You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy (gulp!) granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.
When Illness or injury strikes, you need to decide where and when to get your health care. Sometimes it’s confusing to know when to go to the emergency room (think shark bite) and when urgent care would be a good option (think bug bite). We hope our guidance helps.
What is bone density testing? Why should you ask your doctor about getting one? This easy scan is important for health and quality of life. Bone density scans are the "gold standard" or most accurate test to diagnose osteoporosis, a decrease in bone mass and quality making bones more prone to fracturing. Fractures can lead to hospitalization, rehabilitation and poorer quality of life.
While some might say your eyes are the window to your soul, they also can tell you things going on with your overall health.
There are a host of conditions that an eye doctor can detect during an eye exam just by noting changes in tissues, nerves and blood vessels in your eyes. As a result, the importance of annual vision exams can’t be emphasized enough.
The possibilities for making chocolate bark are endless. Try this variation, or swap out the ingredients for dark chocolate, dried cranberries and almonds.
Finally, you’re going to have your little grandchild over for the entire weekend or just to spend the day with you. From playtime to watching Disney movies, you’ll be bound to be making amazing memories. Before the big arrival, make sure you review our safety checklist below to help ensure you’re doing all you can to keep your little one out of danger.
You have a lot to manage throughout the day. Errands. Appointments. Dinner. Work. Kids. Grandkids. And the plumber is coming. So much to do … so little time.
Despite your busy day, your health should be a top priority, and if you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugars should be at the top so you can avoid health complications.
Could this be an alternative to Taco Tuesday? Give our taco boat a try while spaghetti squash is in season.
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“Why didn’t anyone tell me?” is a common response from parents when they find out their newborn is infected with cytomegalovirus or CMV. CMV is the leading infectious cause of birth defects and neurodevelopmental disabilities in the U.S., but few states screen infants for it.
As the days grow shorter and the weather becomes colder, it's common to want to hibernate a bit. But the winter months can plunge some people into a melancholy state known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
If you have dense breasts, mammograms alone may not be enough to detect breast cancer. Automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) is a newer, innovative screening tool that, when used in conjunction with mammography in women who have dense breast tissue, can improve breast cancer detection by 35.7% over mammography alone.
Most patients with heart failure (HF) respond well to medications and lifestyle changes to keep them feeling well and out of the hospital. Below you’ll find five things you can do right away to help you feel better and lessen the chance of having to call the doctor or be admitted.
What a combo: chickpeas, red bell pepper, cucumber, celery and grape tomatoes. The recipe is easy to make and great as a side dish or main course.
The arrival of a new baby can create feelings of jealousy and resentment in your older child, sometimes even before the new baby is born. While you, your family, and friends fawn over your new arrival, your older child can begin to feel left out, lonely and even angry. These feelings of sibling rivalry can lead to your older child acting out for the attention that he feels he is missing.
Sometimes life seems like an endless juggling act, trying to meet the demands of family, work, and — oh, yeah — taking care of yourself. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get in a good workout in just a few minutes? With Tabata or high-intensity interval training (HIIT), that just might be possible.
The mornings are crisper, the pumpkin lattes are flowing, and the Patriots are back on the field. More importantly, it’s time for you or your loved one to schedule that prostate cancer screening, since September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness month and a good reminder.
Ever wonder how much weight your child is lugging around in their school backpack? Put it on your bathroom scale. You'll be able to tell roughly how much it weighs and depending on that weight, whether or not your child is at risk of developing back pain.
Tired of lettuce and tomatoes dripping in dressing? Teriyaki Chicken and Mango Salad is a great option when you're looking for variety. Marinate the chicken for several hours or overnight, then grill over hot coals.
Should you consider getting a screening for an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)? Yes you should. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aortic aneurysms or aortic dissections (tears) were the cause of 9,904 deaths in 2019. If an aneurysm ruptures, it’s very unlikely that the person will survive long enough to have it repaired.
When your life spins out of control, asking for help for your mental health is a sign of strength, not weakness. Mental health isn't a one-person battle.