Doctor visits, medications, and other medical costs can add up quickly, especially if you or a family member has an illness or struggles with health problems. While it may seem impossible to cut medical costs, there are, in fact, ways to save and stretch your dollars. Here are some money-saving tips related to medical costs: 1. […]
A Add these brain-loving superfoods to your diet to promote mental clarity, good mood, and support optimal brain health. 1. Leafy green vegetables Pile on leafy greens, like lettuce, collards, kale, and spinach. Greens provide brain-healthy nutrients, including phylloquinone, lutein, and folate. According to a 2018 study published in Neurology, eating greens preserves memory and […]
“I think it’s just the flu,” the doctor said. I trusted our pediatrician, but my mother’s instinct was telling me something wasn’t right about my 14-year-old son’s flu diagnosis. His twin sister recently had pneumonia, and I thought his cough sounded like hers, so I requested a chest X-ray. My gut reaction was correct: my […]
Popping a pill isn’t the only way to find relief from chronic pain. You can also help ease your discomfort with these natural, research-based approaches to pain management. Pain is frightening. Everyone has dealt with pain at one time or another, but if you’re someone who has chronic pain, it’s easy to become afraid and overwhelmed […]
On the morning of December 7, 1941, a “surprise” attack by the Japanese took place at Pearl Harbor. The attack, however, did not come as a complete surprise. At seven o’clock that morning, two soldiers at a radar station in the Pacific Ocean noticed several small dots on a screen growing larger and larger until the […]
Imagine the postal carrier delivers a package to your home. Inside you find a beautiful crystal heart and a note. With excitement you open the card to see who sent this beautiful gift. Although the handwriting is impeccable, you have difficulty reading it. The card is signed “Love, Betty,” but you do not know who […]
Five simple ways to improve total body wellness
More than one in three Americans has prediabetes—and 90 percent of them don’t even know they have it. Here’s what you need to know about this health threat.
Is What You’re Eating Giving You a Headache?
It sounds downright creepy at first. As human beings, each of us has 300–500 different species of bacteria living in a complex ecosystem within our guts. In fact, the bacteria living in our guts nearly outnumber our own cells. But while the idea might sound creepy, these “bugs” in our intestines are actually quite important […]