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COVID-19 is scary, but the flu is still a threat

With the focus of the entire world on the dangers of coronavirus, worrying about the flu seems to have fallen through the cracks. While it’s true that COVID-19 warrants our attention, experts are warning that the standard flu is still dangerous… and with good reason. In fact, this flu season has seen up to 45…

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The weight loss super seed you should know about

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight (like so many of us are) you’ve probably tried everything. From chugging apple cider vinegar and detox teas to soup diets and coffee enemas, there’s no shortage of fad diets or weight-loss formulas to choose from. If you’ve been searching for your next weight-loss method, I’ve got one…

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5 tips to ‘pass’ on painful gas

When my kids were little, they thought passing gas was hilarious. As adults, if we’re lucky, gas just embarrasses us. If we’re unlucky, it can leave us doubled over in pain. If you live with painful gas, you understand just how much it can disrupt your life. You have to change your plans, skip out…

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6 weird habits elevate cholesterol

High cholesterol, like heart disease itself, is considered a “silent killer.” You could be living with dangerously high cholesterol but not show a single symptom… until you end up having a heart attack or stroke. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that the number of Americans living with high cholesterol is off the…

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