Boost Immunity this Allergy Season
As cold and flu season winds down, don’t abandon that vitamin C—one in four of us will need it as allergy season revs up. If you suffer from allergic rhinitis, better known as hay fever, one of the most effective and safest ways to prepare for allergy season is to bolster your immune system to prevent or lessen the symptoms.
Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest
Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains. And nearly one in every five Americans uses herbal supplements like ginseng, Echinacea, ginkgo biloba and St. John's Wort.
Getting in Front of Back Pain
Even though back pain affects nearly 10 million Americans a year, there's a lot you can do to avoid the problem, an expert says.
Study Links Coffee to Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Researchers say they've discovered yet another reason to love coffee: A new study suggests that people who drink at least a cup a day have a lower risk of liver cancer compared to those who only indulge occasionally.
Healing Facts: Pecans
Pecans contain high levels of plant sterols, which are shown to have cholesterol-lowering effects.
Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
In a surprising twist on how stress may affect migraine risk, new research suggests that patients who are able to lower their stress levels may end up inadvertently boosting their immediate risk for a migraine attack.
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?
Women who are heavy consumers of diet drinks might be more likely to experience heart attacks, dangerous blood clots and other cardiovascular problems than those who rarely or never consume artificially sweetened beverages, according to a large, new study.