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Author: Kristen M. Leccese

Sun Exposure: How to Protect your Kids

Sun Exposure: How to Protect your Kids

Photo by Nikola Radojcic on Unsplash Summer is just around the corner – that means more time outdoors, barbecues, the beach, and of course, a lot more exposure to the sun. The sun has some great health benefits, like boosting your Vitamin D levels, mood, […]

Can Mindfulness Replace Medication for this Mental Condition?

Can Mindfulness Replace Medication for this Mental Condition?

A major focus of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Month is “mindfulness”, which means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and present environment. Mindfulness also entails tuning into current emotions without judgment of whether they are “right” or “wrong” in the present […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Stop the Stigma

Mental Health Awareness Month: Stop the Stigma

Photo by Eli Defaria on Unsplash Mental health is a topic that’s avoided by most of us. Mental illness can be a difficult subject to address but it’s the area of health that needs to be discussed the most. During the month of May, organizations […]

Seasonal Allergies? Consider Yourself Lucky!

Seasonal Allergies? Consider Yourself Lucky!

Photo by Brittany Colette on Unsplash Most of us have suffered from allergy symptoms at some time in our lives. For most people, this means a stuffy nose, sneezing, and watery eyes. But for others, it means hospital visits, EpiPens, and an ongoing mystery that […]

One Hour Too Long: TV and Obesity

One Hour Too Long: TV and Obesity

Photo by John Sting on Unsplash The health issues that arise from too many hours spent watching TV are widespread. According to a new study, too much TV is worse for your child’s body and brain than you might have thought. The Study Researchers from […]

Dementia: How Does Weight Affect Your Risk?

Dementia: How Does Weight Affect Your Risk?

Photo by I Yunmai on Unsplash A new study designed to assess the connection between weight and dementia risk found that a little extra weight may actually protect you from developing this condition. The Study The study, recently published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, […]