Headaches can make anyone’s daily routine drag. Sometimes, they can be so debilitating that they make simple tasks feel like painful chores. What many people don’t realize, is that headaches can affect children as severely as adults. Headaches can majorly impact a child’s performance in school and regular activities. Before you assume your child is exaggerating … Continue reading Understanding Pediatric Headaches
When you pull up to a fast food drive-thru, you may glance at the calorie count next to the burger you are craving. But research conducted by Texas Christian University says listing calories next to fast-food items isn’t stopping people from indulging. Texas Christian University researchers are testing a new approach — listing the amount of … Continue reading Menus listing exercise, not calories, may be more effective
I’ve never liked running. Between ballet classes, running around with my three siblings and spending my summer months in the backyard pool, I was never short on exercise. I could hardly keep up with my quick metabolism! In my middle school glory days of track and field events, I somehow managed to run on the … Continue reading I Hate Running: Cardio Alternatives to Get Moving
When it comes to making changes to lose weight, some people turn to outrageous diets that are oftentimes ineffective or dangerous. Others may think that the only way to lose weight is to give up the foods they love. If you’re looking to trim a few inches off your waistline, such radical tactics may not be … Continue reading Small Changes to Lose Weight
Making even one lifestyle change for your heart reduces your risk for heart disease. Change is hard for everyone, so take it one step at a time. Here are some tips to help you get started on making changes that are good for your heart. 1. MAKE A PLAN Trying to do too much too … Continue reading 3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk For Heart Disease
You’re on information overload. An inbox full of emails, a calendar full of meetings and a long to-do list leave you forgetting things right and left. In the frantic moments of forgotten cell phones or misplaced car keys, do you ever question your ability to remember things? You’re not the only one. You may be … Continue reading Is It Forgetfulness or Alzheimer’s?