Is It Normal for Knees to Pop and Crack?

Is It Normal for Knees to Pop and Crack?

Many people experience a popping or cracking noise in their knees as they squat down or bend their knees, and this seems to happen with increasing regularity as we age. The medical term for this condition is called crepitus. It is a very normal phenomenon and, so long...
Diet and the Hyperactive Child

Diet and the Hyperactive Child

Having a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be a challenging—and sometimes heartbreaking—experience, and it’s one that affects many families.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.7 million children in...
Obesity and Cancer — The Latest Research

Obesity and Cancer — The Latest Research

The healthcare community has known for some time that obesity significantly raises the risk of contracting type 2 diabetes, one of the most common chronic diseases in the developed world.  But now scientists have found that obesity is also linked to the development of...
Do Raspberry Ketones Really Help You Lose Weight?

Do Raspberry Ketones Really Help You Lose Weight?

After receiving a big media boost from Dr. Oz (the popular television and radio health expert), raspberry ketones have become the new rage among some people looking to lose weight.  But what exactly are they, and is there really any evidence that they could help you...