Categories Archives: Health & Beauty

Get a Jumpstart on Spring Allergies.

Even though you may be still dealing with the ominous remnants of winter, it might seem a little early to talk about Spring and allergies that seem to accompany warmer weather- but not really. Depending on where you live in the US, allergy season can star ...

Understanding Kidney Failure.

Sometimes kidneys are no longer able to filter and clean blood. This can cause unsafe levels of waste products to build up. This is known as kidney (or renal) failure. Unless it is treated, this can cause death. Kidney (renal) failure is when kidneys don ...

Colon Cancer and Blacks.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the third most common cause of malignancy-related death in men and women in the United States. Each year, about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer, and more than 50,000 die from it. That’s bad news, but for ...

The Connection Between Stress and Strokes.

The idea of a stroke can be frightening because it comes without warning and can change your life forever. Unfortunately, nearly 800,000 people will experience a new or recurrent stroke every year, and stroke is a leading cause of disability in the Unite ...

Not Just More Exercise, But Less Sugar.

Since the beginning of the New Year, many articles and media stories are pointing out that we’re fooling ourselves to think that consistent commitment to exercise should be our focus in losing weight and becoming healthier. Most of these reports go on t ...