Family Health

Here’s a healthy vegan chickpea salad made from Youtube Ainsley Rodriquez. Enjoy!

Sleeping in is one perk of not having to work weekends, and according to Mashable, a new study shows the habit of sleeping late on Saturdays and Sundays could help you live longer. Researchers from Sweden and the U.S. found people under the age of 65 who get less than five hours sleep during the […]

I always knew that showering too much isn’t good for you or your skin, and it looks like I was right for thinking that.  According to The Daily Mail, Researchers from Columbia University have found showering excessively can reduce skin hydration, causing it to become dry and cracked, which allows germs to enter. Study leader […]

Sleeping less than six hours a night is really bad for you. How bad? As bad as binge drinking, a new study finds. According to National Sleep Foundation, Sleep deprivation is known to cause short-term harm, such as a low attention span and an inability to focus. But the new study from the health company […]

Well, here’s an interesting article from TIME, It’s common knowledge that drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated, but what if you want something other than water? When we sweat, we lose lactate, amino acids, fats, and sodium, but the director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut says, “Virtually […]

Strawberries are a summer staple, but if you can buy them organic, you really should. According to The Daily Mail, A new report from the Environmental Working Group finds the red berries have the most pesticides of any fruit or vegetable. Scientists analyzed more than 36,000 samples of produce collected by the U.S. State Department […]

Letting your toes breathe in a pair of flip-flops is a nice feeling, but wearing the footwear can really leave you with problems. According to The Daily Mail, Podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Christina Long tells the Daily Mail that wearing flip-flops can alter your natural stride, leaving you with shin splints, Achilles […]

Here’s an article from Elite Daily that asks, You probably shower daily, but is it really necessary? If you’re talking about protecting yourself from illness, it’s not. Sweat itself is sterile, and doesn’t stink. Your armpits get smelly because your apocrine glands (located under your arms and in your groin) release sweat that mixes with the […]

Brushing your teeth is of course important, but can you brush your teeth too often? The short answer is yes, you can.  According to Women’s Health, Experts say you should never brush your teeth for longer than two minutes, two to three times a day. Brushing too often, or even just too vigorously can eventually […]

If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who suffer from insomnia, put away your sleeping pills because according to CNN, Rush University clinical psychologist Kelly Baron says, “There has been more and more research in the last decade showing exercise can reduce insomnia. In one study I did, for example, older women suffering from […]

According to The Daily Mail, If you want to give your kid a little bit of a head start in school, you may want to give them fish oil pills. A Swedish study found children who consumed fish oil pills significantly improved their ability to read in just three months, compared to kids who did […]

Please join the Majic 102.1, Real Sound of HTown crew and family in supporting the U.S. Department of Justice & Drug Enforcement Administration in encouraging everyone to participate in the 12th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prescription drug abuse is a growing dilemma […]