Healthy USM


Maybe you've put on a few extra pounds. Now your yearly blood work comes back showing high triglycerides. Find out what you can do to lower that number.
A number of nutrients can help keep your eyes healthy, and some may even improve your eyesight!
You can get the shine back on your smile with a variety of teeth-whitening methods. There are pros and cons to brightening up at the dentist's office or with an at-home kit.
“Sure, doc, I eat all my veggies and exercise every day.” Many of us are guilty of these little white lies.
Adults who pursue artistic, crafts, and social activities may stay mentally sharp longer, a new study suggests.
A healthy diet, physical activity and brain exercises can help slow mental decline in people at risk for dementia, a new study suggests.
For people who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim belly fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits, a new study suggests.
Most people eat much more sodium (salt) than they need. This can lead to health problems like high blood pressure.
While we know that eating whole foods and exercising regularly can improve health, did you ever stop to think that practicing gratitude can also lead to better health?
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling said that it was his use of smokeless tobacco for 30 years that caused oral cancer that required both radiation and chemotherapy


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