Health & Fitness

"Health Literacy" is the ability to read, understand and act upon health information. And, more than half of the American population is not proficient on this topic. Unfortunately, the above definition is the point after which most head into the wrong direction. Without a significant misnomer, by definition, the focus of health literacy should be…

Cholesterol is not necessarily harmful for us since our body requires it for making vitamin D, hormones and digestive fluids. However having too much LDL (low density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol) in the body can trigger problems of the heart and increase the risk for heart attack and stroke. In this article we are going…

Cold and flu are the two most common viral infections affecting children. Unfortunately there is not any cure for common cold and influenza since most antibiotics do not have any effect on these viruses. As a parent the best you can do is make your baby feel comfortable by ensuring they get enough rest and…

Society today has created a lazy attitude much different to past decades where if you did not make the effort you just did not eat. Today everything can be delivered to your door from ready to eat meals to clothing; unlike previously when everything required meant a trip to the shops now it's just a…

The secret I'm about to share will make you never reach for any kind of juice or chilled coffee drinks. Cucumber water is one way to stay healthy and refresh. It's easy to make once you have your cucumber, just wash it thoroughly, slice it, and place the slices in a pitcher filled with water…

However minor a fracture is, there is always a chance that its treatment fails to gauge the full extent of the damage caused. X-Rays come in handy even when the diagnosis is complete, simply because they are best form of imaging that allows for the emergence of a primary yet comprehensive understanding of the injury.…