Health Articles

Exercise

Exercise May Improve Gut Health

By Casey King

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]egular exercise is one of the cornerstones for a healthy lifestyle. A new study published in the journal Gut, says that regular exercise also can improve gut bacteria which in turn boosts the immune system and reduces obesity. Having a healthy gut provides for an opportunity of maintaining good health over a long period of…

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Autistic Boy

The Cost of Supporting Someone with Autism

By Casey King

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ts tough enough having a child with Autism. It can also be pretty tough when deciding to take them out to a public place. They run away without warning and the sprint of your life begins. I can remember my son when he was about six years old just sprinting away from me once he…

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Diabetes

Does your significant other have Type 2 Diabetes?

By Casey King

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ccording to a new study published in the journal BMC Medicine, if a person has type 2 diabetes, then his or her spouse may also develop it as well.

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Food Marketing

Food Marketing: The Art of Making Food Sound Healthy for You

By Casey King

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ords like gluten-free and whole-grain will bombard anyone entering a grocery store now a days. The question becomes are these products actually healthy for you? Products like Cherry 7Up carry an antioxidant label that want people to believe that this particular product might not be so bad for you. A recent study conducted at the…

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Overweight

Emotional Overeating

By Casey King

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]e have all been there. Imagine for a second being in front of your kitchen pantry. People at work have said, “Wow that new diet of yours must working. It looks like you have lost some weight, great job!” It’s true that new diet of yours just might be working indeed. For right now though…

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Music

Musical Instruments and Children with ADHD

By Casey King

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] new study published in the journal PLOS One find that musical training may improve executive brain function as compared to those with no musical training. Executive function is defined as processes in the brain responsible for retaining information, decision making, problem solving and regulating behavior.

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Mother

Happy Mother’s Day!

By Casey King

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ometimes I wonder why my mother put up with my antics. I know I wasn’t an easy kid while I was growing up. She was a tough mother and I was always the kid looking for an easy way out.

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