Health and Wellness

Be ‘Food Safe’ during the holidays

Clean, separate, cook, and chill your food properly this holiday season

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10 Tips to Help You Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

This Season—Without the Dreaded Holiday Weight Gain

Can music help people with Alzheimer's?

Relieving stress and reducing anxiety and depression at the touch of a button might sound too good to be true for those with Alzheimer's, but it might be possible.

Red Cross introduces new RapidPass online donor health history

Blood and platelet donors can save up to 15 minutes while helping save lives

Partnership for Food Safety Education launches GO 40 °F or BELOW

Calls on consumers to keep food out of the “danger zone”

Processed Meat May Cause Cancer—Now What?

Tips to Successfully and Healthfully Reduce Your Processed Meat Intake

Ignore the Pain? Innovative Pain Management Ideas

These people were all getting a generally similar input delivered to their brains,

The key to getting the most out of your rheumatoid arthritis therapy

Experts agree that treating RA as early as possible is a good option for managing the disease.

Dry eye affects most menopausal women; nutrition can help

When most women think of menopausal symptoms, they imagine hot flashes, moodiness and night sweats. But there’s one symptom that’s often forgotten when hormones begin to fluctuate – dry eye. In fact, dry eye affects 61 percent of menopausal women, according to The Huffington Post.

The most effective ways to whiten your teeth

In short, whitening methods provided by dentists tend to be more effective and last longer

Simple steps that help people with diabetes keep their feet healthy

People ages 20 and older who are living with diabetes account for about 60 percent of non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report.

When memories are fleeting: caregiver solutions

A caregiver's guide to overcoming the stress of Alzheimer's

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference at the Supermarket

“Your tuna sandwich may not currently represent anything to you beyond lunch, but if you don’t

What to Ask Your Doctor before Scheduling Surgery

If you are planning to have surgery, you may be anxious. Asking the right questions before scheduling surgery can help ensure good care and give you a better idea of what to expect.

Investigate – Don’t Panic!

Let me stress for the record that the progressive stages of dementia do not normally advance suddenly. Progression occurs gradually over time. So, if you notice a sudden behavioral change in a resident or a loved one, it would be wise to consider all possible contributing factors and not conclude the worst-case scenario – a sudden progression of the disease.