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What to Eat for Healthy Hair and Nails
Check out which foods contain nutrients that help you look—and feel—better
Top 10 Health Tips for Women
Want a cheat sheet for healthy living? Our expert serves up her top tips for a lifetime of wellness.
Healthy tips for Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate the great flavors of Cinco de Mayo without putting a dent in your diet!
Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Teachers develop deep knowledge about their students through every interaction, yet when it comes to identifying mental health issues troubling their students, teachers are often unprepared.
How to Improve (and Increase) Your Sleep
If you do not get enough sleep, it can lead to a cascade of negative events. You achieve less at work, skip regular exercise, and eat poorly. Here are a few small tricks to improve your odds of a good night's sleep.
Health Watch: Why Sleep Disorders Can Be Problematic
Many people – both adults and children – suffer from sleep disorders, but don’t even realize it. However, if undiagnosed or untreated, sleep disorders can lead to serious health problems like heart disease, depression or diabetes. It can also make any preexisting psychological condition worse.
Six Amazing Health Benefits Of Magnesium
Poor dietary habits, pharmaceutical drug use, and nutrient-depleted growing soils are among the most common reasons why many people today are dangerously deficient in the mineral magnesium, a neces...
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking What is considered a “drink” One drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer (4.5 percent alcohol), or one 5-ounce glass of wine (12.9 percent alcohol), or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirit, like whiskey or gin. How much alcohol is too much? You are drinking too much if you are: A woman who has more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. A man who has more than 14 drinks per week or more than four drinks per occasion. Older than 65 years and having more than seven drinks per week or more than three drinks per occasion. Am I taking risks with alcohol? You are taking serious risks with alcohol if you: Drink any amount of alcohol and drive or…
Tips for Better Health Care
People sometimes assume that health care is only as good as the physician providing it. There are a few things, however, that patients can do to improve the quality of health care that they receive. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best health care possible.