Menthol cigarettes to be banned

Menthol cigarettes to be banned?

In a recent article, the Food and Drug Administration proposed plans to place a ban on menthol cigarettes in the United States, citing their growing popularity among young adults as well as minority populations as a serious cause for concern. The FDA feels that menthol cigarettes are more harmful because of their minty flavoring (which…


Holistic recovery in all areas of life

This week, Mackie Shilstone, a fitness expert and sports manager released an article advocating five lifestyle changes that he feels would best improve a person’s health. As expected, the list is comprised of mostly of things we already know lead to an unproductive and unhealthy lifestyle, but I’d like to reinterpret his article on how…


Holistic Treatment of the Day – Acupressure

Many people in holistic circles are familiar what is typically known as “acupuncture,” or the insertion and manipulation of needles in the body to relieve pain and help with an array of other mental and physical ailments. More recently, a practice known as “acupressure” has been gaining momentum in the holistic world and is a…


Successful New Year’s Resolutions

Whether it’s a commitment to get healthy, a promise to reconnect with loved ones, or a dedication to get organized, many people resolve to make positive changes in their lives as the New Year approaches. Often we’ll begin with the best of intentions. We’ll stick to a routine for a few weeks, but after some…