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Health Tips

When it comes to health insurance, one of the first things that you will likely notice is that not all insurance plans and programs are created equal. A lot of people have a lot of questions regarding their health insurance, primarily when it comes to...

The coronaviruses are pathogens that can cause upper respiratory tract infections in both children and adults. These viruses usually come from animals. Once transmitted to a human, they can spread person-to-person via respiratory droplets. These viruses were responsible for the SARS epidemic over a decade...

As most adults know, vaccinations are important. And while most adults think of vaccines primarily for their children, many vaccines are explicitly meant for adults. When it comes to vaccines, scientists are always doing more research and coming up with newer, safer, and more effective...

Juicing has been around since 150 B.C., but the concept has really exploded in the last couple of years. Juicing companies make their product sound like the best thing since microwavable popcorn, but is juicing really that good for you? Well, yes and no. Let’s...

Back in 2012, a Gallup poll revealed that about half of the American population was drinking soda on a daily basis. As of more recently, that number has dropped to around 20%, with about 60% Americans reporting that they’re actively trying to avoid soda (whether regular or diet) altogether. As...

In today’s world, it’s easy to get stressed out. As of 2015, the American adult’s average stress levels were a 5.1 on a 10-point scale (and over the last several years, that rating has only increased). It’s easy to understand why it happens—increasingly busy schedules,...

Gentlemen! Today’s article is on three of the top health risks for men: heart disease, cancer, and depression. Here’s how you can help ward them off: Heart Disease Like I mentioned in my blog on the top three health risks for women, this is the leading cause of...

Attention, ladies! Today, we’re talking about three of the top health risks for women: heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. Here’s what you can do about them: Heart Disease The National Institutes of Health (NIH) names heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and...

As an internist, I’m an advocate for eating healthy. The benefits for both mind and body are endless! But sometimes, eating healthier can feel daunting. If you want to eat healthier, does that mean you have to start counting calories and measuring your daily intake rates...

According to the Washington Post, the average person sits for about 10 hours each day. Some articles you’ll find online say that one hour of exercise every day can offset all of this sitting, but unfortunately, the truth is that our bodies don’t work that way....