Stay Healthy and Safe this Holiday Season

While the winter holidays are a time of joy and celebration, the season is not without its pitfalls. Increased travel, family gatherings, and holiday decorations and gifts can bring unwanted stress, injury, and illness. Stay safe and healthy this season by following just a few simple precautions. Travel Smart Millions of Americans will find themselves […]

How Cold Weather Impacts Your Health

Do you eagerly await the first snowfall of the year? A blanket of snow covering the ground is beautiful to look at, but over time the cold temperatures that go along with winter can take their toll on you both physically and psychologically. What’s more, death rates tend to climb during the cold winter months. […]

Fibromyalgia: What Are Your Best Options For Treatment?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain syndrome. Though the exact cause(s) of the condition remains unknown, research has identified several factors that seem to contribute to its development. For instance, emotional and physical trauma, chronic stress, previous infections, genetics, and abnormal responses by the brain in managing pain have all been identified as possible causes. […]

7 Ways to Increase Your Daily Antioxidant Intake

Healthy living will always have a place in our hearts and stomachs – literally and figuratively! Our health is comprised of our emotional and physical health, and most importantly, the food we eat every day. Without healthy eating, our bodies can never perform at optimum levels and organs cannot function properly for their intended purposes. […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Fireworks Safety

The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to let the pros do it. But if you can’t imagine July 4th without lighting a few fireworks at home, here are the Dos and Don’ts of fireworks safety: DO: Point the fireworks away from people, places, and things. Keep water nearby in case anything happens, and extinguish spent […]

7 Ways Depression Affects the Body

Contrary to popular belief, depression isn’t just all in your head. The effects of depression influence not only the mind and your brain chemistry – but also bodily processes that enable us to function normally every day. Globally, the number of people who are clinically diagnosed with a mental illness is staggering. According to a […]