General Health

Could It Happen Here? India s COVID Situation Worsening

The COVID-19 outbreak in India continues to unfold, with record-breaking daily case numbers, oxygen for ventilators running scarce, and a transmission rate that points to things getting worse before they get better. Could such a scenario play out...
General Health

Paying for Weight Loss Surgery

Losing weight takes work. But when you have a lot of weight to lose, and if exercise and diet aren't enough, you might consider weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery. You'll probably have questions about how much it costs, what insurance...
General Health

Iron-Rich Foods

Spinach may not give you superhuman strength to fight off villains like Popeye's nemesis Bluto, but this leafy green and other foods containing iron can help you fight a different type of enemy -- iron-deficiency anemia. Iron-deficiency anemia, the...
General Health

Chickenpox (Varicella)

Cause and Symptoms Chickenpox is an illness caused by the Varicella zoster virus. It was once an almost universal childhood experience. Now it is much less common in the United States owing to widespread vaccination. In children, the first...
General Health

26 Weight Loss Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

The weight loss industry is full of myths. People are often advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them. However, over the years, scientists have found a number of strategies that seem to be effective. Here are...
General Health

How to Tell Someone You Have COVID-19

With coronavirus cases surging in many states, you might find yourself receiving a phone call from a friend, relative, or co-worker to say they’ve come down with the virus. Or you might find yourself testing positive and wondering, how should I...
Supplements

20 Effective Tips to Lose Belly Fat (Backed by Science)

Belly fat is more than a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. It’s seriously harmful. This type of fat — referred to as visceral fat — is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and other conditions . Many...
Exercises

Intermittent Fasting 101 — The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Intermittent fasting (IF) is currently one of the world’s most popular health and fitness trends. People are using it to lose weight, improve their health and simplify their lifestyles. Many studies show that it can have powerful effects on your...
Diet

15 Best Weight Loss Drinks to Help You Feel Full and Boost Your Metabolism

Most people know by now that you can make a lot of progress toward your weight loss goals by ditching soda. (And soda sales are dropping year by year, so we're getting pretty good at this!) While sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) like colas, fruit juices,...
Diet

Weight Loss Friendly Foods to Include in Your Diet

Except for the fortunate few, losing weight is a tough task. So, why make it any harder than it already is by eating foods that don’t line up with your goals? It is important for your clients to find the right ration of calories in versus calories...