Latest PHX Kool Health
Feeling KOOL - Meatless Mondays
Lent comes to end this Thursday - so Catholics will go back to eating meat on Fridays.
But, if you'd like to keep the tradition going all year, some dietitians suggest trying out "Meatless Monday's."
The goal is to decrease the amount of...
Feeling KOOL - Neck Pain
Nearly 20-percent of us have experienced neck pain within the last three months. Knowing the source of that pain could put you and your stiff neck on the road to relief. A stiff neck is typically the result of muscles weakening over time.
Feeling KOOL - Seasonal Skin Care
Do you find that your lips are always chapped this time of year?
Here are a few things that may help.
Use a humidifier next to your bed when you sleep at night.
When you wake up, drink a full glass of water before you drink your coffee or...
Feeling KOOL - Youth Baseball
Spring has sprung and it comes with the crack of the bat and the smell of the fresh cut grass.
Youth baseball is popular for kids of all ages, but if a child has arm pain from throwing, parents need gto be aware that it could lead to bigger...
Feeling KOOL - Diabetes
Today is "Diabetes Alert Day." The American Diabetes Association uses today to challenge all Americans to take the diabetes risk test, which can tell you if you are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes.
An estimated 30-million peo...
Feeling KOOL - Blame Your Cell Phone
Dry, Itchy eyes? Blame the screens....
(from Men's Journal)
Time spent staring at your cellphone and computer monitor could be giving you Dry-Eye disease...ans irritating, vision-blurring condition that a British study found 10 percent of adults...
Feeling KOOL - Dogs helping with your allergies.
Have you ever seen someone let their dog lick their face? Gross? Maybe...but it's GOOD for you!
Researchers at the University of Arizona are conducting a study to see if a dog's saliva can help with ALLERGY symptoms.
Allergies and immune...
Feeling KOOL - Blow Your Nose
Just as cold and flu season starts to wind down, spring allergies start to rear their ugly heads. Sniffling and sneezing is inevitable for many, but it's important to be careful just how you blow your nose to get rid of that extra mucus.
Feeling KOOL - Stop the St. Patrick's Day-After Hangover
1. Don’t drink too much
It should be obvious, but the best way to avoid a hangover after a night out is to avoid drinking too much alcohol.
2. Eat before you go out
Having a full meal in your belly before you begin drinking helps ensure your...
Feeling KOOL - Signs you're NOT getting enough sleep
If any of the stuff on this list applies to you, maybe skip the St. Patrick's Day stuff tomorrow and get some sleep. Here are four signs you're not getting enough.
1. You're moody. It's harder to deal with stress when you don't get e...
Feeling KOOL - Hiking
Hiking is more than just fun. It is good for you too.
Do you have anxiety? Hiking can help!
If adrenaline, which is produced by the body to cope with real or perceived danger, isn’t released from the body, it accumulates, causing muscle tension...
Feeling KOOL - TOO much Praise???
Parents may want to consider how often they encourage their children.
A new study from Ohio State University finds that kids who receive too much praise from their parents could grow up to struggle with issues like narcissism or over-inflated...