- September 1st, 2012
Scientists at Arizona State University (ASU) have discovered that older honeybees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees.
People often ask me questions about all the different ways to resurface the skin and repair the damage done by "too much fun in the sun," poor skin care, and photo-aging. There are many options available today that address skin problems, but it can be a bewildering experience to sort though them all.
The key to living a healthy, balanced life is practicing prevention. Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
- July 1st, 2012
I’m going to tell you a secret—something that the smartest, most cutting-edge health professionals already know and talk about amongst themselves. This information isn’t widely known or accepted yet, but it will be, at which point we will all shake our heads, look back, and say, “What were we thinking?”
Get ready to be shocked.Get ready to be shocked: high cholesterol doesn't cause heart disease.By Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS
- July 1st, 2012
The word “old” is not usually a desired description, but since we lack an acceptable alternative, maybe the focus should be on healthy ways to grow old. You can’t turn back the clock, but choices you make can help you age well.Take control of the aging process to make your "wonder years" the best yet.By Nina Zolotow
- May 1st, 2012
When it comes to aging, one of the most highly valued aspects of living out one’s “golden years” is independence.Boosting bone building beyond calcium and vitamin DBy Richard Garian, DC, and Staff Writers
- March 1st, 2012
The concept of a grandparent as a sexual being is uncomfortable for many. But sexuality is an important component of any adult’s self-image, including those older than 50. Seniors have frequently been labeled as asexual in American culture, particularly misleading stereotypes assert that older men are impotent and older women are frigid.Embracing your sexuality helps your golden years shine.by Jennifer Fitzpatrick
Psychological stress and anxiety cannot be completely avoided—they are a part of life. Did you know that there is a 50-percent increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) for people who deal with chronic work stress? That’s a 50-percent greater chance than the average person has of developing CVD if you are stressed at work and don’t change your environment.
Although much attention has been given to the treatment of illnesses, the media has placed little attention on the needs of those who take care of very ill patients. If you are a caretaker, focus on these four basic rules:
1. Take care of yourself first.
- July 27th, 2011When it comes to natural radiance, you shine from the inside out, with confidence.By Kristin Caven