Making strong choices every day
They say “you are what you eat,” but you’re actually the result of many things. The exercise and rest you get. What you drink and what you breathe. Even your genes and the company you keep. It all contributes to your physical, mental, social, and spiritual wellbeing.
You may also be managing the health of your family-a big and potentially rewarding responsibility. Read on and discover ways for living a good life together. Enjoy the best “you” you all can be.
Low Testosterone: 4 Things You Need to Know
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone. It plays a key role in enabling a man's sex drive and reproductive capabilities. Testosterone levels naturally decline as men age, a condition sometimes referred to as low testosterone or low-T. When testosterone levels fall, a man may notice symptoms that include fatigue, loss of muscle and bone mass, and sexual dysfunction.
Baby-Led Weaning: The Facts Behind the Fad
Baby-led weaning is becoming increasingly popular among parents. Fewer and fewer parents are buying pureed baby food during these formative months. But is this fad scientifically sound or will parents have to revert back to the older methods? Here's what Wendi Carlton, MD, a physician at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Arizona, had to say about how this type of weaning works and its health benefits.
6 Tips for Choosing Safe Toys for Kids
Just as you'd make sure your home is safe for your kids, you should make sure their playthings are, too. Toy-related injuries are more common than you think -- they send more than 250,000 kids to the emergency room each year. But don't worry: Finding safe toys for kids just takes a little know-how.
Pens, Pumps, and Plungers: A Quick Guide to Insulin Options
Most diabetics undergo insulin replacement treatment when the beta cells in the pancreas stop producing the hormone that brings sugar into cells. Before the advent of modern medicine, when the beta cells stopped doing their job, that was the end of the road.