February 8-14, 2016 - Original Health Articles

The Best & Worst Foods for Your Cholesterol Levels

At one time, it was thought that cholesterol-rich foods—like red meat and eggs—contributed to high cholesterol in the blood. But newer research shows that the connection between high cholesterol foods and high cholesterol in the blood isn't as clear as medical experts once believed.

How to Handle a Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes

Nobody wants to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but for more and more Americans it is becoming a fact of life. A whopping 29.1 million adults in this country have the disease, which, even with the required careful management, can still lead to complications.

How Menopause Affects the Skin

Your skin is your body’s largest vital organ—and the one that shows the world your age. Age-related skin changes develop more quickly once women are past menopause, but with a little TLC, your skin can still look healthy and beautiful for life. ...

The Health Risks of Vaping

Puffing on electronic cigarettes, or vaping, is a relatively new practice that’s gaining in popularity, especially among young people. And while some claim it’s a safer and healthier alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, experts remain unconvinced.

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