You need to keep tabs on your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and if they are high you need to take steps to lower them through diet, exercise and if necessary, medication.
According to the National Turkey Federation, 88 percent of Americans will eat turkey on Thanksgiving. That statistic is even more remarkable when you factor in our foreign-born population and vegetarians.
LGBTQ health is more than just HIV & suicide risk. Yes, please pay attention to those critical issues but that's not where our health problems stop.
As we commemorate the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on November 19, there is much to celebrate but also much more to be done to he...
Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.
There is never enough time. Repeat that. Two seconds just went by you'll never see again.
Whether you are cooking your turkey indoors or outdoors, butterflying the bird (spatchcocking) has numerous advantages. 1) By removing the spine an...
Smoking still causes nearly half a million deaths each year in our country. Research now suggests that reducing the nicotine in cigarettes to a fraction of its current levels may be one way to lessen the health-destructive power of these products.
Thanksgiving is on the horizon and that means... another Raichlen turkey experiment. I've cooked our family turkeys most of my adult life, and I don't believe I've ever done it the same way twice.
Contrary to what the CDC would like you to believe, an ostomy isn't just something that happens to a person that willfully destroys their body, it's something that happens to someone whose body is being destroyed by something beyond their control.
The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.
Is it possible to arrange 20 infinitely long cigarettes in such a way that each one touches the other 19? No bending or breaking is allowed.
More studies and research will appear in the years to come to substantiate the claims regarding the benefits of e-cigarettes, but for now, we can go with the current studies, read widely and with an open mind as there is proof that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative than traditional cigarettes.
If 50 percent of all cancers are preventable, we need to start hearing news about cancer declining, not increasing. Are we as a nation up to this challenge?
When I left the doctor's office, I went back to my office, went in the bathroom, took one last cigarette out of the pack I had, and smoked it. I flushed the rest of the cigarettes down the toilet. I was done.
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