11 Scary Things That Could Happen if you Don't Get Enough Vitamin D04/03/2019 06:00am | 118 views
- Vitamin D, which is actually a hormone, is created in your body when your skin is exposed to the sun.
- Without the proper amounts of vitamin D, you could be at risk for all kinds of health problems, including heart conditions and weakened bones.
- Children who have vitamin D deficiencies are also at higher risks of developing rickets.
3 Ways to Tell Whether It’s a Cold or the Flu—Plus, How to Treat Either25/01/2019 06:00am | 342 views
By Lauren Wicks
‘Tis the season for the flu, the common cold, and many other illnesses. While both the common cold and the flu often begin with similar symptoms— aches and pains, fatigue, or congestion— it’s important to know how to differentiate between the two.
Osteoporosis in Men: Undertreated and Overlooked17/12/2018 06:00am | 522 views
Osteoporosis is generally viewed as a woman's disease, but men get it, too. While this fragile bone disease is indeed more common in women, there is increasing recognition that it strikes men more frequently than previously believed. Whereas one in two women will break a bone during their lifetime due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, one in four men will have an osteoporosis-related broken bone.
This Surprising Symptom Could Be a Sign of a Heart Attack in Women05/12/2018 06:00am | 647 views
Middle-aged, overweight men aren’t the only ones who should be worried about heart attacks. In fact, women under 55 are equally (or more!) likely to suffer from heart disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Despite the risks, a 2016 statement issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) has revealed that women are often undertreated for this deadly condition. The reason? Most fail to recognize the silent signs of a heart attack that apply exclusively to females.
15 Things You Should Never Do On An Airplane08/05/2018 06:00am | 1761 views
While once considered the height of luxury, airplane travel has taken—to put it lightly—a serious nosedive over the past 30 years. Long gone are the days of comfortable seats, gourmet meals, and in-flight entertainment, traded in for cramped cabins where you’re lucky to snag so much as a bag of pretzels. (Alas, even the peanuts are long gone). And, unsurprisingly, those conditions can make even the most intrepid travelers go a little nuts.So, how do people cope these days? From bringing in their own booze to treating the plane like their own glam room, we’ve rounded up the rude, ridiculous, and downright crazy behaviors people do on airplanes. Keep these in mind as your personal list of travel don’ts the next time you're flying the friendly skies.