Practicing Christian mindfulness and prayer can not only bring one closer to God, but it can also reduce stress, lengthen our lives and improve our body’s responses to a wide variety of illnesses and conditions. Joan Watson explains.
Doctors agree that the standard American diet causes thousands of early or unnecessary deaths every year. The White House is working on a strategy to encourage people to eat more healthfully, NPR reports. (Photo © saje – Fotolia.com)
Some 40 percent of dementia cases could be delayed or prevented if people pay attention to 12 key risk factors, the Alzheimers Society reports. Which risk factors are most prominent for you? (Photo: oddharmonic, Creative Commons)
Our government has declared monkeypox a national health emergency, but what exactly are the risks? How is is spread? This article from Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health gives authoritative answers.
Medical science has confirmed the many benefits of stretching your body. It improves everything from flexibility to mood and stress. But the Mayo Clinic says its important to stretch properly. This resource, including its link to proper stretches, can get you going.
“It’s easy to quit smoking,” Mark Twain joked, adding, “I’ve done it lots of times.” And so have millions of Americans. The federal Centers for Disease Control has lots of resources to help — even counseling! (Photo: Trevor Coultart, Creative Commons)
Whether from farm stand or grocery store, summer-fresh vegetables are available to tantalize your taste buds, satisfy your appetite, and provide you everything you need for healthy living! What to choose? Here is Purewow’s list of the 15 most nutritious vegetables. Bon appetit!
For centuries Christians have turned to fasting as a discipline for spiritual clarity, and modern science has now discovered how fasting is beneficial for the mind and the body. WebMD reports on this as well as how to begin. (Photo: Monstera, Pexels)
Temps have been climbing up across the globe, and that means increased risk for heat stroke! But you can help protect yourself by learning the signs, symptoms and preventative measures. WebMD offers advice. (Photo: nccmrm97, Creative Commons)
Most of us spend lots of time indoors. The air we breathe in our homes and workplaces can cause health problems from chemicals, gases, mold and pests. The Environmental Protection Agency has a complete guide to help you! (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio, Pexels)