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  • Nose job carries it complications when person's own ribs used as grafts
    'Nose jobs' using own rib cartilage linked to some complications
    Using a patient’s own rib cartilage (called “autologous”) for a nose job (rhinoplasty) appears to have low rates of overall complications, but scarring at the rib site where cartilage is removed does occur, and revision surgery...
  • Butt implants
    Don’t be the butt of jokes: know the risks of butt augmentation
    More and more women are opting for cosmetic augmentation consisting of latest fad - injections -- butt injections. No longer are breast implants, facelifts and Botox the only “in” things to do the latest is now the butt injection....
  • Holiday heart attack and other nutritional perils of the holidays
    Holiday heart attack and other nutritional perils of the holidays
    With the arrival of Thanksgiving quickly followed by Christmas and New Years, there is one topic that is a bit more serious and one difficult to discuss during such a festive time ... illness and in particular a holiday heart attack.Thanksgiving...
  • Skincare Secrets Of The Past Revealed
    Skincare Secrets Of The Past Revealed
    Good skincare and healthy life choices can help delay the natural aging process, so it’s no surprise that products and trends are constantly changing. Let’s take a look back at how skincare crazes have evolved over the last seven...
  • 13 strategies to control holiday baking and eating special treats
    13 strategies to control holiday baking and eating special treats
    Holiday baking is a challenge for many. This can be more challenging when you have a lot of special holiday baking treat recipes that you want to bake and taste and you friends and family are also baking their favorites that you just have to...
  • Flu and Heart Attacks
    Heart attacks may Increase with the flu.
    We held a survey on our site, Lifelong Health about immunizations, and most of us answered we were going to get a flu shot. This study is another reason to be glad you have gotten a flu shot, or convince you to go get one. Thiis study shows the...
  • Let's think about this
    Listen to your body and also pay attention to these signs.
    Our bodies speak loud and clear, we should listen, but we can also look at these obvious signs that are staring back at us in the mirror. Sheila Long is a nurse. She feels bad she did not do more to help prevent her husband’s fatal heart...
  • More strategies for avoiding holiday mindless eating and weight gain
    More strategies for avoiding holiday mindless eating and weight gain
    A weight gain of 0.8 pounds over the holidays may not seem excessive to the average person, until you consider that this gain is accumulative year to year and not lost by the time the next holiday season arrives.If you missed the first 6...
  • How to avoid holiday mindless eating and weight gain - Part 1
    How to avoid holiday mindless eating and weight gain - Part 1
    Here is Part 1 of a 2 part series on "How to avoid holiday mindless eating & weight gain."Previous studies over the years have suggested that the average adult gains between 0.4 and 1.8 pounds each year. According to a National...
  • Candy - marketed as healthy?
    Candy - marketed as healthy?
    Buying candy, not only chocolate, for the holidays or anytime puts us in close proximity to a wide range of candy selections in the candy isle, creating a temptation to purchase a supply of our favorite brand for home. If that does not temp us...
  • Women eating a biscuit
    Eating healthy during the Holiday Season.
    With Thanksgiving coming up tomorrow, it will bring the start of the holiday eating season. Along with that, it will bring the start of holiday parties and celebrations. It is usually a time of the year where the diet tends to fall off the tracks...
  • Salad
    More important than ever to eat your veggies
    More and more, the experts in better health and weight loss recommend consuming quantities of vegetables. One of the latest to do so is Joan Borysenko. In her new book Plant Plus Diet Solution she says a pound per day is optimal.Joan and her...
  • Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton
    Stop Bullying Monica Lewinsky!
    Sixteen years ago at the young age of twenty-two, Monica Lewinsky was one of many White House intern working with President Bill Clinton. Lewinsky’s name made headline news once it became known that she was manipulated by the President of...
  • UCLA study paves the way to more effective melanoma treatment
    UCLA study paves the way to more effective melanoma treatment
    Last September, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pembrolizumab, which was found to be affective against melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Sadly, not all melanoma patients benefit from the treatment and UCLA Jonsson...
  • FDA proposes new food labeling guidelines
    FDA proposes new food labeling guidelines
    It’s taken almost four years, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced proposed changes to the current food labeling which is almost 20 years old.The major changes fall into three specific categories:more accurate...