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Sleep and Cholesterol Linked in Balancing Act

If you suffer from sleep problems, they may be linked to high cholesterol. Extensive studies have shown that both too little and too much sleep have negative impacts on cholesterol…

Quit Tobacco to Help Heart, Cholesterol Levels

Many people think giving up tobacco is a way to lower their risk for cancer. And, that is absolutely true. But, many don’t think about tobacco’s other tolls. Tobacco —…

Reminiscing Is Good for Mental Health and Aging

We all love to reminisce about memories. Be they from childhood or a recent day out, sharing stories with friends and family is fun. Looking through old photos or listening…

Prevention Is the Best Medicine

It’s cliché but true: prevention is better than a cure. This is especially true as we age. Getting ill can take a toll on the body that might be avoidable.…

How Can a Food Diary Help You?

When dieting, the course many of us take is to jump in with both feet and cut out certain foods or commit to specific diets. But making big plans without…

Yo-yo Dieting is Bad for Blood Sugar, Heart

Many of us struggle to lose weight. And when we do lose the pounds, we tend to regain it. Then it’s a case of lather, rinse and repeat. We restart…

Being Lonely Poses Medical Threat

Around 28 percent of older Americans live by themselves as of 2017. Living alone isn’t a bad thing, if anything, it shows that older people are aging healthily enough to…

Chewing Gum May Have Health Benefits

People love gum for many reasons mostly because it fixes bad breath while tasting like candy instead of Listerine. But, are you aware of gum’s many benefits? Trident’s early ads…

Impatience is Unhealthy and Caused by Fast Society

Do you get angry at slowpokes? The person meandering on the sidewalk? The person who is always late? The driver in the left lane cruising under the speed limit? The…

Greens May Be Good for Memory

We frequently write about how great fruit and vegetables are for blood sugar. A study with almost 28,000 men has shown that they might also lower your risk of memory…