Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let’s start with the good news: the number of adults smoking cigarettes continues to steadily decrease—currently only 15.5% of U.S. adults. Thanks to increased awareness and ongoing publicity surrounding traditional cigarettes, more and more adults recognize all of the harmful effects of smoking.

Published: 2018-11-19 08:00

Phew! It’s August, finally. The sweet spot of the year where the fun of summer starts winding down and anticipation for fall starts to build. However, if you’re a parent, August means something else entirely. It marks the beginning of the back-to-school rush.

Published: 2018-08-21 13:51

Spring is an idyllic time of year (at least from the indoors). Flowers are blooming, trees are budding and temperatures are warming. And for those of you who love the color yellow, you may be the only ones who are excited about seeing pollen e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e. For the rest of us, though, Springtime poses a bit of a dilemma.

Published: 2018-04-12 13:51

We all know that diet and exercise play a major role in heart health—it’s old news by now. So, if you’re someone who has their heart health routine down to a science—avoiding foods high in fat, sugar, and salt, and regularly getting moderate and vigorous exercise—there’s nothing to worry about, right? Maybe. Maybe not.

Published: 2018-02-10 13:51