2018 Hepatitis A Outbreak in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified an outbreak of hepatitis A in several counties, including Jefferson County. It is recommended that residents in Jefferson, Bullitt,...

Respiratory Infection Side Effects

Respiratory infections are viral infections that can affect the nose, throat, airways and lungs. They are also known as acute respiratory infections, upper respiratory...

Fix Your Posture, Change Your Life

Was your mom always bugging you to fix your posture and stand up straight? Turns out that yet again, she was right. Good posture...

Possible Causes of Back Pain

Persistent back pain affects millions of Americans to some degree and is a leading cause of disability. One of the challenges is that there...

Depression or Anxiety? How to Tell the Difference.

What are known as mood disorders or affective disorders are mental health conditions where a person feels sad or worried much of...

5 Supplements Men Should Take

The best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need is through food. In theory, a balanced diet should provide everything a man’s...

5 Stretches You Should Do Every Day

When we think of stretching we tend to picture it in the context of preparing for or winding down after a workout. Those are...

Ew! Avoid Locker Room Germs While Getting Fit

You go to the gym to get healthy, so the last thing you want to do is walk out with a bug that might...

Do You Have a Sugar Problem?

By now, you might be tired of hearing health types rag on sugar. Yeah, too much contributes to obesity, diabetes and heart disease, but…it’s...

What are Hyper-Functional Beverages?

Hyper-functional beverages, sometimes simply called functional beverages, are consumable liquids that contain ingredients intended to convey specific health benefits or improve a particular function...

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