Lung cancer was in the news recently! Conservative radio talk show personality Rush Limbaugh told his listeners that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 advanced lung cancer. (A few days later he was awarded the Medal of Freedom). While receiving this type of diagnosis is devastating, it sadly is an important reminder that lung cancer continues to kill more people than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined.
When it comes to our overall health and wellness, it’s all about the gut! When I say “gut,” I am basically referring to the stomach and intestines, where trillions of microbes (more commonly called “gut bugs”) live. This community of bugs is called the gut microbiome.
The mother in this article discusses her experience with having her teenage son’s wisdom teeth pulled. Before the procedure was even done, the dentist prescribed her son Percocet, an opioid.
You may have never heard of a woman by the name of Flavia Lanini, but to many celebrities she is the star of massage therapy. Lanini, a Brazillian massage therapist, has a long list of famous clients including Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner, Paris Hilton, Dua Lipa, Hailey Bieber (Baldwin) and many more.
Congresswoman Bravely Shares That She Is Living With Alopecia. Let’s Discuss This Autoimmune Condition6 days ago
Pressley, Massachusette’s first black congresswoman, revealed last month that she has alopecia, an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss. You can watch the video here, where she shares her condition and proudly shows her bald head.
Singer and actress Janelle Monáe is usually in the news for one of her hit songs or films, but recently the 34-year-old star is speaking up about her battle with mercury poisoning.
Today, more seniors are empowering themselves with the information they need to better partner with their healthcare providers, according to Stephenson-Laws. “By doing so, seniors may have a more positive outlook on healthcare since they are playing a more active role in decisions related to their health,” Stephenson-Laws says.
For those who have no clue who Bob Marley is (which I’m sure is not many people), his full name was Robert Nesta Marley. He was a Jamaican singer and songwriter and one of the biggest influencers of reggae music. He was an ambassador for reggae all over the world. Unfortunately, in May of 1981, Bob Marley died at just 36-years-old from a rare form of skin cancer called acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM). I am fairly certain that prior to Marley’s death, many people were unaware of this type of skin cancer.
Apparently, Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg likes to listen to opera music when she works out. That’s an interesting choice. Opera is soothing and relaxing. It doesn’t make me want to get up and move! But I applaud Ginsburg for her commitment to fitness, and she is entitled to listen to whatever music she wants. But a recent study found evidence suggesting that listening to high-tempo music while working out may not only make exercise easier but also more beneficial.
Let's take a look at the story of a man named Jeffrey Hadley. He lost 100 pounds in a year! Hadley did this by adopting two simple rules: no more processed foods and more activity.
Perhaps what many people overlook are the mental benefits of cycling. There is credible evidence which suggests that cycling may sharpen your thinking and improve your mood.
Eating is said to be one of America’s greatest pastimes. But imagine a world without restaurants and drive- thrus. Yes, life would be less convenient. But the truth is that we’d all probably be much healthier.
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