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Why Siblings are Good for Your Health

For many people, a relationship with a sibling is a special one. Yeah, they annoyed you on long rides in the car (they didn’t need to take up the entire backseat!) and always wanted to tag along, but they turned out okay. For all the frustrations and petty squabbles, you love your sibling. What you […]

Common Behaviors That Can Lead to Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and even when it’s not fatal, it can be still be expensive and life-altering to treat. For this reason, doing whatever you can to lower your risk of developing cancer is essential. Unfortunately, there isn’t a way to guarantee that you won’t […]

What Should I Know About Aneurysms?

An aneurysm is something a lot people have heard of but aren’t certain of the exacts. Many believe that, if you have one, it’s really bad — almost akin to having a stroke. But, what if that wasn’t true? What if simply having an aneurysm was something that you could live with by making lifestyle […]

What is Sarcopenia?

It’s not uncommon to feel less in shape as we age. We have less energy, we’re less flexible, and less agile. Perhaps the most noticeable change is the loss of strength. Everything just feels heavy these days. No matter what you do, you can’t seem to fully reclaim the fitness you had when you were […]

Defining Constipation and Finding Relief

Constipation — it may not be something we like talking about or something to be brought up in polite company, but many people throughout the world experience constipation’s symptoms. These can be hints of underlying conditions or just a sign that you need to change your diet. It may even be a once-off experience. Whether […]

The Health Benefits of Volunteering

One way you can show appreciation for your society and give aid to your community members is by volunteering. Not only does this gesture of kindness benefit those you help, it also can benefit you! You can get a lot out of being an active member of your community — locally, nationally, and globally. While […]

FDA Approves First Alzheimer’s Drug Since 2003

Have you heard the news? The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug called Aduhelm (or aducanumab) to combat the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. This is the first drug to receive an approval of any form for Alzheimer’s since 2003. Alzheimer’s is one of the most debilitating and deadly diseases facing Americans. […]

Dealing with Allergies

Allergies, whether minor or severe, can be a massive inconvenience at the very least and a danger to your health and life at worst. An allergy can determine the food you eat, the activities you enjoy, and even the types of treatment you can receive. Suffice to say, finding out you have an allergy can […]

The Hidden Health Benefits of Bowling

Bowling may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we’re looking for ways to exercise. In fact, the common imagery is lounging around the waiting area until it’s your turn to go. But if you’re looking for ways to start or continue your fitness journey, you shouldn’t overlook bowling as a healthy […]

Simple Exercises for a Rainy Day

Spring is here, and with it often comes the rainiest time of the year. If you’re on a fitness journey that often takes you outside for a nice walk, hiking, or gardening, a rainy day could derail your plans But, they don’t have to! There are a number of exercises that are simple to do, […]