Tips to Boost Your Immunity and Navigate a Plant-Based Diet

The quest to achieve a healthy lifestyle and boost one’s immunity continues to motivate consumers to experiment with new food and health trends. During National Nutrition Month, Nicole Avena, PhD, nutrition expert and author of “What to Eat When You’re Pregnant” provides recommendations on ways to power up your immune system and offers insights on … More Tips to Boost Your Immunity and Navigate a Plant-Based Diet

Physicians Urge Public to Avoid Cold Weather Emergencies

As a powerful arctic cold front sweeps through the country, emergency physicians are urging people to understand cold weather health risks and take precautions to avoid cold-related medical emergencies. When temperatures drop, the risk of illness or injury can rise, especially for children and seniors. Overexposure to cold can be very dangerous, and it is … More Physicians Urge Public to Avoid Cold Weather Emergencies

What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

Most of us know what sleep deprivation feels like, and it is not pleasant. If we do not get enough healthy sleep (some children need 10 hours nightly, while most adults need at least seven), we may be left feeling irritable and disoriented. It can also be dangerous to be sleep deprived. According to the AAA Foundation for … More What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

In Plain English: How Taking Care of Your Eyes Can Help Prevent Vision Loss

Keeping eyes healthy is important at any age, beginning with young children. Lighthouse Guild, the leading not-for-profit vision and healthcare organization, advises everyone to schedule regular screenings and comprehensive eye examinations. February is low vision and we really should think about our eyes. Here are a few steps to stay on  top of your eyecare. … More In Plain English: How Taking Care of Your Eyes Can Help Prevent Vision Loss

What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

The pH professional health care team includes recognized experts from a variety of health care and related disciplines, including physicians, attorneys, nutritionists, nurses and certified fitness instructors. This team also includes the members of the pH Medical Advisory Board, which constantly monitors all pH programs, products and services.  Joy Stephenson-Laws is the founder of Proactive … More What You Need to Know About Diet and Sleep

What You Can’t See Could Be Making You Sick

The average adult takes more than 20,000 breaths a day. What many don’t know is that if most of those breaths are taken indoors, health complications could be imminent. According to a national survey from Broan, nearly 80 percent of homeowners believe indoor air quality (IAQ) can contribute to certain health issues, yet only 44 … More What You Can’t See Could Be Making You Sick

FDA Approves New Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Endari (L-glutamine oral powder) for patients age five years and older with sickle cell disease to reduce severe complications associated with the blood disorder.  “Endari is the first treatment approved for patients with sickle cell disease in almost 20 years,” said Richard Pazdur, M.D., acting director of the … More FDA Approves New Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

88 Year Old Author Explains How Boomers Can Avoid Premature Decline

Why do some people remain healthy and youthfully vital as they age while others are in a state of relentless decline?  Is it genetic disposition, physical activity, diet, luck — or something else and more importantly, what can be done about it?” At lot can be done about it according to Barbara Morris, 88 year-old … More 88 Year Old Author Explains How Boomers Can Avoid Premature Decline