Teenager

Are Teenagers Setting Themselves Up for Heart Disease?

If you have teenage children, or grandchildren, I hope you’ll help me share this important information… I recently read an article that said one in three college students has smoked hookah. Hookah is a blend of molasses, fruit, and tobacco that’s smoked through a water pipe. Since it has a more…

Read More

The Truth About Green Tea Supplements

Some of you may have seen the same New York Times article I did this weekend, about a teenager who bought a green tea supplement for “fat burning” and ended up with severe liver damage. Now he’s waiting for a liver transplant. That article certainly provoked a lot of emotion—it even brought…

Read More

Is This Worth Dying For?

…that they had an outbreak of anger before the event. One patient, an attorney, had his new car scratched with a key from one end to the other by a teenager. When he first saw the damage, the man got so angry that he had a heart attack on the spot. Obviously, there's no way to avoid anger or stress--they…

Read More

Why Your Lung Health Affects Your Heart

…we can all use year-round. Now it’s your turn: Have you tried any of these lung-supporting nutrients? You May Also Be Interested In * How Some Teenagers Are Harming Their Lungs * 15 Tips for Quitting Smoking

Read More

5 Tips for Preventing Dry Skin

…Dry Skin Tip #4: Drink eight glasses of pure, clean water a day—which hydrates your skin from the inside. Dry Skin Tip #5: Steer clear of sugar. Teenagers aren’t the only ones whose skin can show the effects of a sugary diet. Excess sugar in the diet is believed to stick to collagen, making skin less…

Read More

Heart-Felt Lessons from the Olympics

…so I can view the London competitions, and I find them compelling for two reasons. On a personal level, watching the athletes takes me back to my teenage years when I used to walk to the high school for football, gymnastics, and wrestling practices. Like the athletes competing now, I had high hopes my…

Read More