Category: Total Health

An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

An Update on Vitamins and Heart Health

Millions of American men take a multivitamin each day, but new research shows the pills won't help the heart -- even if a man's nutrition is lacking. "Many had thought that men with 'poor' nutritional status at baseline may benefit more from long-term multivitamin use on cardiovascular outcomes; however, we did not ...

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Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

A study from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health found states where Medicaid coverage was expanded under the Affordable Care Act had an increase in prescriptions for a drug to combat opioid addiction. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 15,000 people died in the ...

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the third most common cause of malignancy-related death in men and women in the United States. An estimated 134,490 new cases and 49,190 deaths occurred in 2016 according to a prepared abstract by the Committee on Minority Affairs and Cultural Diversity, American College of ...

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What’s in Your Prescription?

What’s in Your Prescription?

If your doctor prescribes medicine for you, make sure you’ve told him or her about any other medicines you are currently taking, including over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and supplements. You also need to talk about any allergies you have or any side effects you’ve had with other drugs.When you get a new ...

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5 Cold Remedies That Work

5 Cold Remedies That Work

We all know there is no cure for the common cold but there are some remedies that can help a lot! Cold remedies are almost as varied as the people who share them. While nothing can cure a cold, there are many remedies that can help ease your symptoms and keep you from feeling so bad. Here are 5 common cold ...

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