Health

Medications

Never Forget to Take Your Meds Again

Dana, a colleague with diabetes, is diligent about eating right and exercising, so you’d expect her to be on top…

Wellness

Laugh Your Way to Better Health

Have you ever laughed and then said, "Thanks, I needed that"? You were so right — because the very act…

Bladder

Surprising Link to Kids’ Toilet Troubles

Feeling frustrated because your school-age youngster didn’t make it to the toilet in time—again? As you launder that pile of…

Stress

Crazy with Stress? Craft Your Way to Calm

When my friend Nancy Monson’s mother was diagnosed with dementia earlier this year, the challenges of caregiving coupled with the…

Supplements

The Power of Peppermint

Peppermint is more than the flavor of your gum or toothpaste. It’s an herb (known as Mentha piperita) that can…

Infections

A Sugar-Coated Pill That Helps Fight Infection?

Have you ever been plagued by an infection that felt as if it would never go away? They’re known as…

Diet & Nutrition

Are Gorgeous Gourmet Salts Good for You?

Sprinkle On Sparkly Salts for a Variety of Health Benefits Gourmet salts come in an intriguing mix of colors and…

Neuromuscular

Golf Yips — Excuse or a Neurological Problem?

Golfers having trouble on the greens call it "the yips" -- a vexing malady in which you involuntarily jerk your…

Sexual Wellness

Should You Carry a Condom?

Even Monogamous Couples May Need Protection Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases In a conversation one of our colleagues had with a…

Diet & Nutrition

Eat Fat for Breakfast!

Fight Metabolic Syndrome with High-Fat Breakfast Forget about black coffee and dry toast if you’re trying to lose weight and…

Diet & Nutrition

Is Butter Better?

Buttering Up Your Health... with Real Butter For many years, butter was replaced by margarine on the menus of health-conscious…

Pain Relief

Whoosh, Crash, Bang — Your Pain Is Gone!

Virtual Reality Games Can Be Effective Pain Relievers Fire up the television -- video games not only can take your…

Weight

Do Night-Lights Make You Fat?

Falling asleep to the glow of a muted bedroom TV or night-light is a common practice that seems benign... but…

Cardiovascular Disease

Carotid Artery Stenting

Even people who don’t know a whole lot about health probably realize that having plaque in the arteries around your…

Drugs

Accidental Addicts — 5% of Seniors Abuse Drugs

Senior Drug Abusers Expected to Double in Next Decade Drug abuse isn’t just a young people’s problem -- and it…