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Why Your Children Should Be Vaccinated

Why Your Children Should Be Vaccinated If you’re a parent, you’re probably quite familiar with the anti-vaccination movement. In fact, your parenting groups and social media pages are probably filled with proponents of this movement, ranting and raving about how…

The Diabetes Lifestyle: Simple Steps to Living Well

The Diabetes Lifestyle: Simple Steps to Living Well If you are one of the millions of people across the world who have been diagnosed with diabetes, you’ll be glad to know that living well – and even thriving – are…

What is Causing My Spider Veins?

What is Causing My Spider Veins? Some spider vein specialists are saying that over half of the American population has some kind of vein disease, but even so, no one wants to find out that they have spider veins. While…

5 Common Myths About Dieting

5 Common Myths About Dieting Around 45 million people in the U.S. alone attempt to diet each year. Unfortunately, it is estimated that as many as 95% of these dieters fail to reach or maintain their weight loss goals. If…

Varicose Veins Causes and Treatment

Varicose Veins: Causes and Treatment Updated: August 25, 2017 Varicose veins develop as blue and purple curving lines under the skin, typically on the legs including the calves and shins, thighs and feet. While not a technical term, spider veins…

3 Ways Your Clothing and Footwear Could Be Damaging Your Veins

3 Ways Your Clothing and Footwear Could Be Damaging Your Veins Updated: August 25, 2017 There’s much to love about clothing and footwear. For example, they provide you with opportunities to showcase your personality, creativity and style. At the same…

What You Need to Know About High Cholesterol

What You Need to Know About High Cholesterol Cholesterol is a word that is often associated with disease and death, but it isn’t always bad. One type of cholesterol is actually good for you and helps to keep you healthy.…

Benefits of Transdermal Immunotherapy (TDIT) for Pediatric Allergies

Benefits of Transdermal Immunotherapy (TDIT) for Pediatric Allergies For parents of children with moderate to severe allergies, adhering to a regimen of shots and oral medications can be a struggle. From busy schedules that make it difficult to keep track…

Gout is On The Rise. Does Heredity Put You At Risk?

Gout is On The Rise. Does Heredity Put You At Risk? Gout used to be called the “disease of kings.” Charlemagne had it, formerly athletic Henry VIII lost his mobility and even Leonardo da Vinci and Benjamin Franklin suffered from…

Understanding the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Sinusitis

Understanding the Difference Between Acute and Chronic Sinusitis Millions of people suffer from various forms of sinusitis, which, by definition, is inflammation of the tissues that line the nasal and surrounding cavities in the skull. This condition sometimes accompanies other…