Wellness/Prevention: Future Saliva Test May Detect Diseases Earlier and Easier.

  Researchers are working on a simple saliva test that could be capable of the early detection of diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, and neurological disorders. In a comprehensive analysis of RNA molecules in human saliva, researchers found that saliva contains many of the disease-revealing molecules that are found in the blood. The overriding conclusion is […]

Health Alert: Young Biker’s Brains Benefit from Universal Helmet Laws

  Young American motorcyclists who live in states that have mandatory universal helmet laws are 2.5 times less likely to experience a traumatic brain injury in the event of a crash than those living in states with less-strict or no helmet laws. Read the Entire Article American College of Surgeons, October 2014

Diet: Mediterranean-Style Diet May Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Individuals who eat a Mediterranean-style diet may have up to a 50% lower risk for chronic kidney disease. The Mediterranean diet is characterized by the high-consumption of fruits, vegetables, legumes and nuts, and whole grains, eating fish and poultry at least twice a week, reducing red meat consumption, and replacing butter with healthy fats. Clinical […]

The Perfect Holiday Gift

We all have experienced it…Where to find the Perfect Gift for the special someone in your life this Holiday Season. You have looked and looked all over and cannot seem to find the right gift. Maybe it is time to think outside the “box” and consider a Luminary Gift Certificate. That special someone in your […]

1 in 5 Americans Experience Chronic Pain

A new survey involving roughly 35,000 households in the United States reveals that nearly 20% of Americans suffer with chronic pain. Among individuals with chronic pain, more than two-thirds have constant pain, while more than 50% say their pain can be unbearable and excruciating at times. Medications only relieve about a third or less of […]