Whoever thinks about maintaining a healthy mouth over the holidays? I mean, aren't you already brushing and flossing like you should? But then, there are lots of treats begging to be eaten this time of year — like chocolates and cookies and cakes and candy canes. Oh my, the damage they can do to our teeth! Read the Rest »
What goes on in our brains while we sleep? Housekeeping, for one thing. Sharon and I talk about the latest sleep research, sleep disorders and insomnia. She also tells me what time she has to get up to do the Morning Report. It's wicked early!
What too much sugar can doWhen we eat, the body breaks down sugar and starches from our food into glucose — the body’s energy source — and insulin carries it to our cells. If you eat too much sugar, it can make your body demand more insulin, which can lead to a build up of sugar in your blood. A higher than normal blood sugar level could increase your risk of eventually developing diabetes. Read the Rest »
Sharon and I talk about flu shots and other vaccinations recommended for adults.
Stay in touch. Sign up for the Catching Health newsletter right now!
If you're like most people, you keep track of a lot of numbers — important numbers — not to mention passwords. I'll apologize up front because I'm going to tell you about some more numbers you should know. They're important because they tell you something about the state of your health.