Health Tips

Could a Good Attitude Help You Live Longer?

Feb 04, 2015
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Associationindicates that positive thinking helps older people recover from illness and injury. Specifically, the study revealed that older people with a positive age stereotype –...

Do You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Jan 22, 2015
Season affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression tied to the changes in the seasons. People with SAD usually experience symptoms from the end of the fall through the beginning of spring. Symptoms of seasonal affective disorder...

Run for Your Health

Dec 23, 2014
Walking is the most popular form of exercise, especially among the older population. The trouble is that as we get older our walks can slow down and become less beneficial. But a new study at the University of Colorado – Boulder and...

Tips for a Healthy Winter

Dec 09, 2014
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so here are a few tips to help you stay healthy this winter. Avoid winter colds by staying hydrated, getting quality sleep, taking your daily vitamin. Remember to wash your hands frequently...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Spotlight on Early Detection

Oct 21, 2014
Early detection contributes to successful treatment outcomes for those with breast cancer. There aren't any outward physical symptoms associated with breast cancer, so it’s essential for women to know their bodies and be aware of subtle...

What are Compression Garments?

Aug 26, 2014
Compression socks, stockings and sleeves are special garments designed to improve circulation and prevent blood clot formation. They can also reduce aching and swelling. Many people can benefit from wearing compression garments, including...