Categories for Health & Fitness

Access to Good Food as Preventive Medicine

April 9, 2014 8:16 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 4285
The 38-year-old man entered the hospital with a big toe oozing pus and a blood sugar that was three times the normal level. After treating a bone infection and amputating his toe, his doctors and nurses taught him how to manage his diabetes, including what foods to eat. The man told them that the infection… View Article

The Latest ‘Health’ Craze Is Weed Vaporizers

March 10, 2014 10:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 3203
From a distance, the VapeXhale could pass for an offbeat glass vase or decorative knickknack, a conversation piece. On closer inspection, it warrants even more curiosity. The cylindrical base has a single dial and an on-off switch, like the base of a slim blender. But this $450 device is designed specifically for the consumption of marijuana. As… View Article

Shape Up: 5 Apps to Get Your Health In Check

September 20, 2013 10:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2954
You want to get in shape but can’t find time or money. Personal trainers and gym memberships can burn a hole in your pocket. Kick the extra expenses by turning to your iPhone for all of your nutrition and exercise plans. We’ve curated our top 5 Health and Excersise apps to keep track of diet… View Article

Looser Rules for Life-Saving E-Cigs

August 29, 2013 8:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3496
When I took my first drag on an e-cigarette I was a hardened, black-lunged smoker with no intention of quitting. I had an acute awareness that I was hurtling toward an early grave, but I’d grown accustomed to it; like I was already living with terminal lung cancer but hadn’t developed a tumor yet. Smokers… View Article

Johnny Depp and Other Celebs Making E-Cigs Popular

August 23, 2013 8:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3489
Johnny Depp does it, along with other celebs like; Bradley Cooper, Leonardo DiCaprio, Stephen Dorff, Katherine Heigl, Cheryl Cole, Robert Pattinson, Kate Moss, Ron Wood, Charlie Sheen, Britney Spears, Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, and others who have not only endorsed the e-cig trend, but have also used the electronic replacement for cigarettes. (YouTube video of Kathrine… View Article

The Incredible Cigarette That Doesn’t Cause Cancer Is Changing The World

August 2, 2013 8:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3376
In the past decade, big tobacco has finally developed and marketed a cigarette* that does not cause cancer**. It’s the closest we’ve come to a cancer-free cigarette, which tobacco companies have been fantasizing about since the 1950s. But there are a few catches. *First, they are arguably not even cigarettes, without the tobacco content or… View Article

The Rise Of E-Smoke

July 10, 2013 8:48 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3440
Puff, puff, pass the e-cigarette. To the tune of about $2 billion in retails sales this year. That’s a lot of smokeless vapor for an industry that only a few years ago looked like a fad. Now with substantial consumer adoption and brands and techies on the bandwagon, e-smoke might be the next big thing to… View Article