Hiccups may result from a large meal, alcoholic beverages or sudden excitement. In some cases, hiccups may be a sign of an underlying medical condition. For most people, a bout of hiccups usually lasts only a few minutes. Rarely, hiccups may persist for months. This can result in malnutrition and exhaustion.
Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. While exposure to radon is common, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicates that Middlesex County is at increased risk for exposure to harmful levels of radon.
As you celebrate this holiday season and enjoy the company of family and friends, delicious delicacies are in abundance. How do you indulge without overdoing it?
Statistics show that 82 percent of runners get injured. This means that it is important to listen to your body. You must make sure it is working properly.
Yes, it is time to celebrate the brewed drink that is often credited with giving us bursts of energy. Coffee, prepared from roasted coffee beans, contains about 95 milligrams of caffeine in an 8-ounce cup – something cherished by those who are always on the go. But is it worth celebrating? Is coffee harmful to your health?
When the weather is nice, you may get the urge to exercise outside. However, before you head out for that run, make your way to the closest trail for your hike or join your friends to play a recreational sport, make sure that you are prepared to battle the heat.
We all experience pleasurable moments, but we may sometimes wonder what we can do to be happier.
School is about to start, and that means getting back into your daily routine. When life gets hectic, you may easily forget that both you and your family should continue to live a healthy lifestyle – despite the homework, sports games and other time-consuming activities. Staying healthy means being mindful of both your fitness level and what you eat.
Looking for a new doctor, visiting a physician’s office or preparing for surgery can be overwhelming. It may be difficult to understand what a procedure entails and the care instructions involved, and sometimes, a diagnosis can make you nervous or upset. Still, it’s your body, and it is important for you to be an active participant in the health care process.