Category: Wellness

Fitness Trackers are Not Medical Devices

Fitness Trackers are Not Medical Devices

New Research on Activity Trackers. Some people who rely on fitness trackers to see how hard they work out may want to rethink this approach, according to a small study that suggests the increasingly popular devices may get more accurate heart rate readings when users are at rest than during exercise. The study ...

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EpiPen Recall

EpiPen Recall

Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen, says it is recalling "select lots" of the device used to treat dangerous allergic reactions due to a defect that might render it "difficult to activate in an emergency." The pen-like device is used to help counteract potentially fatal reactions (anaphylactic shock) in people with ...

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The Battle Over Belly Fat

The Battle Over Belly Fat

Spring is around the corner and time is running out to blast that winter belly! In fact, many guys of a certain age worry about belly fat. And for lots of us, hitting the gym, starvation diets, and extreme workouts sometimes don't even do the trick. The key may be in a diet mostly of monounsaturated fats —a healthy ...

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Reducing Head Injuries in the NFL

Reducing Head Injuries in the NFL

The Super Bowl 51 match up between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots promises to be a tough four quarters on the field. But even with millions watching, there are bound to be incidents of concussion from one of the most dangerous sports. A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that alters the way your ...

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Eat Healthier Snacks

Eat Healthier Snacks

Who doesn’t like a fulfilling snack once in a while? In fact, snacking can be an important part of your balanced diet. Healthy snacks like fruits, nuts, etc. keep our blood sugar stable, boost metabolism and reduces calories consumed overall. 5 Tips to Healthier Snacks Check the Fiber Count. A snack high in ...

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Meet the Healthy Man of the Month

Meet the Healthy Man of the Month

Barry Bartlett is amazing! It’s not just that he has one of the most infectious, positive personalities around. Or at only 25, he’s wise and insightful beyond his years on earth. Or that fact, that the former foster kid is committed to sharing his own story in his home state of California; But that he still finds ...

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