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Nature Walks Offer Mental Health Benefits, Study Finds

Taking a walk outdoors has long been suggested for people trying to clear their head, enjoy a breath of fresh air and combat stress. Turns out, it may actually work – really well. People who took group nature walks were linked with significantly lower depression, less perceived stress and enhanced mental health and well being, […]

Prevent and Treat Anemia Through Diet, Supplements

Dizziness. Exhaustion. Shortness of breath. These are just some of the symptoms people may feel if they have anemia – a common blood disorder that many develop at some point of their life. Anemia occurs when the body has an insufficient number of healthy red blood cells. These cells are vital for delivering oxygen throughout […]

Temporary Tattoos May Pose Health Risks

Federal health authorities are warning the public to be careful when it comes to temporary tattoos, particularly ones made with “black henna.” Although these types of tattoos are popular during spring break, many people have reported serious and long-lasting reactions such as: redness, blisters, weeping lesions, loss of pigmentation, increased sensitivity to sunlight and permanent […]

The Yorktown Victory Run to Benefit Mary Immaculate Hospital Kidz’NGrief

An exciting run is coming up on March 23rd with 100% of all proceeds benefiting the Mary Immaculate Foundation and the Bon Secours Kidz ‘N Grief Program! Please join us for this eight mile race that draws runners from all over Virginia. It starts at Newport News Park and follows the bike path through the […]

Enhance Memory with Brief Exercise

Having trouble remembering remembering things? A short burst of exercise may help. Researchers from UC Irvine’s Center for Neurobiology of Learning & Memory say riding a stationary bike for six minutes improved the memories of healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive impairment. The adults, who ranged in age from 50 to 85, worked […]

Lack of Sleep May Affect Bone Health, Study Suggests

From diabetes and heart disease to obesity and depression, not getting enough sleep at night has been associated with several chronic diseases and conditions. Now, another health problem may come with insufficient sleep: decreased bone mineral density. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin found that sleep-deprived rats had abnormalities in bone and bone marrow. […]

Study: Millions Need Hearing Aid Devices

Health leaders are encouraging anyone who suffers from hearing loss to seek help. As many as 23 million people could benefit from using hearing aid devices, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. “Understanding current rates of hearing loss treatment is important, as evidence is beginning to surface that hearing loss […]