Every week it seems like we are reminded of the perks of staying active, eating well and exercising. It’s in our magazines, on our television, and even online in our favorite blogs. But did you know that exercise, even the smallest amount, does wonders for your brain’s fitness too? Got a big test coming up? … Continue reading Simple Steps for a Better Memory
By now, most of us are familiar with the rowdy, family-oriented and simply entertaining Robertson family featured in A&E’s reality television show, Duck Dynasty. The show provides glimpses into a successful and close-knit family business built on long beards and famous duck calls and is downright fun to watch. Episodes are filled with the exciting adventures of … Continue reading Diabetes and Duck Dynasty
I’m not normally one to fall prey to seasonal viruses. I do what most of us do to stay healthy — workout regularly, try and eat a balanced diet and throw a vitamin C tablet into a water bottle anytime I’m around someone sick. Moral of the story? No one is invincible. Last week I … Continue reading 3 tips for surviving the stomach virus
We’re a tired people. Many of us get ready for work with a quick breakfast and a drive-through coffee at the beginning of our day. Now, it’s late in the afternoon and you just can’t seem to focus or keep those heavy eyelids open. What do you do? You grab that faithful pot of “brown … Continue reading Coffee jitters? Grab a banana
A recent article by VITALS, an NBCNews.com health blog, states that breast cancer patients may be at a higher risk of heart failure due to two common chemotherapy drugs. According to the article, in a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 12,000 women who received a chemotherapy regimen were at a 20 percent … Continue reading Could Chemotherapy Drugs Cause Heart Failure? Debunking the Modern Myth.