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September 17, 2021

Not the Same Old Story

Science tells us that there are three important reasons that the entire population is living longer. Exercising moreAs we learned that being active was probably the best thing that you could do for your health, people are taking the initiative to get up and move. All across America, people are […]
August 7, 2020

The Ways the Pandemic Has Influenced Our Eating Habits

More cooking, more uncertainty, less exercise and less sleep have taken their tollBy Randi Mazzella Last week, my husband and I decided since outdoor dining resumed in our state, we would go out to dinner. For the first time in several months, I decided to get dressed up. I noticed […]
July 9, 2019

Can the Mediterranean Diet Delay or Prevent Dementia?

In this ‘Ask the Expert’ column, a dietitian explains the possibilitiesBy The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Before earning her doctorate in public health nutrition from Queen’s University Belfast in 2012 and embarking on a research career there, registered dietitian Claire McEvoy spent a decade working in clinical nutrition […]
March 12, 2019

Our Brains Need Exercise, Too

Learn the ways you can have a positive effect on your cognitive healthBy Paula Spencer Scott The basics of heart health have been drilled into our brains: Eat less saturated fat. Keep moving. Know your “numbers” for cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI. But what about that brain itself? Although life […]
February 15, 2019

Understanding the Types of Rehab for Stroke Therapy

A breakdown of the various offerings and where insurance fits inBy Lisa Fields After a stroke, only about 10 percent of people recover almost completely without intervention. For everyone else, therapy is a crucial part of the recovery process. Whether you need physical, occupational and/or speech therapy following a stroke […]