Anxious About Anxiety?

You’re not anxious about going on vacation or performing a pleasant task. You’re enthusiastic (but not enthused). You could be anxious about going to the dentist or to defend your last income tax…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

What is AMD? When given a checklist to rank their greatest health-related fears, most adults didn’t choose cancer or heart disease as number one. Of more than ten thousand people surveyed during an…

Truth About Magnesium Stearate

We’ve all seen pitchmen, the medium-pressure peddlers who unashamedly try to lure us to their side of the street with great deals on auto insurance or oxygenated household cleaners. Forceful voices…

The Skinny On Skin: Zap The Zits and More

It seems to happen just when the prom is a week away, or on the day before your date with the most popular gal or guy in school. You get a pimple big enough to get its own name, like Everest or…

Why Bother Exercising?

In our earnest attempts to maintain physical fitness and overall wellness, we occasionally overdo it. Strengthening the muscles and the cardiovascular system, fine tuning athletic skills for a…

What Is A Hiatal – Or Hiatus – Hernia?

There is an oval shaped opening in the diaphragm through which the esophagus passes on its way to the stomach. The esophagus is regulated by a sphincter muscle that opens when we swallow to let food…