High blood pressure can be fatal, so it's important to know your blood pressure reading and what you can do to keep things under control. The good news is, we have an easy new way to help. Just follow these 5 simple steps recommended by blood pressure experts from the American Heart Association...Read Full Article
Several years ago we were jogging along New York City’s West Side Highway alongside the Hudson River. Within blocks of each other, ambassadors from two different brands of coconut water were handing out...Read Full Article
Discover why DBT has shown promise in treating borderline personality disorder and read what supporters and critics of this therapy are saying about it.
Treating someone with borderline personality disorder can be one of the toughest challenges a social worker encounters. Life...Read Full Article
Here's another reason to cut back on soda: The process to make cola and root beer darker may raise the risk of developing cancer if a person consumes those drinks regularly.
A study by Consumer Reports, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future,...Read Full Article
Cutting junk food from kids' diets is important, but if a little sugar and fat helps them eat their veggies, that's a good trade-off, a leading group of pediatricians says.
New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics emphasize the importance of introducing kids to a wide...Read Full Article
Three of the most popular intentions to improve health are to eat a healthier diet, exercise regularly and lose excess weight. To make these intentions come to fruition, it takes more than just a wish. How will you make this habit part of your routine?
A habit is a behavior most often...Read Full Article
Each month as part of our "12 Habits of Highly Healthy People" we're highlighting a healthy habit and offering tips on how to integrate it into your healthy lifestyle. This month's habit is strength and flexibility training.
Strength and flexibility aid in improving performance,...Read Full Article
Humans, like all animals, need sleep, along with food, water and oxygen, to survive. For humans sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep, and the overall state of our sleep health remains an essential question...Read Full Article