To Your Health Newsletter

April, 2016 (Vol. 10, Issue 09)
Is Lack of Sleep Killing Our Teens?

Anyone can experience sleep problems, whether short or long term in nature, but research is revealing one population that may be at particular risk: teens. Even worse, some of the consequences are issues that already keep worried parents awake at night. Learn what the research says and how you can help keep your teen safe by helping them get enough sleep.


A Poor Choice for Relieving Your Back Pain

Your Body Is Sending You a Message

The Dangers of Texting

Rehab Corner

Getting Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Make Your Body Stronger as You Age

The Power of Exercise

Understand Your Headache and Your Treatment Options

Headaches are one of the most common disorders and among the most common reasons people seek professional health care, but too often, they don't turn soon enough (or at all) to one of the drug-free health care options that has been shown to help: chiropractic care.

Fast Food Could Be Even Worse for You

We don't know how chemicals called phthalates impact the body yet, but an increasing body of research suggests they could be problematic. If nothing else, it's another reason to ensure you eat less fast food as part of a healthy diet. Why are the two connected, you ask? Learn how here.

Vitamin D Fails to Help Knee OA? Questioning the Latest Research

A recent study suggests vitamin D supplementation is ineffective for knee osteoarthritis, but a closer look suggests two things: The findings deserve to be taken with a huge grain of salt, and they direct the conversation to the larger picture when it comes to the causes and treatment of OA.

Are You So Lonely You Could Die?

Loneliness could lead to more than just tears – it could be associated with an increased risk of life-threatening heart problems.

Eating Produce or Pesticides?

Check out the Environmental Working Group's "Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce" list of high- and low-residue fruits & veggies.

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