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5 Foods That Fight Skin Cancer

As summer gets closer and the days get longer, it becomes more and more important to protect your skin from the sun. You already know that sunscreen is a must – but for added protection, head to your kitchen. Certain foods are full of nutrients that can help defend against... View Full Post

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What You Need to Know About Mammograms

A recent report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that mammograms are oversold and that the risks — especially the potential for overdiagnosis of breast cancer — are underappreciated. The study adds even more fuel to the heated controversy... View Full Post

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Hidden Alzheimer’s Disease Risks

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. However, a recent study has found that it may be an even bigger killer than we thought. Researchers in Chicago followed over 2,500 people who were 65 years or older... View Full Post

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Does Sitting Make You Fat?

Finally, scientists think they may know why sitting makes us fat in all the wrong places. And it might not be just because we’re idle and scarfing down Doritos like there’s no tomorrow. Read the full article View Full Post

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5 Things Your Nurse Wants You to Know

I consider myself lucky to be one of the 3.1 million registered nurses (RN) in the U.S., an amazing profession full of passionate, kind, brilliant women and men with years of education and experience in caring for sick and injured folks. Nurses are the heartbeat inside not just hospitals, but... View Full Post