Your Health

  • NIH’s Wellness Toolkits to Improve Your Well-Being!

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a great article titled, “Your Healthiest Self: Wellness Toolkits”, which shares various toolkits to improve your well-being in various areas of your life.  The five areas focused on are: Your Surroundings Your Feelings Your Body Your Relationships Your Disease Defense As noted on their website: “Each person’s “healthiest self” is different. We have […]
  • HHS Provides Online Resources via the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to Help Monitor Your Health!

    The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has provided an online resource for health screenings so that individuals can monitor their health. Access to various tests, provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), will help you to obtain a checklist to take with you on your next visit to your healthcare professional. Below are the health […]
  • My Podcast Series on Mindfulness and Spirituality Has Launched!

    My new podcast series, “Dr. Reed Decided to Live 120 Years” has just gone live and I want to share it with all of you! This series is based on the book, “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years: The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality, and Life Transformation” authored by Ilchi Lee, a dedicated advocate for a peaceful, sustainable world, a […]
  • AHRQ’s Tools and Resources to Partner Patients, Families and Heath Professionals for Informed Health Decisions!

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead Federal agency charged with improving the safety and quality of America’s health care system. AHRQ develops the knowledge, tools, and data needed to improve the health care system and help Americans, health care professionals, and policymakers make informed health decisions. To promote stronger engagement, AHRQ offers tools and research […]
  • I Just Got My Flu Shot and So Should Almost All of You … Here’s Why!

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding people about the importance of getting a flu shot and they “recommend a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications.” According to an article titled, Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine: “Influenza is a potentially serious disease that […]
  • I Hope You Enjoy My Recent Podcast on Wellness and Spirituality with Brandon Beachum of Positive Head!

    I’d like to share a recent podcast interview titled, “Pal-Wow with longevity ambassador Dr. Reed Tuckson”, conducted by Brandon Beachum of The Positive Head Podcast, whose aim is to aid and inspire the human collective to lead a more balanced and positive lifestyle. Please listen to the podcast, which is centered around the publication “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years” by […]
  • Interested In the Relationship Between Genetics and Health Disparities: Click On My MedPage Today Interview!

    I am pleased to share with you a recent exclusive Facebook Live chat with Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today, titled, “Better Patient Education Needed About Genetics”. I hope it stimulates some productive ideas!  
  • NHLBI’s “Aim for a Healthy Weight” Educational Campaign: Take a Glance at Their “Guide to Physical Activity”

    The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a terrific educational campaign titled “Aim for a Healthy Weight”. As we all know, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help us prevent and control many diseases and conditions. When we are overweight or obese, we are […]
  • Check Out the CDC’s Article “Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free”

    I want to share an important article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) titled, “Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free”. E-cigarettes, electronic devices that produce an aerosol by heating a liquid, are becoming extremely popular with our youth. Today’s e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a […]
  • Interesting Article: “Barbershops Help Black Men Lower Their Blood Pressure”

    I want to share an interesting article I found on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) website titled, “Barbershops Help Black Men Lower Their Blood Pressure”. The author, Mark Sampson, M.S., Technical Writer-Editor, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), shared information regarding an NHLBI-funded study, which found that barbershops paired with pharmacists helped lower blood pressure […]