Since 1949, the month of May has been dedicated to Mental Health Awareness in the United States. Canada also observes Mental Health Awareness Week during the month of May. For the observance in 2019, Mental Health America (MHA) has ... Continue Reading
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The World Health Organization has already announced the strains of influenza for the 2019-2020 flu season and has made vaccination composition recommendations accordingly. Manufacturers of the vaccine will now operate quickly to produce, test, release and distribute the flu vaccine ahead of the upcoming flu season. The ... Continue Reading
A new study published this month states that an alarming 1 in 5 global deaths are directly linked to a poor diet. That statistic amounts to nearly 11 million people each year, worldwide – higher than deaths related to smoking tobacco, which is currently estimated to be about 8 million each year.
The study’s author, ... Continue Reading
Did you know that in a typical Western diet, coffee provides more antioxidants than the combined value from fruits and vegetables? While many fruits and vegetables, particularly berries, contain higher levels of antioxidants, studies show that you are far more likely to consume 2-3 cups of coffee each day over eating 2-3 ... Continue Reading
Health experts have been telling you for years that sugary drinks, soda pop in particular, have negative impacts on your health. Even those with artificial sweeteners have been linked to diabetes and weight gain. But a new Continue Reading
By now, you have likely heard of the Ketogenic Diet that was all over the wellness scene last year. Thanks to endorsements from celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow and Halle Berry, the Keto Diet was all over social media throughout 2018 and continues to be one of the most popular researched diet ... Continue Reading