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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) has several nicknames — winter depression, winter blues, and seasonal depression. It is a type of mood disorder that many people experience in the winter and...
When it comes to health concerns over the last year or so, it feels like there is nothing but COVID-19. But the flu, heart disease, and cancer are still being diagnosed. Finding a lump on your body...
The holidays are coming and that means cheat days. Most people have some history with calorie counting. Some do it to lose extra pounds, others track them to gain weight. Calories — depending...
You know you have to rush to the ER and call your doctor right away when your chest hurts and you can’t breathe. And you know you should get tested for COVID-19 if you have a fever, discomfort...
You know you have to rush to the ER and call your doctor right away when your chest hurts and you can’t breathe. And you know you should get tested for COVID-19 if you have a fever, discomfort...
After declining for several years, life expectancy in the U.S. is beginning to level off. An American born in 2020 has an average life expectancy of 79.1 years — but this can vary widely from...
There is no magic formula for looking younger than you really are, but adopting healthy habits, including sleeping well, eating a healthy diet, and exercising more, can help. Doing all of these on a...
When it comes to health concerns over the last year or so, it feels like there is nothing but COVID-19. But the flu, heart disease, and cancer are still being diagnosed. Finding a lump on your body...
With the United States still in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been a challenge for Americans to maintain healthy habits. Many parks and public gathering places were closed and gyms...
The coronavirus pandemic is not releasing its grip on people’s lives as states have become hotspots because cases have increased by more than 5% over the past 14 days, and the average positivity...
Since the pandemic and the subsequent stay-at-home orders and social gatherings restrictions — caused by concerns over the spread of coronavirus — people have been left to their own...
The best treatment for a hangover, whether from alcohol or food, is to avoid getting it in the first place. This is no small feat in the case of Thanksgiving, since it’s America’s biggest food...
Whether you will travel to see family this holiday or you will have a small celebration with only people from your household, chances dinner is still going to be a feast. And typical Thanksgiving...
Got kale? There’s more than one way to build strong bones. As we age, we are at higher risk of bone loss, but having healthy, strong bones is important at any age. Luckily, a healthy diet full of...
It’s commonly believed that as people get older their eyesight inevitably gets worse. This is technically true, but a healthy lifestyle can significantly delay the development of eye health...