It’s never too late to get active

A study in more than 30,000 heart patients shows that becoming active later in life can be nearly as beneficial to survival as continued activity. The research is presented at ESC Congress 2021. “These encouraging findings highlight how patients with coronary heart disease may benefit by preserving or adopting a…

It’s never too early to begin healthy eating habits

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Brazil found that when health workers were trained to promote infant healthy feeding practices to pregnant women their children consumed less fats and carbohydrates at 3 years of age and had…

You should never put Vaseline on a sunburn. Here’s why

As most of us know, sunburns aren’t just unsightly, they can be incredibly uncomfortable, too. Just a few hours in direct sunlight can lead to painful, tender skin that feels hot to the touch (via Mayo Clinic). A little more exposure can cause swelling, fluid-filled blisters, headaches, fever, nausea, and…

Things you should never buy at a pawn shop

There was a time not so long ago when pawn shops were seen as being shady, scary places where no one would ever go unless they were truly desperate. Then along came reality TV, which gave birth to Pawn Stars, and now everybody thinks pawn shops are all staffed by…