Entries by Juanita

Cancer Options

Scott Sanders, who based on his experiences created the website Cancerwell.org, which provides resources and support for anyone who has been affected by any form of cancer, shared with Healthy Lombard some information about the possibility of using Cannabis for Cancer.  Scott writes that cannabis can make daily life easier while undergoing cancer treatment. If treatment […]

What is Sleep Deprivation?

Slumber Seacrets shared, “Work eight hours and sleep eight hours and make sure that they are not the same hours.” Those are the famous words of the prominent oil magnate T. Boone Pickens. We all know about the eight-hour sleeping rule, but getting a good night’s sleep is sometimes impossible. The next day, all we […]

Clinical Trial to Evaluate Experimental Treatment in People Allergic to Multiple Foods

On August 1, 2019, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases begin a Clinical Trial to Evaluate Experimental Treatment in People Allergic to Multiple Foods. Though food allergy affects more than 4.8 million children in the United States, no approved preventative treatments currently exist. While experimental desensitization strategies are available in research settings, people […]

Superheroes

Action For Healthy Kids shared  that in the stressful yet wondrous moments each of my three kids were born, the only question I needed an answer to was: “Are they healthy?” Thankfully, the answer I received was yes. And when I heard it, I remember tears of joy and relief flowing down my face. I’ve […]

COUNTING EVERY STEP YOU TAKE

Kaylee Donahue, a Blog Community Manager for  AllTheStuff.com shared with Healthy Lombard that sports scientists and personal trainers actually disagree on a great many important things. Even so, most of them will tell you that if you want to burn fat fast, you should aim at either: exercises intended to boost muscle mass, or those that […]

The Unexpected Benefits Of Medical Alert Systems

Brittnee Gaines, Communications Specialist for Safety.com shared with Healthy Lombard that when you hear the term “medical alert system”, what do you think of? If you’re like most, you picture an elderly person at home with a button draped around their neck. Though medical alert systems are most closely associated with senior citizens, they’re a powerful […]

What About Canned Fruit?

Michael Greger M.D. FACLM  shared in his NutritonFcts.org blog that food cans used to be soldered with lead compounds—so much so that people living off of canned food may have died from lead poisoning. Thankfully, this is no longer a problem in the United States. Lead contamination was one of the first priorities of the Food and Drug Administration back in […]

What is Emotional Intelligence? +18 Ways To Improve It

Maria Harutyunyan from PositivePsychology.com, a platform designed to provide science-based online courses and tools for helping professionals posed the question, “What’s more important: IQ or emotional intelligence?” If you think IQ is more important, you might be surprised at what you’ll learn in this piece. Some argue that it’s more important to our success than cognitive […]