I recently had to get a tetanus shot… even as a healthy adult! Here’s why you would need to get a tetanus vaccine, what it’s like, and the symptoms of lockjaw. And in case you’re wondering… yes, even if you were vaccinated as a child against tetanus, you still need to get a tetanus shot as an adult!
Getting a CAT scan soon? Nervous? Don’t know what to expect? I recently had my first CT scan with contrast. See what it was like, the difference between MRI and CT scan, what CT scan prep is like, and how long a CAT scan takes. I attempt to answer all your questions about CT scans — so you’ll have a better idea of what to expect when you have your first CAT scan!
My first colonoscopy a few years ago required drinking 1 gallon of a nasty tasting solution. This year, my colonoscopy prep drink was CLENPIQ instead. See why I love this new colon prep drink — it’s SO much better than other bowel prep drinks!
It’s not just people with compromised immune systems that are dying from the flu. See all of the ways the flu can kill an otherwise healthy person. Thinking of getting a flu shot? Here’s what you need to know — who should & shouldn’t get it, popular flu shot myths, flu shot side effects, and where to get cheap (or free) flu shots!
Scared of crossing bridges — either in a car or on foot? You may have Gephyrophobia. I had a similar fear and overcame it on my own without professional help. See how I did it… maybe these same tips will help you get over your bridge phobia too!! These are very simple things you can do to gradually minimize your fear of bridges.
Want to know how to stop stammering and how to cure stuttering once and for all? I stuttered until I was 22 years old. After about 1 year of trying different things, I finally learned how to stop stuttering forever. Take it from this former stutterer, there are some rather simple techniques to stop stuttering — all it takes is consistency and patience. Here’s what worked for me.
Have you bought any products that had a California Prop 65 warning label on them? I don’t live anywhere NEAR California, yet I’ve seen a slew of them! Here’s what the Proposition 65 warning means, why it’s on so many products, and which chemicals are on the Prop 65 list.
I bet you’ve wondered what it’s like to donate blood if you haven’t done it yet. Here’s my story, including tips, what I learned about donating blood, and what you should eat beforehand. Grab your pen and paper and get ready to take some notes from my personal experience of donating blood for the first time.
Having blood work done soon? I once had a fear of needles, but now I don’t. It’s not a painful process for most. Here are my best tips for getting through a blood test.
Holiday weight loss tips and advice from a guy who’s kept off the holiday weight but still loves his pies! My best tips to help you quickly lose weight for the New Year.
The decision to choose Obamacare or private health insurance is a tricky one. Which is the right health care plan for you? Some things I’ve learned might help you decide.
I walk 10000 steps a day. If you’ve got a fitness tracker, I bet that’s your goal too. Here are some ways you probably haven’t thought of to get more steps in.
A simple skin biopsy is usually the best way to determine if a strange looking spot is skin cancer or not. Here’s what it’s like to have a biopsy.
I have a pollen allergy. If you do too, then you’ll appreciate these 5 simple things you can do to avoid pollen – inside and outside of your home.
If you have a pronounced risk of colon cancer like me, you might wonder if eating processed meat & cancer go hand in hand. Here’s a list of meats to avoid.
If you like weird facts as much as I do, then you’ll appreciate these 5 human body facts that are almost too strange to believe. Trust me, they’re true!
If you’re anxious about getting a CT scan, these tips from someone who’s been there with scanxiety might help. Here’s how to worry less over your CT scans!
I am a caffeine lover — I almost said “junkie” but of course, that has a negative connotation. I have recently felt the need to cut back on caffeine and If you want to stay awake without using caffeine like me, here are 8 clever and effective ways to stay alert that don’t involve guzzling coffee, cola, or power drinks.
Nothing beats a home-cooked meal but there is such a thing as healthy fast food. If you go through the drive-thru as much as I do, you’ll appreciate these 7 healthy fast food options. Here’s a list of the healthiest menu items at fast food restaurants and their nutritional info.
A healthy dose of fun! 4 outdoor activities & games that can be enjoyed by all ages. Burn calories in your own backyard. Staying fit has never been so fun.
Wondering how to get Obamacare insurance… fast? Here are my own tips & tricks, as a freelancer who used the insurance marketplace for the first time.
What is stevia? It’s a natural sugar substitute! Here’s what you need to know about the safety of stevia products, plus how to make stevia sweetener at home
Looking for organic desserts that are easy to make and delicious, too? Here are 4 great organic dessert items you can find in your local grocery store.
You’ll be shocked at all the places indoor allergens are lurking around your house. See what might be causing your allergy symptoms & how to eliminate them.
Do you have an office job? Sit behind a computer for a living? You can avoid the most common desk job health risks with these 5 simple tips.