Blood Disorders 101

Blood Disorders 101

Blood disorders are conditions that affect red and white blood cells, and the smaller circulating cells known as platelets. All three cell types originate within the bone marrow, the soft tissue inside your bones, and blood disorders can prevent these cells from operating correctly. Blood disorders can also impact plasma, the liquid part of blood,…

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, new research claims

Drinking up to four cups of coffee a day can cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, new research claims

Whether or not coffee is good for us has always brewed up a steamy storm of debate. Now, studies have shown drinking up to 4 cups a day can cut the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 23% and reduce high blood pressure too. Even decaffeinated coffee has been thought to have some health…

Drinking Alcohol In Moderation Could Lower Risk For Heart Conditions, New Study Finds

Drinking Alcohol In Moderation Could Lower Risk For Heart Conditions, New Study Finds

A study out of the UK finds that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol could be good for many heart conditions. However, one study in Japan linked even just a little bit of alcohol to increased cancer risk. So, the jury is still out on how beneficial or detrimental alcohol can be on your overall health….

Taking Ibuprofen During a Cold Makes You 3.4 Times More Likely to Have a Heart Attack

Taking Ibuprofen During a Cold Makes You 3.4 Times More Likely to Have a Heart Attack

Physical pain affects each of us at one time or another in our lives. It’s in those times that we realize what a gift our good health is, and we do what we can to ease the discomfort we’re feeling, often with pills, drugs, and pharmaceutical medicine. NSAID is an abbreviation for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs….

Working Long Hours Increases Risk of Stroke by 45 Percent, New Study Says

Working Long Hours Increases Risk of Stroke by 45 Percent, New Study Says

Americans work hard. For many, this is a source of pride and accomplishment. But working long hours habitually could put your health at risk. A study published in AHA Journals in June 2019 shows that working 10 hours or more per day could increase your risk of a stroke. A stroke is when blood a…