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...

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...

Vaccination is Up to State Governments

As children many of us dreaded going over to the immunization center. That small state issued card in your parent’s hand meant you were about to get another school mandated shot. We were told that we couldn’t attend school if our immunizations weren’t up to date, but...

Gene Variant Helps You Live Longer & Smarter

Researchers believe a particular gene variant that is believed to “program” people to live longer may also mean that they maintain intelligence into old age. Those who carry this gene have a larger part of the brain that is used for planning and decision making....