Behavior

Even though the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns seem to have made many people avid wine drinkers, according to data from Nielsen, beer is still the most preferred alcoholic beverage in the United...
Americans are no longer under orders to stay at home. Gyms and other facilities where people can work out are have reopened in most of the country. That may encourage people who want to stay in shape...
“COVID weight” and the “Quarantine 15” have become familiar terms six months into the coronavirus pandemic. The terms refer to weight many people have gained since stay-at-home orders...
How do you strengthen the immune system, the body’s natural defense against disease and infections, is a very common question. The answers often include regular exercise, an adequate amount of...
Excessive drinking is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States. According to research by the National Institutes of Health, alcohol was involved in 72,558 deaths in 2017,...
The age of COVID-19, with its social distancing measures and restrictions on movement, is probably testing even the biggest health fanatics’ discipline when it comes to food. In these trying...
First there was Atkins diet, then keto, and a range of raw and other dietary fads. These days, gut health is all the rage. And the best way to take care of the good microorganisms in the gut,...
With much of the United States under lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a challenge for Americans to maintain healthy habits. Many parks and public gathering places were closed...
The coronavirus pandemic is slowly releasing its grip on people’s lives as states have been reopening and a few are even allowing employees to return to the office. People are still, however,...
Women all over the world have a longer life expectancy than men, according to the World Health Organization. It’s no different in the United States, where the average life expectancy at birth for...
Most chronic conditions have symptoms. They may be mild and vague but they often appear. Sometimes, however, a disease is silent and shows no signs until it’s reached an advanced stage. This is why...
Since the lockdown caused by concerns over the spread of coronavirus, people have been left to their own devices at home, and those include cell phones, laptops, iPads, video games, and television...