Santorum off base on Health Care

Rick Santorum found himself Wednesday defending a profit-driven health care system to a woman who said her son requires expensive medication to stay alive [...]

5 Surprising Culprits Behind Obesity and Weight Gain

In this interesting article below by Mike Barrett featured on Infowars, we see some things you may not have thought of that will promote weight gain and even obesity. We know that diet and exercise play a major role but many who take care of these factors are still challenged when it comes to keeping their [...]

Stroking out under 40

Stroke hospitalizations among Americans under 45, particularly teenage boys and men under 34, rose dramatically between 1994 and 2007 but fell among older people, said a study on Wednesday [...]

Natural health and diabetes

Exercise and nutritional support are tools in the battle against type 2 diabetes [...]

Women and exercise

Women need an hour of exercise each day, double that recommended by some federal guidelines, to minimize weight gain as they get older, a Harvard University study found. [...]

Alzheimers and Diet

Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and blacks and Hispanics are at highest risk of developing the disease, a new report finds…black Americans are about two times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than whites, and Hispanics face about 1.5 times the risk [...]

More on Obesity and eating habits

Results from the Gallup poll show that regions ranking high on obesity generally rank low on healthy behavior indicators. Specifically, all of the 10 most obese metro areas (shown above) fall within the bottom two-thirds of all areas surveyed for frequent exercise. [...]

Couch Potatoes Beware!

Desk jockeys and couch potatoes beware: Too much sitting, and not just a lack of exercise, may cause heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses, [...]

Tai Chi shows promise for arthritis of the knee

The traditional Chinese exercise of Tai Chi can relieve the pain of arthritis of the knee, according to a new study. After a 12-week course of Tai Chi, people also had less difficulty with everyday tasks such as using the stairs. [...]

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