Is Your Weight Putting You at Higher Risk of Getting Cancer?

By Meredith Whittemore While the American Cancer Society’s latest report is celebrating a decline in cancer deaths overall, some cancers linked to obesity tell a different story. The report says death rates from cancer have dropped 27 percent over the past 25 years. Much of that drop is attributed to a reduction in smoking, and [Continue Reading]

Food Allergies Aren’t Just Kid Stuff

By Evan Koch Food allergies are dominating headlines, altering nutrition labels and changing the way products get marketed in the United States. Although not as common as in children, food allergies can affect adults. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), an estimated 26 million U.S. adults, or [Continue Reading]

Brown Eyes Giving You the Blues?

By Caryn Gebhard Following weeks of holiday gatherings, activities and celebrations, the month of January can leave you feeling blue, especially if you have brown eyes. According to a study published in the Open Access Journal of Behavioral Science & Psychology, individuals with dark eye colors may be more prone to depression than their lighter [Continue Reading]

Less Than Two Weeks to Marathon: You Should be Tapering

By Drew Munhausen The last thing a runner wants to be told less than two weeks before a marathon? Slow down. For those unexperienced with marathon training, slowing down right before the big race might seem a bit contradictory. However, experts say that’s what runners should be doing if they plan on running the 2019 Chevron [Continue Reading]

What Every Parent Should Know About the Teen Vaping Epidemic

By Monica Kalra, DO After decades of work by advocates to curtail youth smoking rates, children are once again getting hooked on nicotine, posing serious risks to their developing brains. Vaping has become an epidemic among America’s teens, with one in every five high school students reporting electronic cigarette use in 2018. This is a [Continue Reading]