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Unintended Weight Loss in Senior Adults

October 27,2016

At a time when everyone seems to be trying to shed unwanted weight, it is important to take note when a senior family member unexpectedly loses weight. The cause can be as simple as a loss of...


Flu Season Starts Now!

September 22,2016

Does it seem like the flu season never goes away? That's because many people confuse symptoms of a viral cold with those related to influenza. Although you can catch a cold anytime of the year,...


Can Sesame Seeds Benefit Your Health?

September 14,2016

Sesame (sometimes called benniseed) is a popular ingredient that is often found in Indian, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines. In many countries of the world, sesame seeds are also included in...


How Serious Is the Zika Virus in Florida?

August 4,2016

The most recent warning from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first time in history that travelers have been warned to avoid an American neighborhood for fear of catching...


Do You Suffer from Hidden Food Allergies?

August 1,2016

Millions of people in the United States suffer from food allergies. Some have severe reactions that can be life threatening. Although food allergies seem to be more prevalent in children, adults...


Protecting Exposed Skin from the Summer Sun

July 21,2016

It's that time of year when it is easy to soak up too many rays. After all, everyone wants a bronze body like the cool people hanging around the lifeguard's station. Even Kentucky Fried Chicken is...


What You Should Know About the Zika Virus

July 13,2016

With the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio, the Zika virus has been in the news a lot. But, what is the Zika virus and where did this new illness originate? The virus is primarily transmitted by...


Was Your Cold Really Summer Allergies?

June 15,2016

A common cold and summer allergies have a lot in common and are often difficult to distinguish early on. Although colds are less common during the warmer months, viruses can still cause an upper...


Don't End Your Evening with a Food Borne Illness

June 1,2016

It's Friday afternoon and you are rushing home from work, after all in a couple of hours your house will be filled with friends. Since you knew you'd be running behind schedule, you figured it...


How Cholesterol Works with Your Body

May 18,2016

Although health problems can occur when your daily intake of food contains too much cholesterol, your body actually needs cholesterol to function properly. In fact you couldn't stay alive without...