Everyday Wellness

Cutting Cardiovascular Risks
Cutting Cardiovascular Risks

Having diabetes puts you in the same danger zone as a person who has already had a heart attack… >>

New Warning for Smokers: Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar
New Warning for Smokers: Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar

If you smoke and have diabetes, here's another reason why quitting cold turkey is the safest choice. >>

Does Your Cough Really Need an Antibiotic?
Does Your Cough Really Need an Antibiotic?

Patients who cough up green and yellow phlegm are regularly prescribed more antibiotics than… >>

10 Health Inventions That Will Improve Your Life
10 Health Inventions That Will Improve Your Life

Brilliant ideas, inventions, and gadgets for a healthier life are right around the corner. >>

How to Check for Skin Cancer
How to Check for Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology recommends making a head-to-toe skin check part of your annual… >>

The Power of Potassium
The Power of Potassium

The body uses potassium and other electrolytes to conduct nerve impulses, initiate muscle… >>

How to Keep Germs Off Food
How to Keep Germs Off Food

If you’re careful how you handle the food you cook, you’ll be much less likely to come down… >>

5 Strategies to Improve Your Memory
5 Strategies to Improve Your Memory

While you're working on your word skills with the exercises in this chapter, also learn and… >>

Why You Need Zinc
Why You Need Zinc

Zinc helps to protect the body against colds, flu, conjunctivitis, and other infections. >>

How to Keep Your Medicine Safe
How to Keep Your Medicine Safe

Store medicine in your bedroom instead of in the medicine cabinet and throw pills if they are past… >>