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What is Diverticulitis and How to Deal With It?

What is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is the infection and inflammation of small pouches or bulges, called diverticula, along the walls of the colon. Most commonly found in the sigmoid colon, the narrowest part of the large intestine, diverticula formation is increasingly common. The presence of diverticula is diverticulosis and is not well-known due to mild symptoms. [...]

Aesthetically Pleasing Drinks That Taste as Good as They Look

Having an aesthetically pleasing Instagram feed is a must these days, and posting a cute, pleasing photo of your favorite summer drink is sure to bring in the likes! Grab a lounge chair by the pool and whip up one of our favorite aesthetically pleasing drinks.    Mermaid Water Cocktail  If you grew up near [...]

What’s in My Food? The Dangers of Added Hormones

While the food industry relies heavily on added hormones to increase the growth of livestock and milk production, health professionals are urging people to be wary of these practices. While these added hormones increase the size and output of animals, they can have adverse effects when consumed by humans. What the Expert Says: According to [...]

Ted Talks: How Do You Measure Strength?

Strength —like beauty and perfect guac— is in the eye of the beholder. After all, one person’s strong is another person’s weak. Sure, there are universal standards for some medical categories (blood pressure, cholesterol and the like), and those benchmarks serve as one data point that can reveal something about our overall health and risks. [...]