Connection of Physical Activity to Heart Health

For people 60 years old or older, exercising four to five times a week is enough to maintain optimal heart health, according to a recent study. The study, conducted by The Journal... Read more »

Roseann Bennett, LFMT, Mental Health Awareness Week Spotlight

Licensed Therapist Roseann Bennett Offers Quicks Tips to Keeping Your Mental Health In-Check Every day, headlines in news agencies highlight how much of an issue mental health remains in today’s world. Whether... Read more »

Eating Healthy While Traveling

When traveling, some people tend to stray away from a diet. They sometimes eat fast food or things that they wouldn’t normally eat at home. A group of nutritionists came up with... Read more »

Contaminated Synthetic Cannabinoids Are Causing Severe Bleeding

Contaminated synthetic cannabinoids have recently caused cases of severe bleeding. Many of these patients have been treated in Peoria, Illinois at the Unity Point Clinic. The Illinois Department of Public Health stated... Read more »

Gut Microbes Directly Influence The Brains Of MS Patients In New Study

Scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital released a new report on how certain chemicals in the gut could dramatically impact neurodegenerative disorders. Specifically, this research shows how the waste products of gut... Read more »

Teen in Respiratory Distress After Using E-cigarettes

Vaping has become popular in the US as a recreational activity and smoking cessation device. Available in many flavors, e-cigarettes often contain unknown additives, including nicotine. They work by heating liquid to... Read more »

Researchers Examine Distinction between Calories and Ponder Which Are Better For Americans

There are easy ways to become obese, other than just consuming fatty foods. A person only needs to eat more than their body needs for energy. Those foods will be stored as... Read more »

World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats

The World Health Organization announced on Monday that it is mounting a campaign to have dangerous man-made trans fats disqualified from use in all food products. The WHO reports that if successful,... Read more »

The Heart Skipping A Beat Is Not Uncommon

Heartbeats are rarely noticeable. The heart pumps blood to the body automatically, and each pump is a heart beat. The beats are commonly not felt. Sometimes the heartbeat can be felt in... Read more »

A Flesh Eating Bacteria Takes The Life Of An Indianapolis Woman

An Indianapolis woman has passed away after a vacation left her infected by a flesh eating bacteria. Her family does not believe the correct treatment was provided by the local hospital. Richard... Read more »