It is estimated that this year, 73,870 people will be diagnosed with melanoma—the most dangerous type of skin cancer—and more than 9,940 will die of the disease.1.
Breathing is life’s most basic, essential function. “For most of us, it happens naturally without a second thought but in the U.S., for millions of people with asthma – of whom 8.4 percent are children under the age of 18 – breathing is not something they can ever take for granted,” said William L. Trager, MD, Sheboygan Pediatric Associates.
Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned athlete, weekend warrior, young or old, shoulder joint problems do not discriminate; it can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons. In fact, shoulders are the most commonly injured joints in the body because they are the only joints that sit on a moveable platform, the shoulder blade
According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is growing in prevalence.
While heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, a healthy heart is often within your control. Certain risk factors for heart disease can’t be changed: age and family history. But you can help limit your hereditary risks and minimize other risk factors for heart disease by making good lifestyle choices. Every action you take to protect your heart will boost your overall health as well! Here’s how to begin.
The holidays are stuffed with grand meals, decorated cookies, sweet treats, and libations. And now that the holidays are over many of us may be still be feeling stuffed. As we look forward to new beginnings with a spirit of hope and optimism many of us may be looking to leave indulgences of the holiday season in the past.