How viruses like the flu can damage your vocal cords
Winter is always a difficult season, with upper respiratory infections such as the common cold, cough and worst of all, the flu. It is quite common to experience laryngitis during an upper respiratory infection or
The stress of a new job or a public speaking engagement can make your palms sweaty, your heart race and your stomach clench. The mind and body are inextricably linked and, unfortunately, mental stress can lead to real health problems. When stress levels stay high day after day, your heart health may suffer the consequences. The research is ongoing as to whether chronic stress directly causes heart disease. But what is clear is that stress can indirectly raise the risk of heart disease.
Holding a Grudge? Why It Can Be Damaging to Your Health
Named among the Best Hospitals in America by US News World Report for 19 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system.
Utah due for damaging earthquake: How you and your family can prepare
(KSTU) -- An magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Alaska is bringing up conversations about natural disaster preparedness in Utah—a place prone to similar seismic activity. The Utah Division of Emergency Management says Utah experiences about 700 to 800 earthquakes a year. While most aren’t big enough to feel, the possibility of a large one looms.
How the Springtime Sun Can Fool You and Damage Your Skin
Don't wait until it's hot to start wearing sunscreen
How Cigarettes Damage Your Body
The American Heart Association helps you learn how cigarettes damage your body.
How cold, flu, and allergy symptoms can hurt your voice
Voice strain from colds, the flu, and allergies means missed work for vocal athletes like teachers and singers. But there are ways to prevent permanent damage.
How to Repair ObamaCare’s Fiscal Damage
Repealing the Affordable Care Act could reduce the federal deficit as much as $1 trillion over a decade.
8 Tips for Protecting Your Skin Against Damaging UV Rays
We’ve heard the advice from dermatologists for years. We can reduce our risk of skin cancer if we limit our exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays and stay away from indoor tanning beds. But are we following that advice?
Tips to Avoid Sun Damage
What you can do to keep your skin safe and prevent skin cancer.
How GERD Affects Your Vocal Cords
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a common digestive disorder that can cause heartburn, lead to persistent dry cough, and trigger symptoms of asthma. It happens when the lower muscles in your esophagus don't fully close as usual, allowing your stomach's contents to move back into the esophagus.
Synthetic vocal cords may someday heal the voices of singers like Julie Andrews -- whose legendary voice was permanently damaged in a 1997 operation. Filmed ...
A Look at How Asthma Can Affect Your Vocal Cords
Many patients with asthma also suffer from vocal cord dysfunction (VCD). While the two problems can overlap, they are separate medical conditions. People with VCD experience the closing in of one or both vocal cords upon inhaling. This can lead to symptoms similar to asthma, such as shortness of breath, throat tightness, and wheezing. One …
What can I do to fight the flu?
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - If you suddenly got sick this week, it might be the flu.The virus is just starting to spread in the Tri-State. The flu is a virus that unlike any other, doesn't tend to come on over a number of days like a cold or other virus. The flu
How the creeping privatisation of healthcare is damaging the NHS
Massive expansion of private healthcare provision in NHS is 'far too radical an experiment' that could go 'catastrophically wrong', expert warns
5 Tips to Shade Yourself from Sun Damage
This originally appeared on LiveWellNewYork.com . Summer may be drawing to an end, but protecting yourself sun damage is important all year round. Now is the perfect time to brush up on your sun protection knowledge. Before you learn how to protect yourself, you need to know what you’re up against. How does the sun damage skin? UV radiation is responsible for skin damage. Short wavelength…
4 personal trainers warn that too much HIIT could be damaging to your health — here's what you...
Swapping out some of your HIIT classes for low intensity yoga or breath-work could be beneficial and actually result in fat loss, too.
How to fend off skin damage and illness while you travel
Flying can take its toll on your body. From the dry air on the plane to the jet lag and the dehydration, you might not feel your best when you arrive at
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We're detailing just how to get your body in balance quickly after a sugar binge. How to recover from a sugar binge...
What are the symptoms of the flu?
Your complete source for flu information www.flu.gov Dr. Bruce Gellin explains what the common symptoms of the flu are. Dr. Bruce Gellin is the Direct...