Archive for February, 2012

 

Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Problems with this Vitamin

Posted on February 24th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

In the past few years, studies have shown that having high levels of vitamin D can help protect against chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, infections, and multiple sclerosis. Now, findings reveal a new promising benefit: vitamin D can help prevent eye aging. The Effects of Vitamin D3 on Eye Health While people often […]

 
 

Precautions for Exercising Outdoors During Cold Months

Posted on February 20th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola sends a warning to individuals who exercise outdoors during cold months, especially on days with negative temperatures. Although it’s relatively safe to do so, he says that you should take certain precautions, and pay close attention to signs and indications of specific cold-weather dangers. The three primary hazards you […]

 
 

The Link Between Cancer and Cell Phones

Posted on February 13th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

Several countries have imposed regulations in order to limit cell phone use. Among the many countries that have proposed adopting a precautionary approach for limited cell phone use is Canada. Health Canada is encouraging Canadians to limit call length and resort to relatively safer options like text messaging or using a hands-free device. Other countries […]

 
 

WARNING: Manicures Can Spread the Hepatitis B Infection

Posted on February 1st, 2012 by author  |  4 Comments »

A manicure or pedicure may not be as safe as you think. A recent study shows that going to nail salons may increase your risk of having chronic hepatitis (specifically Hepatitis B) because of sharp instruments that carry a risk of infection if they are re-used. According to Woman’s Health Channel: “It’s not just nail […]