Did You Know?
These soda bottles represent the average number of sodas that American teens drink each year. Here are some facts about soda you should know.
African Americans have the highest cancer-related death rate and shortest survival time compared to any other racial or ethnic group in the U.S. The good news is that there are things you can do about it! High rates of cancer can be decreased through prevention. First off, you can lead a healthier lifestyle. Important ways to reduce your risk of cancer include:
Did you know that over the past 30-40 years, the size of dinner plates has increased, from about nine inches across in the past to about 12 inches across today?
Here are some important facts you should know about corn and sugar:
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the health effects of having large amounts of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our food. Even the first lady, Michelle Obama, has said she will not give her children products made with high fructose corn syrup.
Do you think that you have to spend a lot of money on gym memberships to get fit? How about on healthy food? Check out some helpful ways to improve your health without having to pay a lot!
Where can I get a prescription?
- In the state of New York a prescription can be written by a licensed doctor, registered nurse practitioner, registered certified physician assistant, dentist, podiatrist (foot doctor), veterinarian (pet doctor), and optometrist (eye doctor).
- Some of these health professionals can write a prescription for a limited number of drugs.