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Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping

New York Times – Paula Span

Sore throat woman

“During the past four weeks, have you been tired? Been exhausted? Had difficulty getting motivated to do anything at all?”

Yoga for ‘Every Body’

CNN

Jessamyn Stanley’s book, “Every Body Yoga,” looks at how every person can pic up a yoga practice. Here are some poses to start with.

‘Three-parent’ babies: UK clinic gets OK for groundbreaking technique

CNN – Laura Smith-Spark

UK scientists have been given the go-ahead to carry out a treatment that will make it possible for babies to be made from two women and a man.

Unscrambling The Nutrition Science On Eggs

NPR – Bret Stetka

Historically, when humans have sought a reliable source of calories — particularly one that can be readily nabbed from an unsuspecting animal with minimal exertion and zero horticulture skills — we have often turned to eggs.

What are prebiotic foods?

Thehealthsite.com – Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti

Prebiotics are not the same as probiotics. Read to know what it is and about the natural food sources of prebiotics.

The biggest healthy food trends predicted for 2017

NZ Herald – Each year we’re bombarded with a host of new superfoods that promise to transform everything from our skin to our hair and even our waistlines.

17 Ways To Quit Smoking In Honor Of The Great American Smokeout

The Huffington Post – Lindsay Holmes

It’s time to show smoking the door. The habit, which can cause cancer, stroke and heart disease (not to mention it’s expensive), may not be easy to kick but it’s essential. Once you do, your health drastically begins to improve. Just in the first 24 hours without cigarettes, your chance for heart attack decreases.

3 Holiday Health Tips

Pharmacy Times – Jennifer Gershman, PharmD, CPh

From flu prevention to travel health, here are 3 tips for offering great advice to patients.

How Michelle Obama Always Puts Health and Wellness First

VOGUE – Without a doubt, Michelle Obama will go down as one of the most impactful First Ladies in American history. Among her many accomplishments, the December Vogue cover star stands out for her commitment to health and fitness—not only for herself and her two daughters, but for the entire nation, as her Let’s Move! campaign can attest.

 

Superfood or Super Hype?

Consumer Reports – Janet Lee

Some think turmeric and other foods have special healing powers. Here’s the truth about what they can and can’t do for your health.

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Health Tips On the Go!

Improve Posture

  • 1.Avoid slouching. Be aware of your posture as you walk, sit, and drive, keep shoulders squared and head pulled back and up.

  • 2.Imagine a thread pulling the top of your head toward the ceiling. Visualization can help improve your sense of position.

  • 3.If your job requires you to sit for long periods, take frequent breaks to stand, stretch and shake it out.

  • 4.Maintain a strong core to help support proper posture. Add core-training exercises to your daily routine.

  • 5.A firm mattress and ergonomic pillow help achieve proper back support while you sleep, so you'll stand straighter in the a.m.

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