Health

From Gawker.com: Meet Ardi Rizal, a two-year-old Sumatran baby who smokes some forty cigarettes a day. The government has offered to buy his parents a car if he stops, but they claim he gets too angry without smokes. Plus, he looks fine!

Via: HealthyWomen.Org Are you concerned about the health of your bones as you age? There are many treatments for bone conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis and other joint issues. Maybe the best way to treat those issues is to prevent them. Here are some ways to get you started: Work on those quads. Strengthening your […]

VIA:  cdc.gov As a parent, the things you do and say have a tremendous influence on your child’s behavior. Encourage your child to live a healthy lifestyle by talking the talk and walking the walk. Don’t know where to start? Here are a few ideas. Eat Right There are many ways to assure that you […]

VIA: WNCN.COM As you lie on your pillow at night, you could be sleeping with the enemy. “Somewhere around 85 percent of homes will have detectable dust mites,” Dr. Darryl Zeldin, clinical director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, said. Dust mites may be microscopic, but the health problems they cause for some […]

VIA: healthnews.com It’s been many years since I had to prepare lunches for schoolchildren. But I did do it for more than a decade, and mostly on a budget. With hot lunches at many schools being costly or of poor nutritional value, it is certainly wiser and healthier to pack your own. While there is […]

VIA: HEALTHNEWS.COM – PHOTO VIA: HEALTHY U   A joyous day indeed when the research done by the medical community actually finds that one of your favorite foods can aid your heart, cut your stroke risk and lower blood pressure. And just in time for Easter! Tomorrow’s publication of the European Heart Journal includes the […]

VIA: WEBMD.COM. PHOTO VIA: TOPNEWS.NI   Diet, sleep, fitness, and more — how to strengthen and protect your heart right now   How do you get a healthier heart, right now? The answer sounds too good to be true: “By simply leading a healthier life,” according to Nieca Goldberg, MD, medical director of New York […]

(From shine.com) To put your best foot forward this season (and the rest of the year, too), challenge yourself to incorporate at least two of these guidelines. Making small strides each day will build good habits to give you big rewards over time!

(From shine.com) If you do have to resort to a processed food for a snack or dinner (anything canned, packaged, etc.), try to avoid those that contain the ingredients listed in the following chart. Although this isn’t an exhaustive list, these ingredients are some of the most highly processed and least healthy of all:

VIA: WomensHealthMag.Com Severe head pain This mother of all headaches makes your bachelorette party hangover seem laughable. If you could laugh. The culprit – Odds are, any jackhammering in your brain is just a migraine. But if it’s not accompanied by other migraine symptoms (such as a visual aura), sudden and severe pain–we’re talking the […]

Via HelloBeautiful.com: Mehmet Oz, MD, frequent guest on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and regular contributor to her Satellite XM radio show, has five rules to help you fight your body’s cravings and stay slim for life. The unfortunate truth is that most diets do not succeed, and it’s easy to blame that fact on a […]