In early October, Courtney Richardson was driving when a deer ran into the roadway. As she veered to avoid it her car flipped ejecting her out. Her severe injuries, including a brain injury, required her to be air-lifted to a trauma hospital, where she remained in a comatose state until Christmas.
Over time dinner has dramatically changed: from home-cooked meals to TV dinners to now where it’s almost non-existent in some homes. The Journal of Adolescent Health states more frequent family dinners are related to fewer emotional and behavioral problems, more trusting and helpful behaviors towards others and higher life satisfaction.
If you’ve been a couch potato too long you are probably wondering how you can possibly get into shape. Don’t worry, it’s not as hard as you think, a little strength training can go a long way.
As fall approaches, so does the cold season. This is the time that many of us develop those pesky runny noses and coughs. None of us want to suffer unnecessarily and a common theme I hear in the office is “I don’t have time to be sick.” Many will go to the doctor in search …
Exercise has a negative connotation so let’s think positive and call it activity, which is so much more pleasant. Incorporating even small amounts of activity into your life can have big rewards for your overall well-being.
Call it what you like reflux, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), chest discomfort, a burning sensation, sour taste, or just plain heartburn. Whatever you call it, heartburn is that uncomfortable feeling that most everyone has experienced, and it can affect your health.
Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! We all remember that saying when we were kids. Americans will spend a spooktakular $2.1 billion on Halloween candy this year, according to the National Retail Federation.
A lot can happen in 10 years—especially in the world of medicine, where discoveries are constant and treatments always evolving. This, of course, is a good thing.