Pediatricians are giving out free gun locks to tackle gun violence epidemic as public health crisis

Pediatricians are giving out free gun locks to tackle gun violence epidemic as public health crisis

In a triage waiting room at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri, a clear basket full of gun locks sits near the sidewalk, just visible to passers-by. In a triage waiting room at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri, a clear basket full of gun locks sits near the sidewalk, just visible to passers-by. Hospital … Read more

Ice Baths: 5 Proven Health Benefits

Ice baths help improve your sleep and boosts immune health. (Image via Pexels / Andrea Piacquadio)

Before ice baths were the hottest health trend, they were a proven alternative to more conventional methods of treating inflammation and pain. Research has shown that taking an ice bath immediately after a workout can speed up recovery in athletes, increase mobility in seniors, and also improve insulin sensitivity in diabetics. If you’re willing to … Read more

The pandemic has fueled alcohol abuse, particularly among women, but treatment options exist

The pandemic has fueled alcohol abuse, particularly among women, but treatment options exist

Alcohol use disorders are a growing problem in the United States that experts say has been exacerbated by the pandemic, especially among women. But as Lisa Ling reports in a new episode of This Is Life, scientists are researching new treatment options. Brook was 34 when her drinking escalated to cope with a breast cancer … Read more

How can 15 minutes of exercise have great benefits?

Can 15 minutes of workout change your health for the better? (Image via unsplash/ Jonathan Borba)

The best training plan is short. In fact, 15 minutes of exercise can have a tremendous effect on your health and well-being. You can easily do it whenever you have time and even in a small area. If you have to work eight hours and still want to stay fit, this is the best way … Read more