Your body is like a billboard for your state of health. By knowing the telltale clues, you can tell whether it’s time to see the doctor for followup.
Think about all the nice things your spouse or partner does for you. Ever consider that helping you to be healthy is one of them? We don’t just mean bringing you chicken soup when you’re sick, preparing your favorite healthy snacks or reminding you to take your daily medicine. Research shows a partner can help when it … Read More
Life expectancy at birth reached an all-time record high of 78.8 years in 2012, according to data recently released by the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. Researchers noted a significant reduction in mortality from 8 of 10 leading causes of death from 2011 to 2012. These include heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases … Read More
Americans are living longer, but not necessarily healthier. An extensive new study has found that from 1990-2010 the United States made progress in improving population health, but lagged behind other high-income countries in overall health. The study cites “high costs with mediocre health outcomes” compared to other countries. The U.S. is spending more, yet our … Read More
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If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning or staring at the clock, you know the toll it can take the next day. But insomnia and most other sleep disorders can affect your long-term health, too. Get a better night’s rest with these tips from Cleveland Clinic’s Sleep Disorders Center — and S.L.E.E.P. S.M.A.R.T. … Read More
You know smoking isn’t healthy, but do you know what happens to your body when you quit? It gets better — top to bottom, lungs to legs. Learn how in the slideshow below, featuring information from Cleveland Clinic’s Tobacco Treatment Center. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”22″ transitions=”default” responsive=”1″]