Obesity has become of the nation’s leading public health problems, and now with nearly 1 in 5 U.S. kids being obese, researchers are disappointed that programs across the country haven’t been effective. The latest data comes from surveys done in 2017 and 2018 by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were more than…

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle should always be a top priority, but sometimes it’s easy for us to forget that the habits we presently have can determine just how long we’ll live. A recent study found that something as simple as daily walking can be associated with a lower mortality from all causes. You read that…

The whole world seems to be going through a difficult time right now, as this pandemic continues on. And, the one thing we still have the ability to do, even while social distancing, is to get outdoors and go on walks. But there is a way to walk that can be even more beneficial when…

In a world where essential items such as toilet paper, milk, and eggs are becoming harder to find, there is one item that has become much easier to find on shelves-alcohol. U.S. governors have recently relaxed state alcohol regulations to permit home deliveries and take out for alcoholic beverages. Evidence suggests the recent adjustment to…

Are you having scary nightmares or trouble staying asleep? The coronavirus pandemic might be the reason to blame, and you aren’t alone in your struggles. Hundreds of thousands of people across the nation are noticing changes in their sleeping patterns. Online searches about sleep deprivation and weird dreams during quarantine were up more than 200%…

One of the United States largest generations is now starting to be heavily affected by the COVID-19 virus. As the number of cases increases, millennial’s are constantly being encouraged to take the virus more seriously as this generation has an enormous influence on the course of the pandemic. Recently a healthy 26 year old was…

There has been a growing consensus in the medical community that staying active is the best way for seniors to live a longer and happier life. Staying active lowers risk of heart disease, strokes, and even some types of cancers. It can also improve mental health and a persons ability to think, learn and make…

As the number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise, people are clearing masks off the shelves in hopes of protecting themselves from the deadly virus. The coronavirus is a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases.  Health officials have confirmed that there have been more…

Most experts agree that creating a stress-free work environment is important for keeping employees happy and productive. Yet, there is data today that shows employees are more overwhelmed than ever. Businesses and employees alike are looking for new ways to help keep productivity up, an overall feeling of happiness in the workplace, and stress at…

Health class 101: make sure to drink eight glasses of water a day. What, if, you decided to not drink water at all though? What if you stopped drinking it for an entire year? It sounds downright impossible and unimaginable, and something no health professional would ever suggest doing. Well it’s not only possible but…

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