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Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets?

There are many reasons why there is so much confusion about healthy diets. They can be boiled down into 3 practical points.
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Overwhelmed After a Serious Diagnosis? Think Travel

There's a lot think after a serious diagnosis (treatments, doctors' visits & health insurance), but one thing you may want to add is planning some travel.
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Positive Psychiatry: What Is It and Why We Need It

Traditional psychiatry aims to restore people to their usual function. Positive Psychiatry hopes to help people move to a higher level of functioning.
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When It Comes to Health, Muscle Mass Matters

Muscle mass plays a huge role in predicting health outcomes. Studies show that people with less muscle mass had more surgical and post-operative complications, longer hospital stays, lower physical function, poorer quality of life and overall lower survival.
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Do You Know the Health Risks of Driving?

Besides car crashes, health risks of driving include stress, anxiety, air pollution & back pain. Luckily there are tech & low tech alternatives to driving.

8 Yoga Poses Every Woman Should Practice

\Yoga can benefit women at every phase of their lives. Here are eight Yoga poses that every woman should practice for better health and mental energy.
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Can Winter’s Chill Actually Make You Sick?

Are there aspects of winter that make us sick? If so, what should we do to stay healthy in peak respiratory illness season & how can we get better quickly?
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How to Make Healthy Eating Easy

There are thousands of articles, books, and other sources about how to eat healthily—it can be overwhelming! The reality is: eating healthy is simple, easy, and approachable. All you need to do is stay consistent with daily habits, make informed decisions, and manage your self-control.
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10 Things to Do to Prepare for a Medicare Wellness Visit

Did you know that Medicare covers an Initial Preventive Wellness Examination during the first year (sometimes called the "Welcome to Medicare Physical") of Medicare B coverage and an Annual Wellness Visit every year after that? Scheduling these appointments is a great way to maintain your overall health.
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Fake Health News: How to Spot It and Not Fall for...

There are millions of fake health news stories flooding the internet. They usually have dramatic titles that make outrageous but unsupported claims. Failing to understand the difference between fake and real health news can have serious consequences. Here are some tips for identifying fake health news so that you do not fall for it.
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Are We Approaching a Modern Day Flu Pandemic?

This flu season is a good time for all of us to rethink our place in the global village and embrace reciprocal stewardship through common need.
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Let’s Show Gratitude for Christmas This Year

Thank you for reading our stories and we wish you all a Merry Christmas, Festive Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanzaa, and just plain ole Happy Holidays!