What You Need To Know About Heat-Related Illnesses

What You Need To Know About Heat-Related Illnesses

According to the CDC, approximately 700 people succumb to extreme heat each year1. Dr. Eugene Park, an emergency department physician at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, warns of the risk of exposure to extreme heat and shares symptoms, treatment, and...
What Your Nails Tell You About Your Overall Health

What Your Nails Tell You About Your Overall Health

It is important to keep your fingernails healthy for more than just cosmetic reasons. Your fingernails can provide clues to your overall health and signal any health issues. Gabriela Czapek, Registered Dietitian at CHA HPMC, explains by answering some common...
3 Simple Ways to Avoid Blood Sugar Spike

3 Simple Ways to Avoid Blood Sugar Spike

Blood sugar, also known as glucose, is an important source of energy for your body. Frequent changes in blood sugar levels may put you at a higher risk of health complications. Healthy, balanced diet plays a significant role in managing your blood sugar levels. Olivia...
5 Best Immune Boosting Foods, According to Nutrition Expert

5 Best Immune Boosting Foods, According to Nutrition Expert

Certain foods can help strengthen your immune system and getting a variety of these foods and nutrients in your diet can help maintain health and wellness. Olivia Marrone, Registered Dietitian, shares some of the best foods to support healthy immunity. Nuts: Nuts are...
How Much Water Should You Drink Every Day?

How Much Water Should You Drink Every Day?

Drinking enough water every day is important for your health as it keeps your body functioning properly and can prevent health problems. While you may often hear that drinking eight glasses of water per day is recommended, ideal water intake can vary based on age,...
Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as season depression, is a mood disorder related to changes in seasons. While SAD tends to come in fall, it gets worse in the winter before ending in the spring. Unlike the winter blues, seasonal depression also affects...