3 Things You Can Do to Better Face a Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is a scary word that can affect anyone. Statistics show that millions of people are diagnosed with cancer each year.  With these numbers, almost 40% of the population will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. Those statistics are scary, but a cancer diagnosis doesn’t always mean a terminal one.  Many people survive cancer …

More Than Just a Cosmetic Issue: Almost Half of American Citizens Are Now Obese

The obesity epidemic is getting higher and higher every year. With the economy the way it is, it’s getting harder and harder for people to eat healthy or even find time to exercise every day. Statistics now show that by the year 2030, at least half of Americans are going to be obese, with most …

A Possible Link Between Irregular Sleep and Cardiovascular Problems: Here’s What You Should Do

If like many people in the modern world, you find yourself sleeping irregularly, you won’t need me to tell you that it’s not the healthiest habit in the world. We’ve been preached about the dangers and risks of not sleeping enough and not following a set sleeping pattern for years now, and you’ve probably felt …

Growing Your Own Veggies: A Healthy and Economically-Sound Alternative?

Today’s society is dealing with nutritional issues never seen before. For decades, preserved and boxed food items were hailed as the biggest time-saving sensation ever. But now we know that what we gained in efficiency, we lost nutritional value. With so many manufacturers sacrificing quality for economic gain, people have been turning to source their …

The Deadly Coronavirus Rages On: Is the World Prepared for a Possible Pandemic?

Since 2002, there have been several serious outbreaks of contagious and deadly diseases the world over. In 2002 it was SARS, which started in Southern China; in 2009 it was H1N1 influenza, which began in Mexico; in 2014 it was Ebola, which spread across the world from West Africa, and now it is the Coronavirus …

New Technology and Its Implications: How Much of an Effect Do Wearables Have on Our Health?

There’s no denying the boom that has taken place in the wellness world when it comes to wearable devices. From Fitbits to heart-rate watches, it seems as though these devices came from nowhere and are now everyone; not just among fitness buffs, but everyone from moms to teenagers taking control of their health. However, while …

What We’re Doing to Our Bodies: 7 Tips and Tricks on How to Combat a Sedentary Lifestyle

There is no time like the present to get up and start moving to improve your health. You don’t need to wait until a Monday or the beginning of the month. Combatting a sedentary lifestyle starts easy enough, but sticking to a routine is the key.  Here are 5 tips and tricks to combat a …

What Are Microplastics and Why Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Plastics have become part of everyday living it seems. There are plastic water bottles, zip-top bags, the water cooler at work, resealable containers you take your lunch in, and so much more. We barely give these things a thought most days, but if you’ve ever considered the impact these materials are having on the environment …