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27

Aug

Can you be allergic to technology?A study suggests some toxic substances may irritate skin and organs.

Can you be allergic to technology?
A study suggests some toxic substances may irritate skin and organs.

26

Aug

Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller-related deathsResearchers think that marijuana is being used in lieu of or in conjunction with opioids, lowering the doses patients self-administer.

Medical marijuana may reduce painkiller-related deaths
Researchers think that marijuana is being used in lieu of or in conjunction with opioids, lowering the doses patients self-administer.

Should we treat sugar like a drug?We keep consuming greater and greater quantities of sugar, which is why understanding its biochemical mechanisms is so important: That knowledge can help us kick the habit.

Should we treat sugar like a drug?
We keep consuming greater and greater quantities of sugar, which is why understanding its biochemical mechanisms is so important: That knowledge can help us kick the habit.

25

Aug

Is air pollution bad for your skin?Dirty air can cause a host of skin problems – here’s how you can minimize the damage.

Is air pollution bad for your skin?
Dirty air can cause a host of skin problems – here’s how you can minimize the damage.

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoidProper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Proper identification can mean the difference between life and death.

8 delicious ways to sneak vegetables into your dietSometimes you need to resort to covert cooking operations to get your loved ones to eat their veggies.

8 delicious ways to sneak vegetables into your diet
Sometimes you need to resort to covert cooking operations to get your loved ones to eat their veggies.

22

Aug

Bubonic plague found in Colorado fleasHealth officials say the plague is unlikely to spread, but locals should be on the lookout for symptoms and take precautions with their pets.

Bubonic plague found in Colorado fleas
Health officials say the plague is unlikely to spread, but locals should be on the lookout for symptoms and take precautions with their pets.

Should what we eat change as we age?A balanced diet is always good, but as you get older, your body hungers for different nutrients.

Should what we eat change as we age?
A balanced diet is always good, but as you get older, your body hungers for different nutrients.

Why some stress is actually good for youWe often hear about the negative impacts of stress, but some stress is necessary — and even healthy.

Why some stress is actually good for you
We often hear about the negative impacts of stress, but some stress is necessary — and even healthy.

20

Aug

10 health benefits of lemonsWhen life gives you lemons, eat them! From taming inflammation and hindering kidney stones to boosting antioxidants and fighting disease, the potential health benefits of lemon are many.

10 health benefits of lemons
When life gives you lemons, eat them! From taming inflammation and hindering kidney stones to boosting antioxidants and fighting disease, the potential health benefits of lemon are many.