Articles by Dana Nicholas


Potency Problems: A Red Flag for Cardiovascular Disease

If decreased blood flow is hampering your abilities in the bedroom, chances are good it’s also compromising other cardiovascular functions. This means an increased risk of arterial blockages, heart disease and stroke.

Study Finds New Art Trend Lowers Stress Levels

Art therapists tend believe that the stress-relieving claims surrounding coloring books may be misleading, and that true art therapy is not simply about "feeling better," but more about growth and relationships.

Protect Your Heart and Build Strong Bones with Vitamin K

It's well-known that vitamin C is necessary for your immune health, and vitamin D is important in building and maintaining strong bones. But there is one vital nutrient we don’t hear nearly enough about: Vitamin K.

New Study Sheds Light On Exactly Why Sleep is Good for Your Memory

Researchers from the University of York offer new insights on how a good night's sleep can help make the most of your memories.

DASH Diet May Reverse High Blood Pressure

A new analysis has found that there are some very simple dietary changes you can put into play that can lower blood pressure readings without taking prescription drugs.

FDA and CDC Warn Against the Health Risks of Eating Raw Cookie Dough

‘Tis the season to bake cookies, but the FDA and CDC recently warned against eating the raw cookie dough.

It’s Official: Lifestyle Trumps Genetics

While it’s true that genetics play a role in health and longevity, there are other factors that may have an even greater influence.

7 Foods That May Help Stop Hair Loss

Consuming these foods may help slow or even reverse pesky hair loss.

Preventing Postmenopausal Osteoporosis with Calcium

Postmenopausal women often experience rapid bone loss as estrogen levels decline. But even though most women recognize the serious consequences of overall bone loss, many fail to acknowledge their own risk.

Doctors Being Paid to “Push” This Pill on Elderly

More than one in five outpatient prescriptions written here in the U.S. aren’t approved for the conditions they are prescribed for. But the makers of a drug called Nuedexta have taken it to extreme levels.