Mind & Body
Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Nov 15, 2022 -
Talk openly with a health care provider about your risk for HIV and other STIs—and how to lower it.
Oct 26, 2022 -
When it comes to reaping the rewards of exercise, “no pain, no gain” has worn out its welcome. You don’t have to push yourself until it hurts. But to lose weight, build strength, or gain health, it can help to gauge your efforts and progress.
Sep 26, 2022 -
If you’ve had chickenpox before, then you’re at risk of developing shingles. In fact, 1 out of 3 people in the United States will develop shingles at some point in their life.
Aug 23, 2022 -
Elder abuse occurs when people ages 60 and older are mistreated by others. This can be by family members, caregivers, friends, and even strangers. Anyone can be a victim of abuse, but it is more likely to happen to those who have dementia or a disability, or who don’t have a strong social network.
Jul 19, 2022 -
The term meatless suggests going without. But choosing alternative protein sources for a meal or two per week isn’t really a sacrifice. In fact, setting aside chicken, pork, and beef can benefit your health.
Jun 29, 2022 -
If you want to lose weight successfully, slow and steady progress is your best bet. Experts recommend aiming to lose 1 to 2 pounds per week for the first 6 months. Once you’ve made it that far, continuing to your final goal may seem like a snap.
May 26, 2022 -
You toss and turn all night long and wake up drenched in sweat. Night sweats, or excessive sweating during sleep, is making you tired during the day, causing sleep problems, and potentially leading to more serious health issues.
Apr 26, 2022 -
As you age, it’s important to track your finances and make smart decisions about how you spend and save your money.
Feb 25, 2022 -
You might think of your bones as solid inside. But they’re actually filled with lots of little holes like a honeycomb. Osteoporosis occurs when the holes grow in size, causing you to lose bone density. As a result, bones become weak and break easily.
Jan 31, 2022 -
Surgery can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone. If you’re older, you may be concerned about your higher risk for surgical complications that occurs with age. However, taking steps to prepare for surgery can help put your mind at ease and increase the likelihood that you’ll have a successful outcome.