Food and Health, Prevention

Lack of sleep is linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters, and medical errors, among many other serious consequences. But why is sleep important? And what is its impact on health?
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 


How does heart disease develop? What causes it? Why? Today's post will walk you through the answers to these questions, shedding light on the latest research and offering a brand-new handout...
Food and Health, Prevention

Heart disease can be a scary thing. The good news is, it's possible to take steps to lower your risk. Let's talk lifestyle...
Cooking

An expert panel formed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute published the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) in the Journal of the American Medical Association. These latest recommendations focused mainly on the pharmaceutical treatment of hypertension (HTN). Two key recommendations that differ from the prior 2003 JCP-7...
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Since 1970, the number of Americans with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has increased from around 5 million to well over 20 million. Unless Americans get serious about eating healthier diets, exercising, and losing excess weight, we will have over 40 million Americans with type 2 DM within the...