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How many times have you heard that screen time is bad for adolescent mental health? As a pediatrician, I’ve told many families that small amounts of screen time are fine, but large amounts of screen time are associated with higher rates of loneliness, anxiety, and depression. That’s been what the research has been suggesting, and …

A healthy lifestyle encompasses all of the components of healthy living, eating food which your body finds highly nutritious, exercising the body on a consistent basis, getting enough rest and sleep, drinking plenty of fresh water etc. The real way to maintain that kind of lifestyle is to take action on all of those things …

Lilongwe, Malawi – It is a busy mid-morning at Achikondi Women’s Clinic in Area 23, a township in Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe, and Glory Honde is holding her healthy baby girl in a blanket. She gave birth here three months ago and is back to have her daughter weighed. About 10 more women – some pregnant, others who …

This isn’t exactly news because it came to light several years ago, but chocolate isn’t the health food it was proclaimed to be, say, 5 or so years ago. Yet people still seem to think it is – so they eat it and tell themselves it’s good for them. Why they do that? Well, they …

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chicago police officer has been honored for diffusing a situation with an individual who was having a mental health episode. Several months ago, Officer Chuck Trendle responded to a call at the Access Community Health Network center, where he used de-escalation techniques to get a woman to go to an in-patient …

The pace of this changing world only seems to get faster and with it ever-increasing global health problems. One of the most significant on the increase appears to be the problem of obesity. It brings with it not only major health issues such as heart problems and diabetes but also the emotional roller coaster that …

Concord University will soon provide quality health care on campus. The ribbon was cut Wednesday morning for the Student Health Center located on the first floor of Wooddell Hall. The idea is to meet the holistic health needs of the students through easy and accessible health care. A physician assistant and registered nurse will be …

As a personal trainer I have come across many people who make countless excuses as to why they haven’t, or in their opinion, can not succeed in terms of living a healthy lifestyle. Not enough time to workout, not enough money to afford a gym pass, not enough energy to be active, the list goes …

RALEIGH — When State Treasurer Dale Folwell took office in early 2017, he found North Carolina’s state health plan to be in even worse shape than he originally thought. Costs were soaring. The terms of the plan’s contracts with medical providers were unclear. And the unfunded liability for retiree health benefits is enormous, in the …

A few years ago eggs were thought to be the culprit in producing artery clogging cholesterol in the blood (all of the cholesterol is in the yolk of the egg). But in recent years, the School of Public Health at Harvard University had traced over 100,000 nurses for about 10 to 12 years and could …