How should you talk to loved ones about their weight?

Some gain because of defective insulin function (CNN) – What are the magic words to use when a loved one’s weight is rising dangerously high? Unfortunately, there are none. “You’re not telling anyone something they don’t know,” warned Ed Abramson, a psychologist and professor at California State University. Most people are undoubtedly aware of their […]

Maternal deaths down globally, up in US

US is worse than any other developed nation (CNN) – The good news is that maternal mortality rates are declining worldwide. The bad news? The situation for women in the United States is a glaring exception. And in Texas, where clinics serving women have shuttered and their health interests have been battled all the way […]

Concerns On The Zika Virus Hit Pregnant Miami OB-GYN

The number of Zika cases is still causing alarm to the people of the State of Florida. Dr. Karla Maguire, an assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami, has been doing everything she knows to protect her unborn child from Zika. In an interview with CNN, Dr. Karla Maguire, an […]

Citrus Fruits Can Prevent Obesity-Related Diseases, Diabetes

Citrus fruits have always been known to have a lot of vitamins and substances like antioxidants that can help you stay healthy. A new study showed that these fruits can also help prevent harmful effects of obesity when included in a Western-style, high-fat diet. A recent study has revealed that including citrus fruits like oranges, […]

Firm Breasts Can Make Cancer Detection Harder

This is not merely the opposite of sagging breasts, but those having high density caused by excess collagen. U.S. research suggests that women with dense breasts may need to have yearly mammography exam for early breast cancer detection.  This is because they have a higher risk for tumors. However, this can be quite challenging because […]

5 Things You May Not Have Known About The Sindhi Festival Thadri

Post the 1947 partition, thousands of Sindhis sailed from Pakistan to India. Leaving behind their wealth, land and all earnings, they started from scratch to rebuild their lives, literally. Sindhi community, of which little is known, is trapped in the stereotypical portrayal as loud, blingy and money-minded people, courtesy Bollywood films (which is not really […]

Signs that you’re experiencing hearing loss

As many as 37 million Americans are suffering from hearing loss, according to WebMD. This impairment – caused by a myriad of factors and existing conditions – greatly affects a patient’s medical, emotional, and social well being. When the world goes silent around you it can cause distress, frustration, and even pain. For these reasons […]