The fall allergy season is in full swing and will be with us until early frost chills the air. Ragweed allergy, or hay fever, brings symptoms that include sneezing; stuffy or runny nose; itchy eyes, nose and throat; and trouble sleeping. There is a lot of conventional wisdom about allergies and how to handle them, and not all of it is right.
We all know the bad news about smoking, including health risks, expense and even criticism from non-smokers. But, for many people, scare tactics are not helpful when it comes to quitting. To put a positive spin on smoking cessation, lets look at the benefits of living tobacco-free and how to go about quitting.
As the father of six active children, I often have a teary-eyed child coming to me with an accidental cut and asking, “Does it need stitches?”
Walk-a-thons are major fundraisers for many charities, and breast cancer research and development is one of the top beneficiaries of this popular and increasingly star-studded activity. Just ask breast cancer survivors and fundraising veterans Sheryl Crow, Edie Falco, Cynthia Nixon and Robin Roberts, who have helped various breast cancer organizations raise millions of dollars. From 2003 to 2011, the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer raised more than $420 million. But the icing on the cake is that the act of walking itself actually reduces your risk of developing breast cancer.
When it comes to leafy green vegetables, kale has been king for a while. It boasts more vitamin C than an orange, more calcium than milk, and more iron per calorie than beef.
You really should get a flu shot.
The way we walk is not just the way we walk.
Consumers who want to know whether their food contains genetically modified ingredients can thank Ronnie Cummins for his efforts to slap labels saying as much on everything from taco chips to coffee cake.
– A concussion shouldn’t just keep children and teenagers out of sports while they recover – it may also require a break from the classroom, according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Mammography works: It can detect cancer. On that point, at least, most experts agree.