Health News

An apple a day.
According to the American Heart Association, that’s no longer going to cut it. New research shows that two servings of fruit and three servings of veggies a day may be optimal for a longer, healthier life.

She has your eyes
Statistically unlikely, actually. After analyzing 195,000 people, researchers have identified 50 new genes that play a role in eye color.

The California based Alcohol Research Group is educating women that alcohol consumption can increase the risk of breast cancer as much as 7 to 16 percent.

5 million
Cases of Alzheimer’s disease in the US in 2014. By 2060, it is expected to triple. But scientists have recently identified a drug that can slow the disease in animals and could lead to new treatment options.

Knitting and crocheting
Can have health benefits to include lowering blood pressure, heart rate, and cortisol levels.