Health and Wellness
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%.
You’re not supposed to still be running around a tennis or basketball court — or even, for that matter, running around the block — once you’re old enough to qualify for the senior discount at the movie theater.
High testosterone is necessary to building muscle and burning fat. Find out which foods you can take to increase the level of testosterone in your body.
New research from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NYC, indicates that women with elevated glucose levels are more likely to develop colorectal cancer.
Tips for anti aging that include ingredients that can't be found in a wrinkle cream.
Are preconceived notions about exercise in your mature years keeping you from getting fit? If so, find out what some of the top senior exercise myths are.
Women need not fear menopausal weight gain. Some experts say it is beneficial, but excessive weight gain is not healthy. Here are some tips for preventing problems of menopause.
Over 25 million senior women are at risk of osteoporosis and the known consequences. FRAX helps determine low bone density and the associated risk of bone fracture.