Health

Chances of Food Poisoning Greater in the Home.
Americans love to eat out.  The average citizen dines out 4-5 times a week.  When doing so, you run the risk of contracting a food born illness from sub-standard food handling.  Studies suggest another place where the risk of getting sick is a lot higher.  Your home. Food born il…
How Does Feeling Lonely Affect Our Health?
We know smoking and obesity are bad for our health, but now scientists have discovered something that could be even worse: loneliness. Researcher John Cacioppo from the University of Chicago says a sense of isolation or rejection can lead to a whole host of ailments including high blood pressure and…
Casper Family YMCA Celebrates “Healthy Kids Day” On Saturday
The Casper Family YMCA is celebrating  Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28th, from 10 am-4 pm with a free community event that will  offer educational opportunities for the entire family to improve health and well-being. Healthy Kids Day will challenge both parents and kids to be active t…
Want to Stay Thin? Try Chocolate
Generally, when something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But what we are about to tell you — that chocolate may actually help keep you slim — seems to have a lot of science behind it. In a new study of 1000 adults, those who admitted to eating chocolate a few times [Ȃ…
How Is Your Health Affected by Daylight Saving Time?
Daylight saving time kicks in early Sunday morning, and doctors say grogginess from the lost hour of sleep isn’t the only concern — your heart health could be at risk, too. “The Monday and Tuesday after moving the clocks ahead … is associated with a 10 percent increase in…
1 in 10 US Adults Take Antidepressants
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in ten adults in the US take antidepressants, and that many more should. The CDC study screened 12,000 Americans and determined that only about one-third of those who have severe symptoms of depression are actually being …