The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon

click photo for more information
The Cold Truth: Raynaud’s Phenomenon
What your “poor circulation” may really mean

Comments

Write a comment

The J&J Vaccine Is Coming Back

click photo for more information
The J&J Vaccine Is Coming Back
The pause in administration of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine appears to be at its end. The CDC’s independent advisory panel, ACIP, voted today to once again recommend the vaccine for everyone aged 18 and over, even though there is a very small risk of blood clots in women under age 50. Vaccinations… Read […]

Sorry, Cardio Doesn't Count as Leg Day

click photo for more information
Sorry, Cardio Doesn't Count as Leg Day
Cardio is important for our health in many ways, and we should all aim for at least the minimum requirement of 75 to 150 minutes per week. If you love running, cycling, or hiking and you do it more often, all the better. Read more…

10 Healthy Habits for a Longer Happier Life!

click photo for more information
10 Healthy Habits for a Longer Happier Life!
Create good habits for good health and survivorship. by Laurie Wertich​ The best defense is a good offense. Long-term health is the result of a good offense—proactive, preventive, healthy choices that have an impact on your health today, tomorrow, and beyond. To age well, start young. If you want to be a healthy, vital older […]

COVID-19 Vaccines and COVID Variants

click photo for more information
COVID-19 Vaccines and COVID Variants
In new guidance, the CDC says that fully vaccinated people can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people. Updated 4/23/2021 The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that vaccinated people can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing masks or staying 6 feet apart. The CDC Director RochelleWalensky, MD, introduced the first […]

What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk [Updated]

click photo for more information
What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk [Updated]
At least six people out of over 6 million who have received the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot. As a result, the FDA and CDC have announced a pause in the use of this vaccine. The pause is likely to last at least another week. Read more…

Insomnia

click photo for more information
Insomnia
Dr. Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD, of The National Jew­ish Hospital in Denver provides an outline to improve your sleep Medically reviewed by Dr. C.H. Weaver M.D. updated 2/2021 Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by sleeplessness, inadequate sleep, or poor quality sleep. The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person. […]

Are the Hooks on Your Squat Rack Too High?

click photo for more information
Are the Hooks on Your Squat Rack Too High?
This one goes out to the beginner-ish lifters out there who squat and bench, but never feel quite as stable as the experienced lifter in the next rack over. While your form might need a bit of work (and you could probably benefit from squat shoes), there’s another thing you’ve probably overlooked: the height of […]

Does Vitamin C Actually Help When You're Sick?

click photo for more information
Does Vitamin C Actually Help When You're Sick?
Vitamin C holds an almost legendary status among drugstore supplements. It’s common to take a few tablets when we’re worried about getting sick or mix up a glass of Emergen-C at the first sign of a cold. It’s nice to imagine it as a cure-all, but reality doesn’t quite match up with our hopes. Read […]

What 'Listen to Your Body' Really Means

click photo for more information
What 'Listen to Your Body' Really Means
In the fitness world, people often say you should “listen to your body” when deciding what to do if you aren’t feeling great. That advice often amounts to permission to take the day off, which is certainly a valid option in many cases. Read more…

Track Your Workouts With '1 Second Everyday'

click photo for more information
Track Your Workouts With '1 Second Everyday'
When you’re chasing a fitness goal, what matters in the long run is not whether you worked out today, but what kind of consistency you’re building over time. The app 1 Second Everyday can help you visualize that. Read more…

How to Return to Running After a Break

click photo for more information
How to Return to Running After a Break
It’s spring again, and if you’ve been lamenting a snowy winter, the roads are probably beckoning. Why not dust off those running shoes and go for a jog amidst the spring flowers and the fresh air that no longer hurts your face? Oh, right. Because it’s been a while and you might not be quite […]

Women's Health Conditions A – Z

click photo for more information
Women's Health Conditions A – Z
Health A – Z dedicated to empowering and informing women through medical content, personal stories and inspiration.

What Happens When You Drink More Water Every Day

click photo for more information
What Happens When You Drink More Water Every Day
A gallon is a lot of something. Drink that much milk, and you’ll surely get at least 100,000 YouTube views—or more—if you catalogue the aftermath of your attempt. Drink that much water, as I’ve heard and seen plenty of people attempt to do, and you’ll suddenly be exponentially healthier. At least, that’s how it works,… […]

Cancer A Primer

click photo for more information
Cancer A Primer
A diagnosis of cancer can be a shock, making you feel out of control and overwhelmed. Here is what you need to know.

Is Male Irritability and Anger Undermining Your Marriage? Here are the 4 Warning Signs

click photo for more information
Is Male Irritability and Anger Undermining Your Marriage? Here are the 4 Warning Signs
I’ve been a marriage and family counselor for more than fifty years and have helped more than 40,000 couples. One of the most common, yet least understood, problems that couples face is Male Irritability and Anger (MIA). I first learned about the problem, though it didn’t have a name then, when my own marriage was […]

How to Not Be Sore All the Time After Exercise

click photo for more information
How to Not Be Sore All the Time After Exercise
Delayed onset muscle soreness—the kind that leaves you wincing as you walk down the stairs after squat day—is pretty common after your first day of a new workout. But it’s not as likely to happen after the second day, thanks to a phenomenon known as the repeated bout effect. Read more…

What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’ And Is It Healthy For A Marriage?

click photo for more information
What Is A ‘Sleep Divorce’ And Is It Healthy For A Marriage?
Sleeping in separate beds could help reduce disturbances for couples, but is it good for your relationship in the long run? Here’s what experts say.

7 Ways We Take Our Stress Out On Other People Besides Anger

click photo for more information
7 Ways We Take Our Stress Out On Other People Besides Anger
These methods of coping with anxiety might not be as noticeable as outbursts, but they can be just as damaging.

Understanding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Transmission Immunity and Testing

click photo for more information
Understanding Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Transmission Immunity and Testing
What do we know about SARS-CoV-2 transmission and immunity? New data suggests infection leads to significant immunity.

This Is Not Your Mother’s Pregnancy

click photo for more information
This Is Not Your Mother’s Pregnancy
Three questions to consider about DNA testing— and what you might do with the information
show me more...