February 15-21, 2013 - Original Health Articles

GERD Without Heartburn? It's Possible

When you think about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), you think heartburn. And yes, that's a classic symptom of reflux, but you can have reflux disease without having heartburn symptoms. Reflux can affect the larynx and throat, too, not just the esophagus.

If Your EpiPen Fails

Anaphylaxis can be a matter of life and death. That's why carrying an EpiPen® is so crucial. But what if this emergency treatment fails to work? First, the Importance of Anaphylaxis Treatment "Anaphylaxis is a systemic allergic reaction that can...

Ideal Weight vs. Happy Weight

If you've been engaged in a long-term, losing battle with your bathroom scale, which seems stuck at the same weight no matter how little you eat, chances are you're feeling a bit defeated. Dieting down to what is considered your "ideal" weight can be fraught with frustration—and failure.

Eat Veggies, Be Happy

It's long been known that a diet heavy in fruits and vegetables can improve your physical health. Now it seems that produce-rich menus correlate with good mental health as well. The study, carried out in conjunction with Dartmouth University in Hanover, NH, examined the produce-eating habits of 80,000 diverse people in Britain.

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