Spring Cleaning for Your Health: Our Offices are Crawling With Germs!

Before and After

It happens to the best of us:  efforts to keep our work areas neat and tidy get undermined by looming deadlines and mountains of paperwork. But we don't need to clean our offices as often as we clean our homes, right? Wrong. According to research by Dr. Charles Gerba, a microbiologist with the University of Arizona who is widely known as "Dr. ... Read More...

This Week, Spring Clean for Your Health!

Renew your home and yourself! (myhomeideas.com)

Spring has officially sprung! So, in the spirit of the season, Vitals would like to encourage you to spring clean your way to a healthier, happier you. Besides just the usual tasks - putting away winter clothes, airing out area rugs, polishing silverware, and replacing storm windows with screens - there are ways in which you can renew yourself ... Read More...

Portion Control and High Protein Are Best For Diet, Confirms Dr. David Heber

Dr. David Heber (UCLA Health)

In an a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on the effectiveness of high protein diets versus low protein diets, researchers found that neither are as effective in fighting the bulge as one thing: portion control. The study conducted at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge took 25 ... Read More...

Adding Vitals/Google+ Authorship

Google+ for Vitals

Thanks for contributing great content to Vitals. In order to help your articles get noticed by Google, we recommend that all writers add Vitals to their Google+ accounts. Note: You must use your personal Google+ profile and not a work account connected to Google+. 1. Make sure you have a photo on your personal Google+ page. 2. Under your ... Read More...