What DNA Reveals About You

Today we use DNA tests to tell us just about anything, It can help exonerate an innocent man sitting on death row, as well as help a woman determine the father of her child. Continue reading “What DNA Reveals About You” »

What’s Your Type? Blood Type, That is

Most people don’t know their blood type. You might need to know your blood type for medical reasons, in a case of emergency, to get an international visa, or just to know your body better. The following information is great for keeping you healthy on a regular basis, as well as so you know what to watch out for in the future. Continue reading “What’s Your Type? Blood Type, That is” »

5 Tips for Quick and Lasting Sunburn Relief

So you forgot to reapply (or apply at all) your sunscreen, you get up from the lounge chair, and you’re red as a freshly boiled lobster. Follow the steps below for quick and lasting sunburn relief tips. Continue reading “5 Tips for Quick and Lasting Sunburn Relief” »

5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses More Often

According to a 2012 survey, about 90 percent of thought protecting their eyes is key to health. Most people wear sunglasses only to cut down on the sun’s glare and most of us misplace them half the time. Keep reading for more about why you should keep those shades on you. Continue reading “5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses More Often” »

Immigration DNA Testing 101

Familial relationships can help foreigners become legal U.S. residents, DNA tests are an extremely valuable immigration tool.

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How to Avoid 4 Common Indoor Allergy Triggers

If you have allergies or asthma it’s a good idea to keep your home or business free of triggers or at least find ways to reduce your exposure to them.  Continue reading “How to Avoid 4 Common Indoor Allergy Triggers” »

5 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Blood Pressure

High blood pressure affects one in three Americans, but thousand of people living with it have no idea. Uncontrolled high blood pressure raises the risk of heart disease and stroke — the top leading causes of death in the US. Luckily, high blood pressure is treatable and preventable.

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Monitor Your Health With Cholesterol Testing

Your cholesterol impacts your health in so many ways. High cholesterol can contribute to medical problems like diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, which is why monitoring your levels with cholesterol testing is so important for your health.  Continue reading “Monitor Your Health With Cholesterol Testing” »

6 Ways Alcohol Effects Your Body

Alcohol can seem like a way to relieve stress and is the go-to at parties but what does it actually do to our bodies besides give us hangovers? Continue reading “6 Ways Alcohol Effects Your Body” »

Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?

If you are an athlete, the best way to make sure you are not disqualified from the competition you’ve worked so hard getting ready for is to stay away from all questionable substances and performance-enhancing drugs.  Continue reading “Will Testing Keep Athletes off Steroids?” »