your body's circadian rhythm at work. A well-oiled circadian cycle is essential for the body to function properly and small...
The brain is the main component of the central nervous system and controls most of our bodily functions. So isn't it important to care for the brain, just like we do for the other organs? The brain has many...
Summer is the time of the year when people get to enjoy the warm weather, the beach, and, unfortunately, the experience of feeling painful, inflamed skin resulting from sun damage. In addition to feeling a painful, itching sensation, sunburns can actually cause sun poisoning...
Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer; about 1 in every 8 women in the U.S. will develop the disease over the span of their lifetime. In fact, an estimated 266,120 women are expected to be diagnosed...
It might come as a bit of a surprise to know that we host trillions of micro-organisms in our bodies. It may come as an even bigger surprise to know that these bacteria, fungi, viruses, archaea, protists, and microbes...
Osteoporosis affects more than 40 million people in America. It is generally seen in older women over the age of 50 and can go unnoticed for years with no symptoms until it has advanced and a bone fracture occurs. Treatments...

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