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Watch Your Facial Routine

Watch Your Facial Routine

In the pursuit of clear, smooth skin, sometimes what you don’t put on your face is just as crucial as what you do. “People bring in bags and bags of products they’ve tried,” says Durham, NC-based dermatologist Brooke Jackson, MD. “But less is often more with skincare.” Slathering on every new wonder cream can irritate […]

11 Unexpected Health-Promoting Benefits of Yoga

11 Unexpected Health-Promoting Benefits of Yoga

For 5,000 years, hardcore yoga practitioners have been touting yoga’s mental and physical powers. Luckily, you don’t have to be an expert to reap the benefits — adding just a few poses to your daily routine can help your health in all kinds of unexpected ways. “On a physical level, yoga helps improve flexibility, strength, […]

What Is Sickle Cell Disease?

What Is Sickle Cell Disease?

The term sickle cell disease (SCD) describes a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. People with SCD have abnormal hemoglobin, called hemoglobin S or sickle hemoglobin, in their red blood cells. Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body. “Inherited” means that the disease is passed by genes […]

Unexpected Things That Are Stealing Your Sleep

Unexpected Things That Are Stealing Your Sleep

Without sleep, your health — both mental and physical — as well as your ability to focus seriously suffers. And let’s be honest, without an adequate amount of rest, none of us are fun to be around. There are a few tried and true ways to get a better night’s sleep, such as not consuming […]

10 Facts On Blood Transfusion

10 Facts On Blood Transfusion

Blood transfusion saves lives and improves health, but many patients requiring transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood. The need for blood transfusion may arise at any time in both urban and rural areas. The unavailability of blood has led to deaths and many patients suffering from ill-health. An adequate and reliable supply […]

Country Where Tampons May Cause A Security Alert

Country Where Tampons May Cause A Security Alert

A woman travelling through Cairo airport may find her sanitary products confuse and alarm security staff, writes the BBC’s Claire Read. Cairo airport’s security screening starts at the door to the terminal buildings. Only passengers are allowed in. Even before check-in, they have to put their belongings through the large scanners, have their tickets and […]

Staying Up Late and Sleeping In on the Weekends Is Bad for Your Health

Staying Up Late and Sleeping In on the Weekends Is Bad for Your Health

When the weekend rolls around, many of us can admit to staying up later and sleeping in longer than usual. Because hey, that’s what weekends are for, right? Turns out, you might want to think twice before turning into a night owl on the weekends. If you’ve got a regular sleep schedule during the workweek […]

Signs You’re Consuming Too Much Caffeine

Signs You’re Consuming Too Much Caffeine

    If you’re like most adults, caffeine is part of your everyday routine. Millions of people consume this stimulant daily in forms like coffee or tea. They need it to wake them up and keep them alert and going. Normally, it doesn’t pose any health issues. But are you in a situation where you […]

How To Drink Green Tea For Weight Loss

How To Drink Green Tea For Weight Loss

If you like tea, and you like healthy beverage options, you’ve joined the ranks of the other 158 million Americans who are enjoying a cup on any given day. It’s estimated that last year, over 80 billion—that’s right, billion—servings of tea were consumed by the tea lovers of America. That translates into roughly 3.60 billion […]

5 Great Protein Sources That Aren’t Meat

5 Great Protein Sources That Aren’t Meat

1. The Best for Dieters What They Are: Nuts and seeds How Much Protein You Get: Almonds and pistachios have about 5–7 grams per ounce; macadamias and hazelnuts have 2–3 grams per ounce. Why They’re Great: Packed with protein as well as healthy monosaturated fat and fiber, nuts are surprisingly filling. This could be why […]

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