Natural Health

Health is more than just the absence of illness. It is a positive feeling of vitality, energy, optimism and an overall sense of well-being. True health is being able to say “I feel good” for no particular reason other than being alive. More and more people watch what they...

Weight Loss

Bariatric Surgery Procedures: Things You Should Be Aware Of When all other measures fail to control morbid obesity, weight loss surgery is a source of hope to the overweight. American doctors perform weight loss surgery over 140,000 times a year. The oldest form of weight loss surgery is the...

What medications are used in the treatment of asthma?

Most asthma medications work by relaxing bronchospasm (bronchodilators) or reducing inflammation (corticosteroids). In the treatment of asthma, inhaled medications are generally preferred over tablet or liquid medicines, which are swallowed (oral medications). Inhaled medications act directly on the airway surface and airway muscles where the asthma problems initiate. Absorption...

Washington’s Diet Can Make You Fat and Sick

Last October, embarrassing e-mails leaked from New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene disclosed that officials had stretched the limits of credible science in approving a 2009 antiobesity ad, which depicted a stream of soda pop transforming into human fat as it left the bottle. “The idea...