Articles by Karen Durham


Have Type 1 Diabetes? This Diet Can Help Improve Blood Sugar Control

A new patient survey of children and adults by Boston Children’s Hospital has found promising results for controlling blood sugar in people with type 1 diabetes.

Add 10+ Years to Your Life With These 5 Simple Habits

A new Harvard study found that men and women in the U.S. who adopt a healthy, low-risk lifestyle during adulthood could easily increase their life expectancy by more than 10 years.

Top 5 Natural Headache Remedies

There are plenty of natural headache remedies out there. Here are five natural remedies for headache pain to try that may relieve this common annoyance.

Eat Fruit Every Day to Keep Heart Disease Away

A comprehensive new study has revealed that eating more fruit can help reduce your risk of heart disease, which remains the #1 killer of Americans.

8 Reasons Your Cat Won’t Stop Meowing

Although meowing is a cat's primary method of communicating, the reason for it, however, is not always clear. So here are some reasons a cat may meow excessively.

Consumer Alert: Popular Blood Pressure Drugs Found to Up Death Risk

Two commonly used medications to lower blood pressure may instead be doing the exact opposite by increasing blood pressure and leading to death, according to new research.

“Dog-Speak” Increases Bond With Your Pup

As parents engage in baby-talk with their child, scientists are pointing the finger to pet owners and telling them to do the same with their favorite furry friend at home.

Following This Diet May Lower Depression Risk

A new study found that people who consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains are less likely to develop depression than those who eat a typical Western diet.

This Makes Exercising More Enjoyable

With New Year’s Resolutions behind us as we head into spring, many people are beginning to lose that motivation to go to the gym or work out on their own. So how do you get the workout bug back?

Slow Your Roll — Slow Eating Speed Linked to Weight Loss

In a new study, researchers found that the slow eaters were healthier and had healthier lifestyles overall than the fast or normal speed eaters.