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5 Reasons Fad Diets Don’t Work

Are you looking for long-term weight loss solutions? Then it’s time to quit turning to fad diets, which promise — and may even deliver — some immediate results, but then fail shortly thereafter. Why do these trendy approaches rarely succeed?
Sep 1st, 2022

How to Boost Your HDL "Good" Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an often misunderstood substance in our bodies that in dangerous amounts can lead to life threatening conditions. But there is such a thing as good cholesterol, and you can increase how much of it you have.
Jul 1st, 2022

5 Encouraging Facts About Diabetes

Millions of people have diabetes, which makes this a rather common chronic condition. But if you’re one of those millions, it can be overwhelming to learn you have diabetes. In this blog, we talk about the top five encouraging facts about diabetes.
Jun 1st, 2022

A Closer Look at How Oxygen Therapy Treats COPD

When breathing is difficult, nothing in your life is easy anymore. If other treatments you’ve tried for COPD aren’t working well enough to give you relief, you may need oxygen therapy. Learn more about what this treatment entails here.
May 1st, 2022

The Link Between Obesity and Higher Blood Pressure

Are you carrying a few extra pounds of weight? Find out how obesity and high blood pressure are related, and learn what you can do to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease.
Apr 11th, 2022

What Does My Thyroid Do?

Your body’s metabolism relies heavily on the efforts of the thyroid — a butterfly-shaped gland that surrounds your trachea. When thyroid hormone production falls out of balance, the effects can be substantial.
Mar 9th, 2022

What Every Woman Should Know About Heart Disease

Heart disease kills more women every year than any other condition, so it’s in your best interest to know as much as possible about what causes it, how to spot it, and how to prevent it. Here’s what you need to know.
Dec 14th, 2021

What’s a Well-Child Exam?

Childhood is a period of rapid growth and development. A well-child exam establishes and monitors these changes, making sure your child stays on track. Read on to learn more about a well-child exam.
Nov 3rd, 2021

Health Complications of Obesity

Diet and exercise trends are plentiful and never-ending as Americans fight a real battle with obesity. Being overweight or obese has serious and, in many cases, deadly consequences. Read on to learn more.
Oct 7th, 2021

What Can I Do to Manage My High Blood Pressure?

Imagine ocean waves crashing through a rocky cave, eroding and weakening the walls with each surge. That’s what high blood pressure does to your veins. Find out how to stop the damage before it stops you.
Sep 15th, 2021

What Is COPD and Who Is at Risk?

Nearly 16 million adults in the United States have COPD. If those stats worry you, it’s time to learn the facts. Learn more about COPD and its risk factors so you can take an important step in improving your health.
Aug 19th, 2021

Spotting the Warning Signs of a Thyroid Disorder

Your thyroid gland releases hormones that regulate several vital body systems, including your metabolism and body temperature. When something goes wrong, it affects your whole body and can have serious consequences. Here’s what to look for.
Jul 16th, 2021

Lifestyle Tips For Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Adopting a healthy lifestyle is the cornerstone of thriving with diabetes. The changes you make, big and small, come together to support good blood sugar management and better overall health.
Jun 7th, 2021