9 Best Beauty Subscription Boxes for Your Dollar

Beauty subscription boxes are all the rage these days and how can they not be!? Filled with makeup, skin care products, and other beauty-related treatments, subscribers to these packages feel like a kid on Christmas every time their package arrives in the mail. Plus, for the amount that is spent monthly, most boxes contain an incredible value in terms of products, not to mention added coupons and sometimes publications included in the mix.

Is There a Such Thing as a Healthy Carb?

If you’re thinking about changing your diet to make it healthier, it’s extremely tempting to go carb-free. However, there are certain types of carbs that are necessary to our diet and can even help us lose weight and improve our overall health. This unique carbohydrate will definitely help to change your mind about carbs and prove that not all carbs are unhealthy.

Recent Advances in Diabetes Treatment

The seventh-leading cause of death among Americans in 2015, diabetes is incredibly prevalent. Additionally, it is estimated that nearly 84.1 million Americans over the age of 18 had pre-diabetes in 2015. Therefore, a lot of research is conducted every year in an attempt to develop better treatments and therapies. Thanks to advanced technologies, in fact, monitoring and managing both type I and type II diabetes is easier and less invasive for patients than ever. Read on to learn about five of today’s most promising advances in the area of diabetes treatment.

Is the “Man Flu” Real?

As defined by the dictionary, the belief is that the man flu is simply men overreacting to the symptoms of the normal flu. In essence, they’re being cry-babies. The flu provokes little to no reaction from women, but it has men overexaggerating their symptoms and acting like its life or death. But let’s take a step back. Maybe men do experience the symptoms of the flu more severely than women. It’s possible, right? A study published in BMJ has the answer.

Best Homemade Candies to Make This Holiday Season

If you want to truly spoil your family and friends this holiday season, a great idea for homemade presents is a beautifully wrapped package of candy, made from scratch. Cooking candies may seem daunting for even the most experienced home chefs, but many delicious candies are actually a lot easier than they seem. A candy thermometer is crucial to make most of these treats, but beyond that, the ingredients are usually things that you would already have in your cupboards.

Early Warning Signs of Kidney Cancer and What You Can Do About It

Cancer occurs when cells in the body start growing out of control. It can originate anywhere in the body. When it originates in one of the kidneys, it is kidney cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers for both men and women.

What Diabetics Need to Know About the Upcoming Medicare Changes

It’s that time of year again when Medicare changes are happening – and if you’re living with diabetes, it’s important to familiarize yourself with what changes may impact the way you manage your diabetes.  Don’t miss out on your chance to switch or update your plan, as the 2019 Medicare enrollment period ends December 7.