Data from a new government study may convince you to stop drinking from the tap. According to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey, almost half of faucets in the U.S. contain what are known as “forever chemicals.” Known as PFAS, these chemicals have been linked to cancer, high blood pressure, and low birth […]

It’s that time of year. We forget to drink enough water! But there’s other ways to get hydrated. With temperatures in the 90’s and even in the 100’s in other parts of the country and beyond (I’m talking to you, Texas) it’s so important to stay hydrated. Don’t forget that fruits and vegetables are a […]

    Digestion….it goes like this: Mouth, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum. Holly Haze shares a memory. “Odd fact: My dad would never let us drink during a meal. As a kid, I thought it was downright cruel, but as an adult who has studied health for almost 17 years, I totally get it […]

Crews were able to rescue a dog from a likely death, after it was left trapped in a hot car in a parking lot at Walt Disney World. The pooch was discovered by another park visitor who heard it barking as she was getting ready to leave.  She called for help and waited in her […]

Why it is important to know the quality of your water source.

  Last week I promised some health tips. I figured I would start with the easiest, yet one of the most neglected. Water. Our bodies lose water composition slowly over the years. When we are born, our bodies are about 75% water. It then decreases…..young kids have about 65% water composition….adult males have about 60% […]