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Can Snoring Lead to More Serious Problems?

July 21st, 2017|

Snoring can leave you with a dry mouth or sore throat — not to mention a cranky sleep partner. But is it a signal of

Do You Have High Blood Pressure? Here’s What You Need to Know

July 20th, 2017|

High blood pressure does not have obvious symptoms but can lead to major health problems.
As high blood pressure, or hypertension, is not only incredibly prevalent

Better Health through Coffee?

July 20th, 2017|

Here’s another reason to start the day with a cup of joe: Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer.

Drinking coffee

How to Best Use the Data From Your Fitness App

July 19th, 2017|

We are constantly bombarded with fast and furious data from our fitness apps. What is the best way to use this data to improve our

8 Lifestyle Changes to Help With Chronic Pain

July 14th, 2017|

Try these lifestyle changes to help you reduce and manage chronic pain.
Chronic pain can stem from multiple health issues – car accidents, sports injuries or

Coffee might help you live longer, according to science

July 10th, 2017|

Whether it’s caffeinated or decaffeinated, coffee is associated with lower mortality, which suggests the association is not tied to caffeine.
Here’s another reason to start the

Ask the Expert: What Do I Need To Know About A Tummy Tuck?

June 28th, 2017|

A tummy tuck can get rid of flabby skin and firm up your abdomen, but there are risk factors to consider.
Tummy tuck surgery, also known

Fruits and vegetables’ latest superpower? Lowering blood pressure

April 6th, 2017|

Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia

Can Prediabetes Go Away?

March 21st, 2017|

Being diagnosed with prediabetes doesn’t mean you will develop diabetes. Your doctor can help you come up with an effective plan to keep your blood