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The Alexander Technique for Back Pain

October 28, 2016 | 92,615 Views

About 80 percent of US adults are affected by pain at some point in their lives. While the underlying causes may include fractures, infection, poor posture and stress, there is one technique that has proven to be successful with long-term improvements.

How Exercise Can Help Improve Metabolic Control in Type 1 Diabetes

October 28, 2016 | 10,265 Views

People with type 1 diabetes may face a few challenges when trying to include this in their daily activities, but recent research indicates it may help improve metabolic control of your diabetes and reduce your risk of vascular damage.

Doubles Your Risk of Dementia in 1 or 2 Months

October 27, 2016 | 208,112 Views

There's a variety of 'triggers' linked to dementia, but this is the risk factor with the most robust body of research. And it can increase your risk of diabetes within months - which doubles your risk of catching this devastating form of dementia.

Treating Pain Without Drugs

October 27, 2016 | 35,302 Views

Pain sufferers are more likely than the general population to have tried alternative treatments like acupuncture, massage and relaxation techniques. These methods and other non-drug options have been scientifically proven to offer lasting pain relief.

Don't Take Tea Tree Oil for Granted

October 27, 2016 | 514,932 Views

Tea tree oil, extracted from a plant native to Australia, can be useful for people who are struggling with acne and may even help ease certain infections. Learn how you can use it to your advantage today.

How Soda Companies Influence Policy Through Ties With Public Health Organizations

October 26, 2016 | 168,464 Views

DC leaks recently disseminated hacked correspondence revealing just how intimate of a relationship Coca-Cola has with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's camp.

Why Hospital Beds Should Have Warning Signs

October 26, 2016 | 41,070 Views

Being admitted into a hospital may not be as safe as you might believe. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls this a 'winnable battle,' it appears it won't be won in the near future. However, there are strategies you can use to reduce your potential for succumbing to this health threat.

Soylent Sickness

October 26, 2016 | 23,788 Views

Start-up company Soylent has received numerous complaints about their meal replacement bars causing gastrointestinal disturbances. These issues have also brought to light other health challenges their nutritional process may cause.

This Year’s Mammogram Month Launched With Devastating Report on Harms and Lack of Effectiveness

October 25, 2016 | 147,899 Views

The controversy and debate seem unending. They tell you to take these studies with a grain of salt. But evidence of harm keeps piling up. And even though Congress ordered insurance to pay up for it, you'll want to get the facts and proceed with caution. Your life could be on the line.

Hurricane Floodwaters Cause CAFO Waste Lagoons to Overflow

October 25, 2016 | 14,500 Views

Floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew magnify the risks posed by concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) in North Carolina. The waters may breach so-called waste 'lagoons,' allowing untreated, disease-ridden waste to flow freely into the surrounding environment.

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