LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS

OTC Painkillers 101

Part of life is dealing with aches and pains, some worse than others. When you need relief, you probably reach for an over-the-counter pain reliever without even thinking twice. But…

Take Action Against Alzheimer’s

Did you know that early and accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s could save up to $7.9 trillion in medical and care costs? Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in…

Acupuncture

Looking to try a different technique to treat chronic pain? Acupuncture is a holistic health technique that stems from traditional Chinese medicine practices in which specific points (“acupoints”) on the…

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Got the winter blues? You’re not alone — Seasonal Affective Disorder is a very common type of depression that affects more than 3 million people in the U.S. every year.…

Body on a Budget

It’s time: You’re ready to lose weight and get healthy. But you don’t want to spend crazy money on a personal trainer or expensive meal plans. What can you do?…

SPF 101

A sunscreen’s SPF or “sun protection factor,” refers to its ability to shield from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is a measure of the time it would take for a…

Aromatherapy Myths

Aromatherapy treatment has been a practice for centuries, even dating back to ancient Greece. There are many benefits to aromatherapy treatment, such as better sleep and stress relief, but there…

Cholesterol 101

Do you know your cholesterol levels? High cholesterol can put you at a higher risk for coronary artery disease, heart attacks, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. And since there are usually…