Health and Wellness
- November 14th, 2012Women Understand the Realities of Long-Term Care, But May Not Plan Accordingly
Women may have a better understanding than men about the resources and options available to individuals facing a long-term care event. However, they're significantly less likely to be taking action to protect themselves from the risks.
- November 14th, 2012
If Satan were to create the “perfect disease” to torture mankind, it would be Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a progressive, degenerative disorder that cripples the brain’s nerve cells, has reached a record 5.4 million patients in the US in 2012.
- November 13th, 2012AfterFiftyLiving.com Looks At What Really Matters
"After Fifty" years can be wonderful, productive, and rewarding, if people follow the advice of AfterFiftyLiving.com, a rapidly emerging online social network which provides resources exclusively for Baby Boomers and folks over 50.
- November 13th, 2012New Chef-inspired Recipes Use Winter's Surprise Ingredient
Though it's tempting to include every indulgent dish on holiday tables, the most successful menus are a balance of both healthful and decadent favorites.
- November 13th, 2012
On November 13, the Waterville Library in Waterville, OH, the Waretown United Methodist Church, in Waretown, NJ, and Sykes' Restaurant in Kalispell, MT will be offering the public more than their usual wealth of books, spiritual sanctuary and lunch, respectively.
- November 13th, 2012
Gail Trauco, RN, BSN-OCN, was born a compassionate caregiver. She attests that angels have been on her shoulder, long before becoming an oncology certified nurse, and coming into contact with dying patients in cancer wards.
- November 12th, 2012
The quality of a woman's social networks—the personal relationships that surround an individual—appears to be just as important as the size of her networks in predicting breast cancer survival, Kaiser Permanente scientists report in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.
- November 12th, 2012Losing weight may be an easy and effective solution
Looking for a way to help free yourself of persistent heartburn through lifestyle changes? The answer may lie in your body mass index (BMI), a test of whether your weight is too high. Frequent or persistent heartburn is the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Symptoms of GERD can increase along with your waistline.
- November 12th, 2012Stress of war and military life play a big role
Asking the right questions can help health care providers identify debilitating conditions brought on by the stress of war and military life, according to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP is sharing with providers nationwide a simple and effective tool for identifying health problems among veterans and military service members.
- November 9th, 2012
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, good food and good times. The nation's emergency physicians want it to stay that way and not become a memory that involves a visit to the nearest ER.