My patients often ask me how good the flu shot is. Sometimes they just tell me. “It’s only 62% effective, Doc.” That’s true, as far as it goes, but what does it really mean?
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Experts have learned a lot about how we make and break habits, and nine times out of ten we go about it the wrong way. Here are a few of the most common New Year’s resolutions that get made year after year – and that are forgotten just as often.
Every 40 seconds, someone has one. Every four minutes, someone dies from one.
Research has shown that exercising your mind contributes to your mental health and well being. While physical activity has been shown to aid in sharpening our minds and recall, simple mental exercises can help us to remain sharp and improve memory as we age.
Apparently, the queen of talk is looking to produce organic vegetables, soups, drinks, and snack dips.
Sleep is vital to keeping your weight in check, building muscle and keeping your mind sharp. Instead of pumping yourself with caffeine in the morning and craving junk food all day, start doing these four things today to insure a more productive tomorrow.
Okay, this is a weird one: Four highly specific physical characteristics of aging appear to predict heart disease. So says research presented yesterday at the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in Los Angeles.
Rules – we’re all accustomed to living with them. They govern everything from the hospitals we were born in, to the homes we grew up in, to the schools we attend, to the jobs we hold.
You’ve read about foods that burn fat, and foods to help you sleep. But when it comes to heart health, all we seem to hear about is what not to eat. (With red meat always topping the list.) There are some foods, however, that scientists say contribute to low blood pressure
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it’s investigating reports of five deaths and a non-fatal heart attack linked to Monster Energy drinks, one of the multitude of highly caffeinated drinks on the market.