Actor Selma Blair was recently spotted enjoying a family day at Disneyland. She was there with her 7-year-old son, Arthur, her best friend and Cruel Intentions co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar; and Sarah’s children, 9-year-old Charlotte, and 6-year-old Rocky. Selma took turns between being pushed in a wheelchair by Sarah and using it for support to walk while her … Read moreSarah Michelle Gellar Pushes BFF Selma Blair Around Disneyland in a Wheelchair
“How many cigarettes are there in a bottle of wine?” Ideally, you won’t find any cigarette butts in the bottom of your chardonnay, but it’s a serious question a team of UK researchers recently sought to answer. The scientists, led by gastroenterology expert, Theresa J. Hydes, published a study in the March 28 issue of BMC Public … Read moreBottle of Wine a Week Equals 5-10 Cigarettes for Cancer Risk, Study Shows
It wasn’t that long ago that someone with Celiac disease would have a hard time ordering meals at restaurants or finding safe gluten alternatives for themselves at the grocery store. Now, gluten-free options seem to be the norm almost everywhere you go in North America. What happened? Is celiac disease on the rise? Did we … Read moreYou Are Not Gluten Intolerant- You’re Glyphosate Intolerant?
This post was originally published on this site Feeling the effects of sleep deprivation at work? No amount of double shot espressos can accomplish what a couple of quality sleep cycles can! Whereas many European countries commonly shut down businesses for an afternoon siesta, North American workplaces generally frown upon getting some shut-eye at work. … Read moreThis Office Chair Lets You Lie Down Flat for Naps at the Office
This post was originally published on this site Good parents know that they represent their child’s first and often only line of defense. They want what’s best for their kids, even if it means disagreeing with friends, family members, or social norms. Their child’s health, wellbeing, and future is their #1 concern. Unfortunately, sometimes this … Read moreMom Bans Heavy Smoking M-I-L From Touching Baby Unless She Showers and Changes First Each Time
This post was originally published on this site When most women think of “the big change”, our minds go straight to menopause. But there’s another huge hormone shift that happens up to 10 years before menopause, and it can be unsettling for women in their 40’s (to say the least) because it’s not very widely … Read moreThis is What No One Tells Women About What Happens to Your Body in Your 40s
This post was originally published on this site Do you remember the meteoroid that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2013? It was the largest meteoroid impact ever recorded by NASA, and we just had another one almost as strong. According to NASA, the second-largest recorded meteoroid impact exploded over the Bering Sea in December. The … Read moreMeteor No One Saw Coming Exploded Over Earth with Force of 10 Atomic Bombs
Remember when egg yolks were out of style and everyone was eating omelets made only from egg whites? If a team of researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has their way, that trend will come back in full force. Their new research findings point to a link between eating eggs regularly and some … Read moreAre Eggs Bad For Your Heart?
When Frederick Banting, Charles Best and J.J.R. Macleod of the University of Toronto invented insulin medications in the early 1920’s, it meant type 1 diabetes would no longer be a terminal illness. The researchers happily sold the patent for their discovery for only $1, with dreams that it would become an accessible medication for anyone who … Read moreThe Human Cost of Insulin in America
Years after Dr. Mehmet Oz had his first colonoscopy in August of 2010, he’s ready to share about his personal health scare and why he’s grateful that he didn’t put off the diagnostic procedure. Today, he calls his first colonoscopy “a big wake-up call”. His doctor had found and removed a sizeable polyp from his … Read moreDr. Oz: “If you’re putting off your first colonoscopy, don’t.”
Tori Geib of Bellefontaine, Ohio suffered from chronic back pain. Since it’s estimated that about 80% of Americans will at some point experience back pain, it certainly wasn’t unusual when she sought medical attention. Tori visited three different rheumatologists in attempts to find the real cause of her chronic back pain. She got all kinds … Read moreDoctors Kept Dismissing My Back Pain Until I Was Finally Diagnosed With Terminal Cancer
This post was originally published on this site Have you ever woken up unable to move or speak? Have you ever felt a negative energy in your room with no explanation? You might have experienced sleep paralysis. What is Sleep Paralysis? Sleep paralysis is the temporary inability to control your body’s movements or speech while … Read moreWhat is Sleep Paralysis: Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
This post was originally published on this site We’re betting you’ve already noticed the tiny house trend is still going full speed ahead. Tiny houses offer inexpensive solutions to leave a smaller footprint on the environment, simplify your life and detach from the tempting draw of over-consumption, and have your own independence that even a … Read moreTiny House for Under $1,000
This post was originally published on this site Some people’s love language is quality time. For others, it’s words of affirmation. For the late Margaret Hubl, who passed away at the age of 89, it was quilting. Margaret was a proud mother of three when her sister-in-law passed away in a tragic accident, leaving a … Read moreFamily Honors Grandma’s Memory By Displaying All Of Her Quilts at Her Funeral
This post was originally published on this site We all have a Narcissistic Nelly in our lives. Don’t think so? Nelly was the kid on the playground who hurled insults at Bob and Sue until one of them decided they’d had enough and tripped her while she was running. Of course, when the teacher came … Read moreHow Narcissists Play the Victim and Twist the Story
This post was originally published on this site Summer just doesn’t feel quite right without enjoying some warm, lazy evenings on the patio. After fun-filled extra long days with the family, it’s the perfect time to wind down with a good book or invite a few friends over for a sunset picnic. Give your summer … Read moreHow to Make Mason Jar Patio Lights This Summer
This post was originally published on this site When most people think of liver disease, the first thing that pops into their heads is that a few too many alcoholic drinks is the culprit. But there are countless everyday habits that put stress on your liver function. Apart from drinking, eating processed foods like fructose, … Read moreCholine Deficiency Can Trigger Fatty Liver Disease
This post was originally published on this site “Who’s in it with me?” Those five words sparked an exciting season of health, strength, and self discipline for Anna Quinlan, mom of two living in Sacramento. The question was posed online by one of her close friends, Julie, who had just challenged herself to doing 50 … Read moreThe 30-Day Burpee Challenge- Are You In?
