• Drinking Alcohol: Health Boost or Health Risk?

    When it comes to alcohol, how much is too much? Find out what the experts recommend and how to recognize the signs that you're drinking too much. A large number of studies have shown that moderate alcohol intake can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in men and women. Moderate drinking…

    Drinking Alcohol: Health Boost or Health Risk?
  • Health tips for a better you

    With your daily tough schedule, you might find it difficult to squeeze out some time for yourself. But in the longer run this might be fatal. Being workaholic is good, but depriving your body and soul its basic needs is not welcome. One common mistake prevalent amongst many is skipping the breakfast…

    Health tips for a better you
  • The Weird Sign You Have Skin Cancer

    Skin cancer doesn’t always announce itself with the sudden appearance of a big, black weird-looking mole. An itch that doesn’t go away or a feeling of tenderness in a lesion might be red flags for certain kinds of skin cancer, found a study from the Temple University School of Medicine. …

    The Weird Sign You Have Skin Cancer
  • How to Conquer Your Salt Cravings

    If you're constantly reaching for chips or pretzels throughout the day, you're probably eating a lot more salt than you think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the recommended daily allowance for adults is less than 2,300 milligrams — about a teaspoon of…

     How to Conquer Your Salt Cravings
  • Binge Drinking Can Change Your Genes in a Scary Way

    Sure, you know that doing the fifth keg stand of the night is probably not good for you. But new research from the University of Missouri finds that it can give you way more than just a beer belly – it can change your genes for good. In the study, published in the journal Hepatology…

    Binge Drinking Can Change Your Genes in a Scary Way
  • Americans Can Expect To Live Longer

    Better start boosting your retirement savings: Americans are living longer than ever, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics. The average American born in 2012 can expect to live 78.8 years, which is a record high. But the numbers…

    Americans Can Expect To Live Longer
How to Kick the Junk Food Habit and Eat Healthy

How to Kick the Junk Food Habit and Eat Healthy

Junk food has become such a part and parcel of our lives that it has become practically impossible to imagine life without them. It is a well known fact that junk food can wreck hovoc to your entire eating habits. Though research shows that the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. As you…

How to Buy Good Organic Foods

The purchase of organic foods is very common these days as more and more people are becoming conscious of their health. The organic foods like vegetables and fruits are manufactured without the use of harmful pesticides. As a result, these are safer for consumption compared to the regular fruits and…

Fainting Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fainting Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fainting is a sudden, brief loss of consciousness. When people faint, or pass out, they usually fall down. After they are lying down, most people will recover quickly. The term doctors use for fainting is syncope. Fainting one time is usually nothing to worry about. But it is a good idea to see your…