Skipping breakfast could be bad for your heart

Skipping breakfast could have negative consequences for your heart health.

While the cliche “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” has been around for some time, the evidence to support this claim keeps rolling in. The latest finding? Men who skip breakfast are more likely to have a heart attack.
According to a study published in the July 2013 issue of the…

Study: Diet soda won’t help you lose weight

According to a new study, diet soda can be detrimental to your health.

For those with careers in health care, like medical assisting and nursing, it’s important to keep up to date on new medical research so they can provide the best information possible to their patients. For college students who rely heavily on diet soda to stay awake during long study sessions,…

Affordable Care Act confuses some, lifts others

The Affordable Care Act has been confusing for some and a blessing for others.

As the health care exchanges that were set up under the Affordable Care Act continue to be haltingly implemented, millions of Americans are trying to understand their insurance options. It’s become a murky process for many, whether they had a policy previously or they are trying to sign up for a…

“Quitting Smoking is easy – I do it all the time!”

Stop Smoking

Unfortunately it’s true. People try to give up smoking regularly, the problem is that not many succeed for good. It’s an addiction, and tough to give up permanently, or as I like to say, “for life”. If you’re a smoker looking for inspiration and help quitting, why not join The Great American…

Genetically Modified Food (GMO) – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

GMO Pro's and Con's

The debate continues whether genetically modified organisms are out to save the world or destroy it. But the argument from either side is far from cut-an-dry. Lear the backstory on a few of the most pressing issues.

4 tips for staying awake on the job

Healthcare Worker Stress

If you’re pursuing a nursing career, chances are you’ll have to work a night shift every now and then. While it’s important to stay awake and alert no matter what job you do, when you work in health care it is critical because you are responsible for the well-being of patients.1 To make sure you…

What college students need to know about the Affordable Care Act

College students need to become versed in the Affordable Care Act.

The Affordable Care Act, one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in modern times, will begin its final phase of implementation when the state health care exchanges come online Oct. 1, 2013. Almost every part of American society will be affected by the new law, but college students…