Category: Health & Wellness

How to stay healthy naturally

By Helen Christos The first essential for vitality, physical well-being, and protection against disease and deterioration with passing time is an adequate diet. Right eating is Health Rule No. 1 What we eat and...

Flu shot vital for seniors

Every year we are told to get the flu shot, but seniors are of the groups it is most important for. Dr. Bryna Warshawsky, medical director of communicable disease, emergency preparedness and response with...

Stay healthy holistically

By Helen Christos Health is a mind-over-matter situation for all of us. The bottom line is that if something is amiss, emotionally or psychologically, it translates into physical illness. This is especially true if...

The No. 1 brain sport

By Mark Dekeyser How do we stay mentally sharp as we age? Some try computer programs such as Lumosity (www.lumosity.com) or Fitbrains (www.fitbrains.com), others may prefer puzzles such as Sudoku and crosswords. We may...

How to tackle cancer and stay strong

It can be tough juggling medical appointments, care and treatment options when you or a loved one is struggling with an acute or chronic illness. But research shows a strong support system is crucial...

Conquer gardening pain

The long, sunny days of summer are returning, and that means it’s time to dust off those gardening tools. But if you experience long-lasting body pain, yard work might be easier said than done....

Working through chronic disease

At 50 years of age, Blake Bell was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. At first he reacted like many — experiencing denial and withdrawal. He also suffered from depression, a common symptom of the degenerative...