Ideas For Improving Your Well-Being

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Our society is learning more and more ways of taking care of ourselves and the importance of some familiar routines. Keep that thought with you as we take a look at some different methods of reducing stress and improving your health through a variety of techniques. You only get one… Read More »

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

FILE PHOTO: A man vapes outside an office block in Manchester, Britain, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a “cluster” of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. The CDC is working with health departments… Read More »

Suicidal Ideation in Pregnant Women Not Always Associated with Depression

It seems that there is considerable variation in the estimated prevalence of suicidal ideation in pregnant and postpartum women across studies. One element that may contribute to this variation is how we assess for this symptom. Many studies use self-report questionnaires, such as the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) which asks how often “the thought… Read More »

‘Dangerous’ level of salt in picnic snacks

Nearly half of products surveyed were “worryingly high” in saturated fat, and salt ‘Dangerous’ level of salt in picnic snacks Independent.ie A TYPICAL picnic basket of summer snacks can contain “huge” amounts of salt and saturated fat, health campaigners have warned. https://www.independent.ie/life/food-drink/food-news/dangerous-level-of-salt-in-picnic-snacks-38405698.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38405694.ece/1a9ab/AUTOCROP/h342/picnic.jpg Email A TYPICAL picnic basket of summer snacks can contain “huge” amounts… Read More »

3 best adaptogens for stress and anxiety

Adaptogens will be the super herbs on all our lips in 2020. This week, we bring you a 5-day video series about their benefits from former model-turned-health-coach Katrine Van Wyk, author of new book Super Powders. Today,  adaptogens for stress and anxiety [embedded content] If you’ve never heard of adaptogens, get ready to be hearing a lot… Read More »