Apples Won’t Keep Doctors Away, But They’re Crazy Good for You!
There are several different apple varieties that are grown in Washington. Most are available starting in the fall but some start as early as mid-August. Apples have a lot of potential, so much so that only a small portion of their health benefits is covered here.
Ladies, Help the Man in Your Life to See a Doctor!
There are several reasons why men don’t go to the doctor. These could include that they don’t feel they have the time, the money, the insurance, and there’s probably nothing wrong -- according to themselves.
Learn the Pros and Cons of Fluoridated Drinking Water
Fluoride in drinking water is quite a controversial subject with both sides of the issue seemingly backed by research.
Learn the Risks and Benefits of Energy Drinks
Energy drinks can make you feel great while pulling an all-nighter, but is it safe to drink this highly caffeinated beverage daily? The FDA warns that taking stimulants like energy drinks to make up for lost sleep can still cause lead to impaired judgement and reaction time even though you feel alert and awake...
Try These 10 Tips to Eat More Vegetables
Veggies can be so bitter and taste disgusting, but we need them, so try these tips to get your daily servings in.
1 in 5 Pee in Water, Know How to Spot a Clean Pool
One in five Americans admit to peeing in the pool, which is not only disgusting it messes with the chlorine balance, meaning that we may not actually be protected against the things that are really harmful like recreational water illnesses.
All You Need to Know About Chicken Pox Parties
Will you choose a vaccine or a party? A chicken pox party (where you intentionally expose your child to chicken pox) has some benefits but they don’t outweigh the strengths of a vaccine that can prevent you from ever having to deal with chicken pox.
Are We Almost Done With Allergy Season? Here’s What’s Left
In the US, allergies are 6th in leading causes of chronic illness. With each season brings new allergies to face. Although spring time may bring the biggest contenders, there are still some allergies to watch out for before this year comes to a close.
How Much TV/Video Games Is Too Much?
We’ve probably all heard TV and video games turn kids brains to mush. The average child watches more than triple the amount of entertainment screen time than what is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
How to Seek Help for Depression
Depression goes beyond feeling sad that something didn’t go your way. If you have clinical depression don’t wait until you are suicidal to seek professional help. 8% of people 12 years and older struggle with depression on any two-week period. 41,149 people committed suicide in 2013.
How to Know If Your Kids Are Getting Enough Sleep
During early development the primary activity of the brain is sleep! Sleep directly impacts physical and mental development.
How to Help a Loved One Overcome a Drinking Problem
Many health officials believe alcohol is the most abused drug in America. It may be hard to help someone who you think may have a drinking problem, especially when they don’t think so. If their drinking is causing problems in their life then you’re right. Although easy, it does not help to ignore the problem. They need some help to fix this.