Habits | Parenting | Teenagers | Vaping

Teenage Vaping: A Dangerous Alternative to Traditional Cigarettes?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 41 million vapers. And according to a December 2018 drugabuse.gov article, the results of a Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of a nationally representative sample of eighth, 10th, and 12th graders in American schools reported that 37.3% of 12th graders had vaped within the past 12…

Exercise | Health | Nutrition | Parenting

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity

7 Health Risks Caused by Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity, also called pediatric obesity, can have short-term and long-term medical effects. During the past month, the young adults in our program at Plan-It Life have been learning about nutrition and the possible health ailments caused by childhood obesity. Here are some of the direct health conditions…

Health | Nutrition

Understanding Nutrition labels

Making bad food choices can be a risk to your health We all want to be healthy. Checking the Food label is important in choosing the right foods. However, if you don’t understand what you’re reading, then it will be difficult to make the right choices. In this article, you’ll learn how to read a…

Exercise | Health | Nutrition

Staying Healthy and Fit During Winter

Staying Healthy and Fit During Winter Winter brings a chill in the air and the common cold to the unsuspecting, otherwise healthy individual. It is not easy to stay healthy during winter, yet taking care of yourself is essential. Becoming ill can be a significant hindrance to giving complete attention to all of your responsibilities, especially…

Cancer Awareness | Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are more than 200,000 US cases of breast cancer per year. Although breast cancer can appear in men, it is a more common diagnosis in women. The American Cancer Society states that there will be about 2,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer for men in 2016 and approximately 440 men will die from…