New Research Links Refrigerator Staple to Teenage Height

Drinking real dairy milk is especially important for growing kids, and new research suggests regularly drinking more milk throughout childhood is associated with an increase in teenage height, according to a new study in “The Journal of Nutrition.”1 Researchers followed more than 700 kids from the time they were born, analyzing their height and diet … More New Research Links Refrigerator Staple to Teenage Height

5 Recipes that Can Help Improve Your Health

When it comes to nutritious eating, finding and creating tasty yet healthy recipes is key for many people. One delicious and nutritious ingredient to add to a variety of dishes: U.S.-grown Montmorency tart cherries, which are abundant in anthocyanins – a natural compound that contributes to the ruby-red color, distinctive sweet-tart taste and is also … More 5 Recipes that Can Help Improve Your Health

Doctors Call for Overhaul of Electronic Health Records

New research by Stanford Medicine, conducted by The Harris Poll, has found that American physicians want substantial improvements in the way electronic health records (EHRs) work. In a poll conducted online of over 500 primary care physicians (PCPs), respondents expressed a range of views on the current state of EHRs, the impact EHRs have had on … More Doctors Call for Overhaul of Electronic Health Records

Healthy Food Tips to Help Fight Dehydration This Summer

Summer is finally here and the days of laying by the pool, beautiful hikes and beach fun are upon us. Unfortunately, the combination of the Summer heat and outdoor activities can lead to excess sweating. This helps keep the body cool down, but it can also lead to dehydration so instead of endless glasses of … More Healthy Food Tips to Help Fight Dehydration This Summer

Health Check: Ways Stress Takes A Toll On Your Body

Did the latest challenge at work bring on a tightening in your stomach? Does constant worry about a loved one’s health make you physically ill yourself? Everyone at some point feels the effects of stress. Not everyone deals with stress in the best way, though. “Often stressed-out people seek relief through alcohol, tobacco or drugs, … More Health Check: Ways Stress Takes A Toll On Your Body

Medical Professionals Consider New Blood Pressure Guidelines Harmful

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researcher Joseph Diamond, MD, and colleagues investigated the impact of new, stricter guidelines issued in November 2017 that redefine high blood pressure and found that while patients at higher risk for cardiovascular disease benefited from the stricter blood pressure goals, those with lower risk had more harm than benefit. In fact, it is possible that … More Medical Professionals Consider New Blood Pressure Guidelines Harmful