The Truth About Heart Health and Wine Consumption

The notion that red wine is good for your health, particularly your heart, has become popular in recent years due in large part to media dissemination of half-truths, partial facts, and very small studies. It is very important to clearly understand the relationship...
Do You Know All the Triggers of a Heart Attack?

Do You Know All the Triggers of a Heart Attack?

Do you know if your habits and activities could cause a heart attack? Yes, genetics are a factor, but your lifestyle is a major contributor. What you eat, how you manage stress, whether you exercise regularly, and other controllable behaviors can all affect your...
What Is a Leg Ulcer?

What Is a Leg Ulcer?

A leg ulcer refers to a break in the skin of the leg. Normally, these breaks occur due to injury and heal normally within one to two weeks. Chronic leg ulcers, however, are characterized by breaks in the skin that allow bacteria and air to access the leg’s...
Diet Trends: Intermittent Fasting  

Diet Trends: Intermittent Fasting  

Diet trends come and go, but one seems to have been around for the ages: intermittent fasting. Recommended for weight loss by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, and observed in several religious practices, intermittent fasting isn’t the newest idea. But it is...