- May 1st, 2014
A visit to the doctor can be overwhelming. Between finding the right office, figuring out insurance forms, and that sick kid coughing next to you in the lobby, you might feel more stressed out than you were when you booked your appointment. Then comes the doctor lingo and all the numbers. If you find yourself wondering: “What does this even mean?!”—you’re not alone.
- December 1st, 2013
20-24.9: Healthiest BMI for longevity according to an NIH study
15-18.5: Underweight BMI range associated with a 47 percent higher risk of death over 10 years
30-34.9: BMI range associated with a 44 percent higher risk of death
40-49.9: BMI range associated with a 250 percent higher risk of death
- September 1st, 2013
After a recent study, the debate on snacking (and whether it’s the snack itself or the frequency) can end.