The evidence continues to pour in about the importance of Vitamin D in preventing and healing disease. Now, a new genome study from Oxford University has linked vitamin D deficiency to a wide range of diseases and has shown the extent to which vitamin D interacts with our DNA.
In these tough economic times, I hear a lot about healthcare. But no matter what your opinion on the new healthcare laws, the truth is that modern medicine still focuses on disease instead of wellness. In my opinion, that’s simply the wrong approach!
Many of us have a cabinet full of herbs and spices we use to help improve the flavor our meals. What many may not realize is how much common kitchen herbs and spices can also help improve our health.
Its odor is unmistakable. It is a staple of cooking everywhere. And for decades it has been the subject of medical testing. Aside from being tasty, how much can garlic do for our health?
Is the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which bills itself as the “advisor to the nation on health,” trying to make you sick?
Vioxx may be gone--but it certainly hasn't been forgotten, and some researchers seem to have much fonder memories of it than the rest of us.
We Americans are doing better than you might think on aging. Contrary to how bad things sound on the news, the truth is, we have more centenarians than any other country in the world. But if you look at average life spans, it’s Okinawans who live longer than any other people on Earth.
It’s becoming achy season. The time of year when bodies get sore due to a virus that is going around - causing sore throats, headaches and fatigue along with achiness.
Dr. JJ Dugoua and Jennifer Lyall talk about vitamin D. The discuss what functions vitamin D serves in the body, how much to take, and what happens if you're deficient.
When we think of chicken soup and health, we think of sick days spent lying in bed with a cold or the flu, finding solace in a yummy bowl of warm soup. Little did we know that chicken soup may have benefits beyond being a source of comfort food during sickness; chicken cartilage may actually help with arthritis.