1. Healthy Grilling Tips Anyone Can Use

    Now that spring has sprung, people all over our neck of the woods are breaking out their grills. There’s just something about this time of year that makes cooking over a grill so enjoyable, and with temperatures on the rise, a need for new grilling recipes comes along with them. For many people, h…Read More

  2. How Much Exercise Do You Really Need?

    If you’re like most people, the thought of getting up early and going for a run doesn’t sound like all that much fun. Sure, there are a handful of people out there who truly look forward to it each and every day, but most of us would just rather stay in bed. When it comes right down to it, how m…Read More

  3. What is the DASH Diet?

    Science has shown time and time again that for many people, diets just don’t work. Although there are plenty of great ways to lose weight, a number of diets aren’t particularly sustainable for the long term. What’s a person to do? At Medics USA, we believe in tailoring an approach to suit each…Read More

  4. The DVM is healthy!

    U.S. News and World Report magazine just listed the healthiest locations in America. The DMV had six locations in the top 25, including Falls Church (number 3), Loudoun County (4), Howard County (10), Fairfax County (13) and City (18), and Arlington (25). Stay healthy, DMV!…Read More

  5. 3 Tips for Lowering Your Blood Pressure

    You’re going along with life as usual, and generally speaking, you’re feeling pretty good. Hey, if it doesn’t seem like there’s anything wrong, you’re probably okay, right? Although this is probably true most of the time, there are indeed some conditions that can sneak up on a person witho…Read More

  6. E-bikes help seniors’ mental health

    British researchers have found that using an electric bicycle gives the same cognitive and mental health benefits to seniors as using a regular bike. The scientists looked at 50- to 83-year olds who used either standard or electrically-assisted bikes to cycle three 30-minute outdoor rides per week f…Read More

  7. Concerns about teen vaping

    Teen use of e-cigarettes is growing massively and health authorities are worried. Almost 5 million American middle and high school students now use tobacco in some form—a shocking 36 percent rise over just one year -- and the increase was entirely due to teens starting to use e-cigarettes. The Cen…Read More

  8. Cardiologists warn about fake medical news

    Heart doctors are so concerned about “fake medical news” on TV and social media that they simultaneously published a warning editorial in two dozen cardiology journals.  The physicians are most concerned about patients who are not taking the statins prescribed to them to lower their cholesterol…Read More