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10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication

By |2021-12-10T20:32:13+00:00December 10th, 2021|

By making these 10 lifestyle changes, you can lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease. By Mayo Clinic Staff If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle plays an important role in treating your high blood pressure. If [...]

HOMEChem: House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry

By |2021-12-10T20:32:12+00:00December 10th, 2021|

The average American lives to be 79 years, and 70 of those years are spent indoors. HOMEChem, or House Observations of Microbial and Environmental Chemistry, is the first experiment of its kind. Bringing together over 50 students and researchers from 13 universities, HOMEChem aims to explore the complicated chemistry that takes place in indoor environments. [...]

What you should know about allergy-induced asthma

By |2021-12-10T20:32:11+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Allergies are never pleasant, but when they affect your breathing and quality of life, it becomes a double whammy. Here’s what you need to know about allergen-induced asthma.   Photo Via Maxpixel by Creative Commons Zero – CC0 Read more…   The post What you should know about allergy-induced asthma appeared first on Healthier Environment [...]

Nappuccinos To Weekend Z’s: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep

By |2021-12-10T20:32:09+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Editor’s note: If you like this article, you should check out Life Kit, NPR’s family of podcasts for navigating your life — everything from finances to diet and exercise to raising kids. Our new sleep guide is out Monday. Sign up for the newsletter, or email us at lifekit@npr.org. There are lots of reasons why many of us [...]

As You Age, Alcohol May Be Harder to Handle

By |2021-12-10T20:32:07+00:00December 10th, 2021|

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Seniors may be more vulnerable to alcoholism, a psychologist warns. “As we age, it takes longer for the body to break down alcohol. It stays in the system longer. Tolerance also decreases. Excessive drinking can compromise your immune system and can lead to some forms of cancer,” [...]

Sugary Drinks

By |2021-12-10T20:32:06+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Sugary drinks (also categorized as sugar-sweetened beverages or “soft” drinks) refer to any beverage with added sugar or other sweeteners (high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, fruit juice concentrates, and more). This includes soda, pop, cola, tonic, fruit punch, lemonade (and other “ades”), sweetened powdered drinks, as well as sports and energy drinks. As a category, [...]

California grower recalls avocados over possible listeria

By |2021-12-10T20:32:05+00:00December 10th, 2021|

Henry Avocado, a grower and distributor near San Diego, said that the recall covers conventional and organic avocados grown and packed in California. March 24, 2019, 2:24 PM EDT By Associated Press ESCONDIDO, Calif. — A Southern California company is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination. Read more…   The post California grower recalls [...]

What You Need To Know To Survive The Spring Allergy Season

By |2021-12-10T20:32:04+00:00December 10th, 2021|

NEW YORK (CBSnewYork) – Now that spring is finally here, that means allergy season is officially underway. Sneezing, itchy eyes, runny noses, it’s enough to make you feel pretty miserable this time of year.   CC0 License Pexels Read and watch more here…   The post What You Need To Know To Survive The Spring Allergy Season appeared first [...]

6 simple tips to reduce your blood pressure

By |2021-12-10T20:32:02+00:00December 10th, 2021|

If you suddenly find yourself with high blood pressure (hypertension) under the new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, you might be wondering what to do. The guidelines, which were released in November, lowered the definition for high blood pressure to 130/80 from 140/90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), [...]

With fewer kids vaccinated, more Minnesota schools are vulnerable to measles and chickenpox

By |2021-12-10T20:32:01+00:00December 10th, 2021|

The number of Minnesota schools with low kindergarten vaccination rates for measles and chickenpox has grown sharply in the last five years, prompting concern among state health officials that they are vulnerable to outbreaks of the highly contagious diseases. One-third of Minnesota schools had kindergarten vaccination rates below the level required for “herd immunity,” according [...]