Foods available at the local farmers market are environmentally sustainable, natural, and grown in ways that treat animals and workers well, and this clean eating is gaining in popularity.
You can’t “catch” psoriasis by touching someone who has it. Flare-ups can arise when people are stressed or experience a traumatic event, and smoking, heavy alcohol use, and being overweight can also aggravate it.
Chewing your food releases aromas that travel from your mouth and throat to the nose. Without smell, we can detect only 5 basic tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and umami (savory).
Rheumatoid arthritis is a problem in the immune system, which protects the body from germs and infections, when it mistakenly attacks the joints.
While the virus has been widespread in countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, this declaration is consistent with Florida’s proactive approach in combating Zika.
Researchers will monitor potential infections among group of U.S. athletes traveling to Brazil.
Want to test your own sense of pitch? There is an online version of the Distorted Tunes Test, a standardized survey in use for over 50 years.
Recent studies on Myopia (nearsightedness) suggest that increased myopia in children might be related to kids spending less time outdoors.
I know that stress is part of the human experience, and our bodies are designed to react to it; think fight or flight, but anything in excess is problematic.
Leisure-time physical activity such as walking, running, or swimming is associated with a reduced risk of developing 13 different types of cancer, a new study reports.
The risk of heat-related health problems increases with age, here are tips on how older adults can stay safer in hot weather.
Some vaccines require a series of shots to trigger a strong immune response. The protection of other vaccines can fade over time, so booster shots may be needed.
Allergy is one of the most common long-term health conditions. “Over the past several decades, the prevalence of allergies has been increasing,” says Dr. Paivi Salo, an allergy expert at NIH.
The key to healthy aging is to engage fully in life, mentally, physically, and socially. “Transitioning to older years isn’t about sitting in a rocking chair and letting the days slip by,” Bernard says.
Florida State College at Jacksonville’s North Campus invites faculty, staff, students and the community to visit the 2016 Health Literacy Fair to enjoy no-cost health and wellness related activities.