Due to better nutrition, improving health habits and medical advances, people are living longer. That’s the good news.
How do we know if drug A is effective in treating a certain disease?
While it seems that so much of longevity is tied to the genetic hand we are dealt at birth, we certainly can adopt and pursue lifestyles that improve our chances for living longer, or, for that matter, not spending as much time on earth as we could have had we taken a healthier route.
The benefits of core strengthening are frequently promoted by health clubs, strength and conditioning facilities and physical therapy clinics.
Matrimony today is not what it was a generation ago. Fewer people are getting married. Statistics show that 51 percent of people 18 and older are married, in contrast to the 1960s when 72 percent of people were married. More people are living together but are not married.
Q: While waiting at the bus stop, my 13-year-old daughter’s fingers got cold and turned blue, with a clear line between the blue and normal parts. I am going to take her to the pediatrician next week to have her checked, but I wanted to know what this could be.
In a recent study, psychologists uncovered what they consider to be an important indicator of whether or not a divorce will take place -- and it is an indicator you probably never considered.
Q: Last week, the soccer goal blew over just before the game, hitting a little boy in the head. They brought him to the ER and he needed staples for his head laceration. I thought maybe you could tell your readers about this kind of danger.
The close quarters of being huddled inside due to cold weather, as well as the seasonality of flu cycles, makes the winter months the most common time for flu outbreaks.
Many people who stop smoking, or are considering stopping smoking, are concerned they will gain weight. This is a legitimate concern because the majority of people do gain weight once they discontinue smoking.