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    Expert advice from Dr. Judith Black
    The holiday season doesn't have to be a difficult time for older adults. Learn how a designated health partner can help you stay healthy and safe by following these tips: -Designate a health partner – Consider asking a loved one to become your designated health partner. An older adult often needs a...
     
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    Individuals and families across America are invited to ask questions of a leading national expert on brain health on ways to increase cognitive fitness and delay the potential onset of memory loss. Emeritus Senior Living National Director of Brain Health Dr. Paul Nussbaum will hold a live Internet chat at 4 p.m. ET /...
     
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    Mealtimes are a great opportunity to foster discussion and share experiences that bring us closer together. "Making Meals Meaningful", a partnership between UNICEF Canada, Maple Leaf Foods and Dr. Karyn Gordon, aims to help Canadian families connect around the dinner table. The program features themed...
     
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    Celebrity Chef Brings Bold Tastes
    For most of us, holidays are occasions for bountiful food and celebration. Yet holiday meals can be difficult for the nearly 400,000 Americans with kidney failure who are on dialysis – a life-sustaining process that cleans waste products and removes extra fluids from the blood, and which also requires...
     
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    Autumn offers a cornucopia of cancer fighting foods and many of them will end up on the dinner table this season. Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a senior nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, says many fruits and vegetables are at their nutritional peak in the fall so it’s a great time to...
     
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    Cardiovascular disease will kill nearly 2.5 million people in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Over time, inflammation, collagen deposition and scar tissue formation can cause blood vessels to stiffen, a process called vascular fibrosis. Though researchers have known that the...
     
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    Leading Cosmetic Dermatologist Recommends Boiling it Down to the Basics
    Rough, dry skin may seem like a constant battle for some, especially as cold weather creeps in. When it comes to defeating dryness, leading New York Cosmetic Dermatologist, Dr. Doris Day, recommends following three cardinal rules: cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize. Using a mild cleanser helps rid skin of daily...
     
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      Genetically modified ingredients can be an unwelcome and hidden guest at your Thanksgiving celebration. This year, GMO Inside, a new coalition that advocates for increased consumer awareness of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods, is offering tips and suggestions for consumers on how to...
     
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      This November, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is raising awareness about pancreatic cancer and encouraging patients and their families to become educated about the disease, to ask their doctor about treatments and to reach out for support. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading...
     
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    From snacking on human treats to biting colorful light bulbs, as the winter holiday season draws closer, pet owners must keep an even more watchful eye on their furry, four-legged friends. In 2011, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance,...