Health Tips

Oleic Acid and Heart Health

Nov 24, 2018
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement about the heart health claims surrounding oleic acid. The FDA's recent statement noted that there was credible evidence to support a qualified health claim that oleic acid...

Healthy Holiday Eating

Nov 18, 2018
The holidays are a great time to be with friends and family, but they're also a time when it's easy to eat too many unhealthy foods. That can be particularly challenging if you're on a diet. Here are some tips to help you maintain your...

When the Weather Outside Is Frightful

Nov 11, 2018
Few things stick in a child’s memory more than a perfect snow day. To ensure these winter play days aren't tainted by injury or illness, parents should be aware of the dangers tied to the coldest time of the year. The American Academy of...

Medication Myths Debunked

Nov 08, 2018
You might have heard some old wives' tales about medications over the years. Did the myths you have heard make our list? Myth: Natural medications are safer than prescriptions Natural supplements may seem like a safer alternative to...

Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety

Oct 31, 2018
Many people are not aware that their prescription drugs can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road. Several types of medications can impair patients' ability to drive. These...

Unplug Before You Tuck In

Oct 30, 2018
Americans may be getting less sleep than they have in previous years, and it might be because of smartphones. Data from a 2015 survey found that 57.8 percent of middle school students and 72.7 percent of high school students did not get...