This post was originally published on this site A model’s job is the same as a salesperson’s. Marketing teams hire models to represent their brands, attract a target customer base, and use their appearance to showcase their company in the best light possible. In the last few years, there’s been a surge in inclusive and … Read moreModelling Agency, Oldushka, Only Hires Mature Models
The ketogenic diet (often referred to as simply ‘keto’) was first developed in the 1920s as a means to manage epilepsy, but it lost its popularity once anti-seizure drugs were developed and widely prescribed. But in the last few years, keto garnered a newfound interest in medical and scientific communities, for a wealth of other … Read more“Keto Crotch” Might be a Side Effect of the Diet. Here’s What You Need to Know.
This post was originally published on this site Experiencing anxiety is more than just feeling butterflies in your stomach. Anxiety can have a direct impact on your overall health, from causing complications in digestion to worsening symptoms of chronic illnesses, and even increasing your chance of dying from a serious disease! (1) It’s understandable to … Read moreNatural Homemade Magnesium “Chill Pill” Gummies Great For Insomnia, Anxiety, And Stress
This post was originally published on this site If you’ve been prescribed a high blood pressure drug, check your medication label immediately. A batch of a common hypertension drug, Losartan potassium has been voluntarily recalled for your safety. Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited, the makers of Losartan potassium/ Hydrochlorothiazide have issued a voluntary recall of their commonly … Read moreHigh Blood Pressure Medication Recalled After Cancer-Causing Substance Detected
Most families have a secret of some kind. From a secret tomato sauce recipe to the more nefarious skeletons in the closet, there are countless stories that never end up being revealed to the next generation. One hot air balloon operator discovered Winston Howes’ family secret, and it’s so touching that the story has been … Read moreWinston Howes’ Remarkable Love Story
Fibromyalgia can present differently in different people, but most who suffer from the condition experience chronic muscle pain, trigger points (tender points), and chronic fatigue. Many can also suffer from symptoms like insomnia, headaches, digestive problems, and anxiety. (1) Since there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, healthcare providers focus on helping people manage their … Read moreBathing in Cannabis with CBD Bath Bombs! Great for Fibromyalgia and Improving Sleep
Hypothyroidism, or under-active thyroid disease, is a condition in which there are lower than healthy thyroid hormone levels in the bloodstream. Since the thyroid is responsible for regulating metabolism, digestion, healthy bones and muscles, heart function, and brain function, the effects of an imbalance are very far-reaching. (1) Hypothyroidism is more common among women than … Read moreWomen Share What It’s Really Like to Live with Hypothyroidism
This post was originally published on this site Organ meats are often perceived with disgust by some people, but they may be more nutritious than you think. If you’re vegan or vegetarian, this isn’t meant to change your mind, but if you’re not, organ meats may be worth a try. And for those who’ve been … Read moreAre Organ Meats Good for You?
This post was originally published on this site Red alert! You can now buy an adorable plush sloth toy that actually doubles as a versatile home remedy. We can’t get over how cute it is. The Intelex Warmies Cozy Plush Sloth is only twenty bucks on Amazon, and it makes for a wonderful gift. It’s … Read moreThis Cuddly, Microwaveable Sloth Soothes Stress, Aches, and Pains
This post was originally published on this site Tree resin from coniferous trees has deep roots in traditional medicine for healing burns and wounds. Tree resins have made appearances in cultures all over the world, from Ayurvedic medicine and ancient Egyptian healing to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Aboriginal medicine of Australia. (1, 2) You probably … Read moreWhat are Tree Resins and Do They Have Health Benefits?
This post was originally published on this site Many families learn they are expecting a child with Down syndrome before they’re born. Prenatal screening like ultrasounds, maternal serum tests, and blood tests can give a fairly accurate prediction (about 80% or more, depending on the test), while diagnostic tests such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus … Read moreHow One Father Responded to His Son’s Down Syndrome Diagnosis
This post was originally published on this site It turns out the love-it-or-hate-it cruciferous veggie that’s prevented countless young children from earning their dessert has an extensive amount of health benefits. Don’t limit broccoli’s merit to just the head- broccoli stalks, leaves, and sprouts are not to be taken lightly. The next time you see … Read moreEat More Broccoli (Including the Stems): It can help prevent heart attack, cancer, constipation, and much more!