Home Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Would you like to know a simple method for lowering your stress, managing your emotions, learning to be kinder and more compassionate, feeling more confident, and even working more productively? Humans have been practicing it for thousands of years. It’s called meditation. Meditation can help significantly lower your stress levels and improve your health –…
If you're thinking about trying the ketogenic diet, it's important to prepare in advance so you can get the results you want. The keto diet can help you lose weight, burn fat, and gain energy, but there are risks and controversies to consider as well. Learn what the keto diet is and how to make…
Your desk job might literally be killing you. According to the American Heart Association, sitting for long periods has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Even worse, a 2015 study found that the more time you spend sitting, the greater your risk is for early death. As if that wasn’t…
Congress is holding hearings about the proposed "Medicare for All" bill. And with all the conflicting opinions about Medicare for All, it’s only natural if you’re feeling a bit confused about it. Here’s what you need to know about this health care plan — what it actually involves, what it would cost, and how it…
The United States is aging, and fast. With roughly 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, we will have more seniors (those over 65) than children (those under 18) by 2035, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census Bureau illustrates this demographic shift succinctly with this graph showing how Americans’ age distribution is shifting from…
Surprisingly, some cold weather destinations made our list of the top outdoor vacation destinations to visit on a budget. But not everyone is a fan of cold weather. Winter brings a host of unique risks and challenges not present in warmer seasons. If you live in a cold climate, you no doubt have a winter preparation checklist that will…
Throughout the United States, cases of tick-borne illnesses are on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that, since the late 1990s, cases of Lyme disease have risen more than 300%. And the journal Entomology Today reports that the ticks that carry Lyme disease are expanding their range and can now be found in…