What does it take to have a sense of well-being as we age? Summarizing the results of a study done at Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for ... Read More >
Sometimes in my work as a family doctor, the days don’t always go as expected. On a busy day, I feel like I’ll never catch up, and it’... Read More >
We’ve all eaten or have drunk something that didn’t agree with us. We’ve all caught a stomach bug that was settled with rest, and over-the-counter aid and some chicken broth. While many times Read More >
Life gives people plenty of reasons to be stressed. Relationship problems, child-rearing issues, job woes, and a lack of money are just some of life’s complications that can weigh people down – Read More >
You know that getting a sunburn is not a good idea. Yet at the height of summer, your best efforts at prevention could fail. What then? According to a double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical tr Read More >
Some OTC Hearing Assistance Devices Pretty Much Match the Performance of a More Expensive Conventional Hearing Aid
A comparison between less expensive, over-the-counter hearing assistance devices and a conventional hearing aid found that some of these devices were associated with improvements in hearing similar Read More >
Contracting shingles, a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, increases a person’s risk of stroke and heart attack, according to a research letter published In July 2017 in the Journal of the Read More >
What does it take to have a sense of well-being as we age? Summarizing the results of a study done at Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health and publishe Read More >
A lifetime of hard work may have rewarded you with a nice home and hefty bank accounts, but what happens to all those assets once you’re gone?
Maybe you want everything to go to the kids. Read More >
Sure, you know how old you are, but what about your cells? Are they the same age? Are they older, younger? Why does it matter?
Led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of re Read More >
A tired face can age you beyond your years. It starts with furrowed brows and eyelids that begin to droop. The reason? Facial muscles lengthen and atrophy if not exercised, making skin appear so Read More >
Now that the 4th of July has ushered in the plethora of outdoor barbecues and summer fun, I wanted to share some tips on how to enjoy a night out without worrying about adding on extra pounds. It i Read More >
The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke, has announced the winners in its first #Br Read More >
Could giving vegetables zippy labels such as “sweet sizzlin’ green beans and crispy shallots” make them more enticing and increase vegetable consumption? The answer is yes, accord Read More >
There appears to be a newly discovered factor in maintaining better cognitive functioning in older people: muscle strength, according to a new Finnish study.
The association of extensively Read More >
Recreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary people and competitive runners, according to a study published in the June i2017 ssue of the Jou Read More >
When most of today’s parents were teenagers, they developed their romantic crushes on the person they sat next to in algebra class, bumped into in front of their school lockers, or spotted at the Read More >
Nobody wants to think about the passing of a loved one, but being prepared can make a difficult time a little bit more manageable. While it’s never easy, there are things you can do so when the Read More >
Having your spouse develop Alzheimer’s is a tragedy for anyone, but for Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ronald Glaser’s illness is laced with heartbreaking irony.
In the early 1990s the couple pu Read More >
The power of friendship gets stronger with age and may even be more important than family relationships, according to research published online in June2017 by a Michigan State University scholar. Read More >
A study published in June 2017 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined the effects spouses had on the decision of older adults to have Advance directives (ADs), the legal documen Read More >