Smoking: A Dangerous Habit

Smoking: A Dangerous Habit

It’s common knowledge that smoking is harmful. We’ve known it since 1950, when three important epidemiological studies provided the first powerful links between smoking and lung cancer. We knew it in 1965, when the Surgeon General mandated that cigarettes required a warning label on the package. A move that was immediately followed by one of […]

April Webinar: Smoking – A Dangerous Habit

April Webinar: Smoking – A Dangerous Habit

At Activ Doctors Online, we host free monthly educational webinars on the latest health topics led by our U.S. Medical Director, Dr. Howard Zahalsky. Last month’s webinar discussed colon health. You can view this webinar here. Our upcoming April webinar will discuss smoking and its impact on your health. Register here to join the discussion on April […]

Barbecue and Food Safety Tips

Barbecue and Food Safety Tips

  With barbecue season fast approaching and the theme of this year’s World Health Day being food safety, we want to help you avoid food contamination at your next cookout! According to the World Health Organization, over 200 diseases are caused by food and drinking water that has been contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites and viruses. […]