Listeria Warnings – Ice Cream & Hummus Recalled

U.S. health officials are dealing with a massive nationwide recall of Blue Bell ice cream and Sabra Dipping Co. hummus tainted by listeria. Listeria is a potentially fatal bacteria. “Listeria causes about 1,600 infections a year and about three to four outbreaks a...

5 Common Reasons for Hip Pain

Studies show women experience hip pain more often than men, but what’s causing that pain and how should you address it? The first step to diagnosing hip pain is to identify the region where the pain stems from, according to Stephanie E. Siegrist, MD an orthopedic...

5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Energy

Feeling tired? Can’t seem to get through a day of work without a few cups of coffee? Your recent loss in energy may be easy to fix. Everyone feels tired once and a while, but if you’re constantly feeling tired or struggling to get through the day without a nap you may...

Love Soda – Drink This Instead

Soda continues to be a source of extra calories for millions of Americans. Don’t drink away your daily allotted calories; there are healthier alternatives to help ease your cravings for the bubbly stuff. Research from a 2011 study conducted by the University of Bangor...

4 Great Ways to Slash Sodium Today

While there are health conditions we can’t avoid due to genetics or random mutations, there are many health conditions we can fight to keep at bay. Certain conditions are brought on by environmental factors or habits we can change. Studies have shown that heart...

Is It Okay to Exercise When Sick?

It’s a popular question we ask ourselves whenever we come down with something, “Can I exercise when I’m not feeling well?” There are many myths about working out while sick, but not everything you’ve heard is untrue. Some fear that taking time off from the gym will...

Parents: When a Tummy Ache is Something Serious

When your child complains of a tummy ache it can be difficult to determine whether there’s a simple explanation (like they ate too much mac n’ cheese) or if there’s something more serious going on. Stomachaches are common among children, but in some cases a tummy ache...

Can Caffeinating Help You Live Longer?

If you drink coffee every morning you may increasing your life span, just make sure you’re taking in the right amount of one key ingredient. Anyone who’s ever had to pull all-nighters or work a tough shift knows that coffee can be a savior when your brain wants to...

Alternative Remedies for Headache Sufferers

Headaches often hit at the most inconvenient times. Whether you’re at your desk at the beginning of an eight hour work day or at your child’s soccer practice, headaches can make living life challenging. Don’t let headaches keep you from living the life you’re meant...