Two years ago, my husband had a near fatal car accident on his drive home from visiting our daughter; this accident was due to his blood sugar dropping dangerously low. I was out of town when everything occurred, and we are truly blessed that he didn’t injure other drivers on the road that morning.
Looking for another reason to love your body? How about the fact that it burns calories all by itself- as long as you don’t get in the way. Even while sitting around doing nothing, our bodies are continuously burning calories.
Boosting metabolism is the holy grail of many weight loss programs being promoted today. Many of us may long for a speedy metabolism, but how fast our body burn calories depends on several factors such as:
January is Thyroid Awareness Month, and if you ask friends, family, and colleagues what they know about their thyroid, chances are they’ll tell you they are pretty sure they have one, but have no clue what it does.
The lack of awareness about the existence of our thyroid gland is alarming since an estimated 15 million Americans currently have undiagnosed thyroid problems.
Ensuring our thyroid gland is healthy and functioning properly is important to our overall well-being.
Nearly 79 million Americans are currently living with HPV (human papillomavirus), which remains the leading cause of cervical cancer among women today. Most individuals living with HPV don’t even realize they are infected.
The Good News?
At one time, cervical cancer was one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. However, over the past few decades the cervical cancer death rate has been reduced by over half, primarily due to the increased use of screening tests.
Whether your 2015 was an all-around good year or one you hope to forget, you will likely want to send it off with a bang.
New Year’s Eve is a night to have fun and celebrate the coming year while reminiscing about the past 365 days with family and friends. For millions, it’s the largest and most anticipated celebration of the year.
If hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration at home with family and friends, attending a house party, or traveling out of town, take precautions to help ensure you and your companions are safe and sound when the clock strikes midnight.