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Is Your Sunscreen Harming Your Health?

Some of you are still looking forward to a late summer or fall vacation. And it is quite possible that you are going to need some sunscreen where you are going. Before you decide what sunscreen to slather on you may want to look at the recommendations by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). About Latest Posts Follow […]

Attitude and Aging

Thankfully, researchers are finally beginning to understand and accept the link between mind and body. Even though the physiological make up of emotions themselves have not yet been identified, some researchers suspect that a small portion of the brain called the insular cortex may be the key. About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been operating […]

Crohn”s Disease Overview

700,000 Americans are diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammation of the digestive tract. Most often the inflammation is in the lower part of the small intestine and spreads deep through multiple layers of the intestinal wall. However, any area of the GI tract from the mouth to the rectum may be affected. About Latest Posts […]

Your Resting Heart Rate Is Telling You More Than You Think

Your Resting Heart Rate (RHR) is your heart rate upon waking in the morning, before you get out of bed and start your breakfast, shower and commute to work. Studies are now finding that your Resting Heart Rate is an indicator of your basic fitness level and a strong predictor of cardiovascular health. About Latest Posts […]

Understanding Triglycerides

High triglyceride levels are linked to coronary artery disease. When your doctor does blood work to check cholesterol levels he will also be checking your triglyceride levels for a more complete picture of your health. About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions […]

You May Need to Flip Flop on Your View of Your Flip Flops

We love our flip flops, they are easy to get on, inexpensive, and come in lots of colors and styles. They are no longer just for the beach, backyard or locker room. About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions of visitors have […]

Healthy Reasons to Own a Pet

57% of American households own at least 1 animal according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. And that is great news because people with pets get many health benefits. About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions of visitors have used our blood […]

Can You Stomach Your Ibuprofen?

According to The American College of Gastroenterology the second major cause of ulcers is due to stomach irritation from regular use of NSAIDs.   About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been operating since 1998 providing the best interactive health tools on the Internet, millions of visitors have used our blood alcohol, body fat and […]

A Glass of Wine, Good for Your Liver

As weight continues to increase in our population the increase of diseases that stem from overweight continue to rise. There are currently 4 million adults with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is when fat accumulates in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. A recent study in the June issue of Hepatology reports that […]

Canker Sores: A Real Pain in the Mouth

Canker Sores are mouth ulcers that are caused by an adverse reaction to your own immune system. Canker sores are found only inside the mouth cavity. Adolescents and young adults seem to suffer the most but 30% of us will experience canker sores at some time in our life. About Latest Posts Follow usHealthStatus TeamHealthStatus has been […]