Year in and year out, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and worldwide. Thankfully there are some steps you can take to greatly reduce your risk:
Controlling your blood pressure. High blood pressure is a major... (Read More)
Your friends are likely some of the most important people in your life. They help you celebrate the good times and provide support during the bad times. But did you know that good friends are also good for your health?
Many different types of... (Read More)
Are you looking for ways to boost your immune system and protect yourself from getting sick? Here are some simple —yet highly effective — ways to help you stay healthy:
Participate in activities you enjoy. Listening to music, reading a book... (Read More)
Glaucoma is a sneaky group of eye diseases that causes damage to the eye's optic nerve and can cause vision loss and blindness. The symptoms can start so slowly that they often go unnoticed in the early stages, when glaucoma is the most treatable... (Read More)
Caregivers truly are the unsung heroes of the world. But sometimes, just knowing you're doing an extraordinary job caring for a loved one isn't enough. You'd like to hear the words "thank you" from your loved one once in a while — and that's... (Read More)
You may not realize it, but bone, like muscle, is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. That's especially important given the fact that most people reach their peak bone mass in their late 20s and early 30s and start to... (Read More)
Do you spend too much time tossing and turning each night? Getting a good night's sleep can be tough. We've compiled this list of tips to help. Give these a try and you'll be on your way to sleeping better and waking up feeling more... (Read More)
Vernon Manor, a family-owned health care facility offering post-hospital rehabilitation as well as long-term and respite care, has appointed Kristin A. Giannini, MD, FAAFP, as Medical Director. Dr. Giannini’s new role was effective as of Sept. 1... (Read More)
Are you feeling a bit overburdened lately? Fatigued? Sort of like you're carrying around a 300-pound boulder on your back?
First off, it's one of life's natural consequences that as we grow older, our energy levels decrease. We don't seem to have... (Read More)
Are you feeling stressed out lately? You're not alone. Most of us are to some degree as we navigate unprecedented, uncertain and challenging times. The good news is that there are some steps that you can take to feel better:
Be gentle with... (Read More)