Health and Wellness
Home health caregivers often are risking their own health as they care for loved ones. The caregiver chores can present danger to mental, emotional and physical well-being.
If you’re worried about dementia or Alzheimer’s as you grow older, consider padding your diet with these top 5 Alzheimer-fighting foods.
A simple way to improve your eating habits is to choose darker colors when you shop; colorful foods are nutritionally better for you.
As women enter their 40s and 50s, it’s inevitable. Menopause will begin. And so will the hot flashes.
Independence and aging well is something we all hope for as we grow older, but things like healthy vision are often taken for granted until they are lost or impaired. Baby boomers ― those born between 1946 and 1964, represent a rapidly aging population unprecedented in the history of this country. Unfortunately, this group is susceptible to a host of vision risks.
Research is being conducted to determine if high protein levels could result in a greater risk of prostate cancer. Learn more about fascinating development.
Sometimes, paying for vision insurance plan may be a waste of money – especially if you won’t be using it. Learn some of the pros and cons of vision insurance.
Early summer marks the beginning of the California grape season. These bite-size treats are the perfect snack — crisp, sweet and only 90 calories per 3/4 cup serving. Grapes are also very juicy, making them a welcome source of hydration as outdoor activities and temperatures increase.
Recent studies indicate that the connection between alcohol consumption and breast cancer are more dangerous than suspected, especially for women over 50. Even a single cocktail or glass of wine each evening is actually enough to increase the risk of developing breast cancer.
Question: When I was in the hospital, I was visited by a “hospitalist.” What exactly is a hospitalist?
For years, medical studies have shown that lifestyle and dietary changes could provide long-lasting protection against Type II or Adult Onset Diabetes, but doctors weren’t sure for how long. Now, in a study just published in The Lancet journal, the longest follow-up of patients from the Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group provides more clarification.
Find out what you can do to prevent from developing serious back issues as you age, and what kinds of exercises will help chase existing pain away.
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women in America. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the risk of breast cancer that all women should be aware of so that they can make the effort to stay healthy. It is also a smart idea to be aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer so that you can get an early screening if needed.
The development of the male breast can have a variety of causes. Learn what those causes are and what the chances of developing breast cancer are.
The benefits of yearly mammograms far outweigh the uncomfortable test procedures women have to deal with. Yearly mammograms can reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer by 35%.