Monthly articles designed to help you acheive your best health ever.
Mar 25, 2021 -
Americans love to drive. And that love affair with automobiles doesn’t fade as we get older. In fact, being able to drive plays a key role in older adults’ ability to maintain their independence as the years go by.
Feb 23, 2021 -
We know we should eat more of what’s good for us and less of what’s not. But most Americans get too many calories and not enough nutrition in their daily diet, health experts claim. Here’s a simple three-step plan to help.
Jan 25, 2021 -
Clenched teeth have long served as a telltale sign of stress. And as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to weigh on Americans, dentists are noticing a concerning trend.
Dec 29, 2020 -
Replace that expensive massage with a foam roller to release muscle tension.
Nov 19, 2020 -
A famous saying notes that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. If you have a chronic health condition or disability, deciding that you’re ready to start exercising may be the first step. The next one should be talking with your healthcare provider.
Oct 26, 2020 -
Unlike many other types of cancer where your risk climbs as you age, testicular cancer is most likely to strike when you’re in the prime of your life.
Sep 22, 2020 -
Chronic inflammation. It’s a common villain in a host of health problems—from heart disease, diabetes, and obesity to cancer and dementia. And although all inflammation isn’t bad—it’s our body’s natural response to infection or injury—it can damage healthy cells when the immune system misfires and begins to attack the body.
Aug 21, 2020 -
In the U.S., men die by suicide at three and a half times the rate women do. And some face an even greater danger than others, new research finds.
Jul 29, 2020 -
When it comes to health, men and women are not on the same page. One reason is that men tend to lead less healthy lifestyles than women and take part in more risky behaviors. And women also tend to take better care of themselves when they get sick. But with health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes looming, men need to take better care of themselves.
Jun 25, 2020 -
Hot, humid conditions test the limits of even the most dedicated athletes. So it’s no surprise that summer weather is a challenge for those of us with more modest exercise goals. Here’s how to stay on track while avoiding heat-related problems.