A new study found that roughly one-third of young adults are medically vulnerable to developing severe complications from COVID-19. The most significant risk factor appeared to be smoking. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco,... Read More
In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents affected by obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. Data from 2015-2016 show that nearly 1 in 5 school age children and young people (6 to 19 years) in the United States has... Read More
Researchers warn about toxic exposures in the environment and how those may lead to major health issues. Sometimes that toxicity may start in the mouth – and set the stage for serious diseases.
Recent studies associate poor oral health... Read More
Stress doesn’t take holidays off. In fact, the opposite is often true: Stress saps the joy out of the season for many people.
Stress is manifest in many forms of poor health or bad lifestyle habits during the holidays, when people typically put a... Read More
Everybody knows the detrimental effects that sugar has on health in general. Actually, weight gain, wrinkles and energy crashes can be caused by indulging in sweet things like cakes or low-fat yogurt.
In case you are not able to start your day... Read More
June brings both Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month, making the timing perfect for adult children to have a talk with their aging dads to make sure they’re taking care of themselves and will be around for many more Father’s Days to... Read More
For adults who crave candy and ice cream almost as much as their children, the bad news on sugar continues to pour in.
Earlier this year, research into sugar’s deleterious effects showed a connection to cancer, heart disease and diabetes. More... Read More
How can your sweetie be a sugar-monster?
Ask yourself these questions:
Will they only drink milk if it is chocolate?
Do they scream or throw a tantrum when you say “no” to sweets or soda?
They will only eat sweet things for... Read More