Author: Kristen M. Leccese

From Jerry Hickey, R. Ph: Tests Your Doctor May be Missing

From Jerry Hickey, R. Ph: Tests Your Doctor May be Missing

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash The standard blood tests you get during a regular check-up are essential for maintaining your overall wellness – but there are some less common, equally important tests your doctor may not order as part of an exam. These tests can 

Study Shows Higher Risk of Health Issues in “Night Owls”

Study Shows Higher Risk of Health Issues in “Night Owls”

Photo by Icons8 Team on Unsplash In a recent study, scientists found that “night owls” may face increased health risks as compared to early risers, including a higher risk of diabetes and reduced muscle mass – regardless of other lifestyle choices. The study, published in 

Antibiotics Linked to Arthritis in Children

Antibiotics Linked to Arthritis in Children

Photo by Joshua Coleman on Unsplash In modern medicine, antibiotics are usually the first line of defense when it comes to treating infections of any kind. Unfortunately, scientists have discovered in more recent years that antibiotics can have some very dangerous side effects. A well-known 

Foods to Boost Your Brain Power

Foods to Boost Your Brain Power

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Check out these five foods that help boost your brain power and improve focus, memory and clarity – Feeling a little foggy lately? Experts suggest that these five foods may help boost your brain power, mental focus, memory and 

New Study: Exercise May Fight Cancerous Tumors

New Study: Exercise May Fight Cancerous Tumors

Photo by Bruno Nascimento on Unsplash In a new study, researchers found that aerobic exercise may be a key factor to fighting malignant tumors. The results of the study confirmed that the oxygen supply provided by exercise can slow the growth of cancerous tumors, as 

Study: Loneliness May Shorten Lifespan as Much as Obesity

Study: Loneliness May Shorten Lifespan as Much as Obesity

Photo by Nik Shuliahin on Unsplash In a new study, researchers found the impact of loneliness is more severe than most of us think – in fact, loneliness might be just as dangerous as obesity when it comes to your overall health. The study, published