Your Child’s Education Impacts Your Health

Your Child’s Education Impacts Your Health

If you’re a parent, here’s another reason to encourage your kids to get a good education: Children’s educational successes or failures can impact their parent’s physical and mental health, new research suggests. For the study, researchers at...
Moisturizers for very dry or very oily skin.

Moisturizers for very dry or very oily skin.

Let’s face it!  Most moisturizer are formulated for that middle zone of  normal.  Or, a little on one side or the other.  But what do you do when you really are in the top 10% for oily (and possibly acne) OR the driest 10%.  It’s tough to find just the...
US Life Expectancy Fell Year and a Half in 2020

US Life Expectancy Fell Year and a Half in 2020

Life expectancy in the United States fell by a year and a half in 2020 to 77.3 years, the lowest level since 2003, primarily due to the deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. health agency said on Wednesday. It is the biggest one-year decline since World War...
Statins May Protect Against Severe COVID-19

Statins May Protect Against Severe COVID-19

Could cholesterol-lowering statins help lower your risk of dying from COVID-19?For patients with a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, the answer appears to be yes. At least that’s the conclusion of a new study that enlisted roughly 10,500 patients...
Myth: Is Acne Genetic?

Myth: Is Acne Genetic?

Yes, it’s true: acne is, in fact, genetic. Blemishes are triggered by multiple genes rather than one, so you can’t really blame one side of your family for your skin’s poor condition. While it’s helpful to know that acne has a genetic origin, it’s also important to...
Your Physician’s Gender Could Affect Your Hospital Stay

Your Physician’s Gender Could Affect Your Hospital Stay

A large, new study published in JAMA Network found that your physician’s gender could affect how well you fare while in the hospital. The study followed 171,625 patients in hospitals in Canada and found that those cared for by female physicians had a lower...
Take Care of Your Aging Feet

Take Care of Your Aging Feet

Foot problems are especially common in older people, for a variety of reasons. Feet lose cushioning as they age, and the skin and nails can grow dry and brittle. Many seniors have poor circulation, and this can slow the healing of foot sores. Finding comfortable shoes...
What You Need to Know Before Buying Sunscreen

What You Need to Know Before Buying Sunscreen

With the recall of sunscreens due to the discovery of cancer-causing ingredients, how is a consumer to know what to buy in order to stay safe from the sun’s harmful rays, while also avoiding dangerous sun products? Read on for all you need to know this summer....