Current Health News

December 13, 2018 - Issue 4504


Opioid Addiction and Suicides Have Caused Decline in US Life Expectancy

Opioid Addiction and Suicides Have Caused Decline in US Life Expectancy

December 13, 2018

You need to know what's going on, to be alert for signs you or a loved one may be at risk, because 50 percent of the time it comes out of nowhere. And cases are definitely on the rise. This reaches far beyond the tentacles of the opioid crisis.

Duration of Sleep Can Increase Risk of Falling

sleep deprivation increase fall risks

December 13, 2018

Sleeping too much or too little may increase your risk of recurrent falls, or falling two or more times in a year. Tending to your sleep health and seeking to sleep for seven to eight hours a night may lower your risk of this leading cause of accidental injury and death worldwide.

Star Anise: Add This Special Spice to Your Meals

Star Anise

December 13, 2018

Although star anise has been predominantly used in Asian dishes, its health benefits and uses deserve worldwide recognition. Learn more about this unique spice today.