Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the US, and more than 140,000 Americans die from it each year. It's the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in our country, and each year roughly 795,000 people suffer a stroke. read more >
If you or your kids are involved in any contact sports activities like football, boxing, soccer, hockey, basketball or lacrosse, you should consider getting a mouth guard to greatly reduce the risk of injury to the mouth. Mouth guards are also used during many non-contact sports like gymnastics and skateboarding and to protect your teeth from injury from grinding during sleep. read more >
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. It's a disease more commonly associated with adults. In fact, it used to be called adult-onset diabetes. But type 2 diabetes in children is rising sharply, fueled largely by the obesity epidemic. Disturbingly, it's routinely diagnosed in children under the age of 10.
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Vitamins and dietary supplements are big business. In fact, more than 110 million Americans spent $28 billion in 2010 on those little bottles of would-be health magic. read more >
Why have over 15,000,000 other Americans cut back on animal protein? Lots of reasons, but one of the most important is good health. A growing body of evidence has shown that diets rich in whole grains, fruits and vegetables can help reduce a variety of illnesses. read more >