5 Ways To Stop A Nagging Cough

Holiday shopping. Holiday parties. Airplanes. It seems like wherever you go this time of year, you’re bound to find someone coughing on you. Ick. Next thing you are familiar with, you’re coughing, too. How to stop your nagging coughing? We asked the experts. “Coughing is one of the most common reasons people visit their health…

When this is necessary antibiotics — and when you don’t

( CNN) You’re sick. You’re not sure what it is, but you know you would really love for this achy impression, stuffed-up head or painful cough “re going away”. So you go to the doctor and demand drugs. If recent research is any show, your physician will probably prescribe you an antibiotic, even if he…

Theater is therapy for kids with hearing loss

Culver City, California( CNN) Twenty years ago, Michelle Christie directed a stage performance. The performers were all students with hearing loss. As a teacher, Christie had been helping them learn to speak — and listen. Theater, she realise, brought a noticeable the process of improving their oral language skills and self-esteem. “When you have characters…

Limit screen time to protect your child’s heart, American Heart Association says

( CNN) Parents, there’s yet another reason to limit screen time for your kids: It could contribute to future heart disease. The latest advice comes from the American Heart Association, and reinforces existing recommendations to limit screen time for children and teens to no more than one to two hours a day. “Screen hour is…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not about doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten styles, their first line of investigation usually involves healthcare. Considering…

A Few Surprising Foods That Actually Have More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Donut

The phrase “sugary foods” probably brings a few things to mind: junk food, chocolate bars, donuts, and soft drinks. What you probably don’t think of are snacks that are generally accepted as “healthy” alternatives. Take Part wanted to illustrate just how sugary some normal foods are, so they compared their sugar content to that of…

I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity | Mark Boyle

Being healthy is not related to doctors, ambulances and technology. I use natural methods to keep my body in balance, writes Mark Boyle, the Guardians Life Without Technology columnist When people learn of my decided not to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten ways, their first line of investigation usually involves…

Healthcare and Trump’s travel ban: data proves success of physicians developed abroad

Research indicates slightly better outcomes for US patients treated by physicians trained outside US and many come from countries affected by Trump order American patients treated by internationally trained physicians have slightly better outcomes than those treated by their American-educated equivalents, a new survey has determined, as Donald Trumps ban on traveling from seven Muslim-majority…

My swimming odyssey:’ It felt like a last chance to prove what I was capable of’

It seemed like the ultimate challenge: a 5km swim between Greek islands. But would it help me deal with a trauma to come? I had always supposed I could swim. It may have been because I could run. It may well be because I wanted to swim. Or because I merely ever did 10 minutes…