Bright Light Therapy May Ease Pain & Increase Sleep for Fibromyalgia Patients

Written By: Alana Karran Fibromyalgia is a disorder with symptoms that include widespread pain on both sides of the body, fatigue, cognitive issues and sleep abnormalities. It is believed that repeated nerve stimulation changes the brain and impacts that way it processes pain signals. Neurotransmitters in the brain become more sensitive and overreact to pain […] Read More

The Benefits Of Foam Rolling

Whether you are new to working out or have had a dedicated practice for years, sometimes fitting in time to exercise can be challenging. Finding time for recovery on top of that can be almost impossible. Enter the foam roller. For those wondering what those firm colourful logs in the corner of the gym are, […] Read More

Hot 2017 Summer Fashion Trends

We are well into summer which means it’s time for summer sales. While I hope the warm weather sticks around a lot longer, fashion outlets are already eyeing fall and, lucky for us, looking to make room for fall fashion deliveries. Now is the perfect time to pick up some discounted items to boost your […] Read More

The Coconut Oil Debate

For the past few years, it has seemed as though every health magazine and site has been touting the benefits of coconut oil and its many uses. We were advised to cook with it, gargle with it, put it on our face, hair and skin – to name just a few uses. It was touted […] Read More

Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

By Robert Preidt Source: Medline Plus Many American teens may not get recommended vaccinations, and their parents might bear some of the blame, a new study suggests. The national poll of 614 parents with at least one teenager found that more than one-third didn’t know when their teen’s next vaccine was due. And half incorrectly […] Read More

Big Baby, Heavier Kid?

By Robert Preidt Source: https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_167252.html A study suggests these infants could benefit from early interventions to avoid obesity in childhood. Those chubby baby cheeks that everyone loves to squeeze may signal an increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at more than 10,000 children in the United States and found that those […] Read More

No Gym, No Problem!

Remember when getting your exercise was as easy as meeting Suzy on the monkey bars at recess? As I have gotten older it seems as though exercise has gotten more complicated, more specific and, definitely, more expensive. While I am a huge fan of the boutique studio workout, this summer I have ventured back in […] Read More

Better Money Management for Better Health: Building Your Emergency Savings Account

Written By Alana Karran One of the most important aspects of financial health is creating and maintaining personal savings. An emergency fund is designed to help you maintain a normal life when something unexpected happens, like losing your job, auto repairs, or a sudden health issue. According to financial experts, the emergency fund should cover […] Read More