To Your Health Newsletter

December, 2014 (Vol. 08, Issue 25)
Your No. 1 Holiday Wish:
A Night of Peaceful Sleep

Cramped work deadlines, family functions, last-minute mall dashes and "the holiday season" converge in a blinding whirl of stress and anxiety. Add inclement weather, the end of daylight savings and a few other negatives, and the health consequence in the overwhelming majority of cases is poor sleep. Here are some of the common culprits and what you can do to avoid them.

Winter Wellness 101

What's Causing That Cough?

Consumer Safety

Acid Suppressants Linked to Fracture Risk

Recovery Time

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Keep Happy This Winter

How to Avoid Seasonal Depression

Allergic to Food: A Major Economic Burden

We all know the physical impact of food allergies can range from a variety of unpleasant symptoms to a life-threatening experience. But what about the economic burden of food allergies, particularly childhood food allergies? It's steep, to say the least, according to a study in Pediatrics.

Not Just for Athletes: The Power of Whey

Whey protein consumption post-workout may be one of the most beneficial things one can do to maximize lean body mass. It is low-glycemic, but insulinogenic at the same time. This creates a unique opportunity for muscle growth without fat gain. Learn more about the power of whey.

When Work Hurts (the Feet): What You Can Do

Standing and walking on concrete and other types of rigid flooring during working hours is a significant source of foot discomfort and spinal complaints. A recent study involving an ideal subject group - police officers - suggests a potential solution to the problem.

Humor: It's Good for Your Brain

Heard a good joke lately? If you haven't, you're missing out on a good laugh – and the wellness benefits humor appears to provide.

Cell Health: Eating for Life

In part 1 of this two-part interview, nutritionist and author Dr. Greg Barston discusses hot topics in nutrition and how our diet affects cellular health.