If you're panicking because you've been devouring fruit salad to your heart's content, don't worry. Here's what you need to know about how much fruit you should really be eating every day.
Pharmacogenetics is the study of how genes affect a person's response to drugs. This relatively new field allows us to combine pharmacology and genomics to develop effective and safe medication dosages which are specific to an individual's DNA makeup. This means minimizing side effects from the drugs!
A lot of women are entirely unprepared for the onset of menopause. And many will spend time researching what they can expect. Hot flashes and mood swings are the two most common symptoms. But about 61 percent of menopausal women also suffer from dry eye symptoms.
Hydration is important for everyday life, but especially crucial when you're making your body workout hard and sweat. So just remember, when you're working out and sweating hard, you need to replenish the water and minerals you're losing, so always pack water and/or a sports drink.
It's likely to be years before Google "healthbands" are prescribed to patients or distributed in trials, but I wouldn't be surprised to see them on the wrists of early adopters in the tech industry in California sooner
This year, as Medicare turns 50, it's a good time to look back on its half-century of success in providing access to health care for hundreds of millions of older Americans. It's also a good time to look forward at ways we can strengthen this essential program for generations to come.
Every girl needs a great gynecologist at the ready. They might seem cringeworthy, but these questions are totally within the realm of what's considered appropriate to ask your vagina guru. I should know, I'm married to one.
For many people, the difficulties start before stepping foot in the store.
We now have yet another reason to eat chocolate. Researchers have previously reported a link between eating chocolate and improving declining memory loss, and now we find it may be good for our heart as well.
Time well spent in natural environments will aid us in enhancing our physical, mental and emotional well-being.
We have selected these five books as our Top Summer Beach Reads of 2015.
In answer to my questions, he spoke about his early interest in sleep studies, the scientists who inspired him and how the study of sleep has evolved over half a century. Here is a transcript of our conversation.
I feel blessed to have conceived twins through IVF, and at the same time, I carry a sense of having been marked by infertility.
Who gets skin cancer at 19 years old?! The worst part about the situation was that it was my own fault. I can't say that I did anything to protect myself from Melanoma. In fact, I did the opposite. I was addicted to tanning.
This is what is so difficult about being gluten-free, the lack of industry knowledge about celiac disease and what it means for a product to really be gluten-free. In my coffee example, it is not the product that is the problem; instead, it was the means of preparation.
As more celebrities step into the spotlight as yogis, I'm happily seeing more and more men give it a shot. Thanks to yoga, they are now enjoying better flexibility, improved performance in other sports, and less injury.
Does someone who is mentally healthy commit unprovoked, premeditated murder? This type of overwhelming, all-consuming hatred cannot exist within an emotionally healthy human being.
Learning how to listen and find this "feel good" place IS a practice. If you haven't listened to your body in 10 years, you can't expect to just tune in and know how to do it in 10 minutes.
This summer, we want you to take charge of your skin health, beginning with busting damaging myths about skin cancer.