Given that the phrase, “Peddle your snake oils somewhere else!” is used in the face of junk medicine, it’s a wonder that anyone trusts fish oil. The truth is that fish oil can be quite beneficial to your health, from its effects on the heart and blood pressure to helping you obtain healthy fats for your body.
If you’re like a lot of people, you love the idea of self-care but you’re completely sick of people telling you to light a candle, take a bath and have a mani-pedi to do it. These activities are not only trite, but also not comprehensive, as not everyone enjoys them. The truth is that self-care is completely personal, so creating a good list is nearly impossible. Whether it’s a quick walk with friends, snuggling with a pet, binging Disney movies or dancing in your underwear, self-care is completely what YOU think it should be.
When it comes to diseases like anorexia nervosa, patient care cannot be taken seriously enough--but what if you could predict the disease and help treat it before it damages a person's life forever? The UC San Diego School of Medicine has discovered that anorexia nervosa is linked to a gene in a new report, released after a team was able to create the first cellular model of the eating disorder in history.
If you’ve ever given a crying baby medicine, you know how difficult it can be. There’s plenty of waste as babies struggle, turn their heads at the worst moments and fight you tooth and nail while you attempt to give them sometimes life-saving medicine. Mixing it into milk is sometimes an option, but when you are breastfeeding that just means you have to use a bottle, which takes away one of the perks of breastfeeding to begin with.
Every generation might blame the one before, at least according to Mike & The Mechanics, but most generations do hope that life will improve for the generation to come. This isn’t always possible, however, and for the next generation of United States citizens, the average life expectancy itself is dwindling for the first time in decades.