Binge drinking in young, healthy adults significantly disrupts the immune system, according to a study led by a researcher now at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
There's good news for the millions of Americans resolving to eat healthier in the New Year: You don't have to give up warm, satisfying comfort foods. Spices and herbs can replace the flavor lost when using lower-fat ingredients in favorite home-cooked comfort dishes -- from macaroni and cheese to meat loaf.
Aiming to support those in need throughout Stanislaus County, Gemperle Family Farms and its affiliates will donate more than 100,000 eggs this holiday season. The holiday egg donations will support 20 organizations across the Central Valley, including the United Samaritans Foundation and Turlock Together.
A November Gallup poll revealed that only half of those wanting to lose weight are actually trying. With weight loss typically on the top of many New Year's resolutions, the Calorie Control Council offers five tips to help consumers beat the odds and stick to it into January and beyond.
We all want to celebrate during the holidays, and more people are likely to drink beyond their limits during this season than at other times of the year. Some of them will suffer consequences that range from fights to falls to traffic crashes.
The holiday season is here, which means many people are out and about shopping for unique items, attending special events, and visiting friends and family. With all of the face-to-face conversations and picture taking that’s sure to take place, maintaining a healthy mouth becomes even more important.
A new survey, conducted by Kelton and sponsored by the makers of the Invisalign clear aligner system, reveals that after putting personal needs aside in 2014, women are ready for a change. In fact, 61 percent of women claim they let their personal needs take a backseat to other priorities.
Each winter, homeowners look forward to the joys the holiday season brings, but they also stress over the extra costs associated with Christmas cheer. Combining the cost of the holidays with the cost of keeping homes warm and safe during winter storm season is more than many families' budgets can handle.
The holidays can be a stressful time for any pet. Between all of the hustle and bustle, new faces at holiday parties, and noisy New Year's celebrations, even the calmest of dogs can get excited.
Seniors are keeping their natural teeth longer than ever. Today, approximately 75 percent of people older than age 65 have kept some or all of their teeth, thanks to better preventive measures like community water fluoridation and daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste. Advances in dental care have also allowed dentists to save teeth that would have been lost in the past.