Health

Snooze and recharge your batteries during the holiday season

Snooze and recharge your batteries during the holiday season

Juggling work, parties, shopping and getting ready for the holidays can make you sleep deprived. An adequate amount of sleep is an immune system booster. Sleep helps your body rest, heal and recharge. It also prevents you from gaining weight  and remain alert during the day. Make sure you get […]

by December 7, 2012
Tips for safer cell phone use

Tips for safer cell phone use

Here are some essential tips on how to reduce cell phone radiation: 1. Use a headset or speaker Headsets emit much less radiation than phones. Choose either wired or wireless. Experts are split on which version is safer. Some wireless headsets emit continuous, low-level radiation, so take yours off your ear when […]

by November 15, 2012
5 foods to prevent your arteries from clogging

5 foods to prevent your arteries from clogging

Do you know what to eat to prevent your arteries from clogging? “As seen on Dr. Mehmet Oz“, we have it all for you. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood rich in oxygen throughout our body. Healthy arteries have smooth inner walls and blood flows through them easily. Some people, however, […]

by November 13, 2012
Can dark chocolate make you thinner?

Can dark chocolate make you thinner?

We heard about Dr. William Sears’ three squares of dark chocolate a day as the usual meal advice for Prime-Time Health. Recent findings from lead author Beatrice Golomb, M.D., Ph.D and her team found that eating chocolate frequently is linked to lower weight. Chocolate despite its sugar and fat, appears to have favorable metabolic […]

by October 29, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE)

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination lying down (BSE).                           Note: None […]

by October 11, 2012
Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE) Step #2

 We want you to take a pink step this time. Per the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 US women will develop breast cancer over their lifetimes. Learn how to perform Monthly Breast Self Examination (BSE).                           Note: None of the […]

by October 11, 2012
Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

Friendly bugs can help fight your cold

The flu season is almost here and just in time comes a new interesting study linking the benefits of friendly bacteria “probiotics” and warding off colds. Probiotics are often called “friendly bugs.” Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.” There is some debate about […]

by October 9, 2012
What you need to know about GMOs

What you need to know about GMOs

What is GMO? GMO stands for genetically modified organism and is defined as “an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques.” The technique used to create GMOs is called recombinant DNA. DNA molecules from different organisms are combined to create one molecule of DNA, and are […]

by October 6, 2012