261121 Do I look too skinny? Part 4 of 5

Eating Disorders part 4 of 5 Source of information: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders Risk Factors Eating disorders can affect people of all ages, racial/ethnic backgrounds, body weights, and genders. Eating disorders frequently appear during the teen years or young adulthood but may also develop during childhood or later in life. These disorders affect both genders, although rates among … Continue reading 261121 Do I look too skinny? Part 4 of 5

Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein

Engaging in high or medium levels of physical activity was associated with slower rates of cognitive decline in people with high or low levels of tau, compared to those with little physical activity. Led by researchers from the Rush University Medical Center, the findings were published in JAMA Network Open on Aug. 11. The researchers noted that measuring levels of tau, a protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, in the blood could help identify people who might benefit from early intervention to slow cognitive decline.

211121 Home generator safety tips from Travelers insurance

Storms or natural disasters can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period of time. During an outage, portable generators can offer temporary power, but there are potential risks associated with the use of these generators. Generators can be dangerous, and can lead to illness and injury, and even death if used improperly.

191121 Do I look too skinny? Part 3 of 5

Source of information: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders Bulimia nervosa People with bulimia nervosa have recurrent and frequent episodes of eating unusually large amounts of food and feeling a lack of control over these episodes. This binge-eating is followed by behavior that compensates for the overeating such as forced vomiting, excessive use of laxatives or diuretics, fasting, excessive exercise, … Continue reading 191121 Do I look too skinny? Part 3 of 5

141121 10 Reasons to Get a Home Generator

I receive no compensation from this company Power outages can be a major inconvenience. They can also create problems for you, your family and your home as you shift into "emergency mode" to prevent your food from spoiling, to safely navigate your home in the dark, or simply to keep the heat on. Investing in … Continue reading 141121 10 Reasons to Get a Home Generator

121121 Do I look too skinny? Part 2 of 5

Eating Disorders part 2 of 5 Source of information: https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/eating-disorders Overview There is a commonly held misconception that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that are associated with severe disturbances in people’s eating behaviors and related thoughts and emotions. Preoccupation with food, body weight, and shape … Continue reading 121121 Do I look too skinny? Part 2 of 5