- Antibiotics: Are You Aware? January 16, 2020
Are You Antibiotics Aware?
Spurred by Alexander Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have rightfully become wonder drugs, often able to change the course of deadly bacterial infections in a matter of ... Continue Reading
- How You Can Walk Off Belly Fat December 4, 2019
BY MARC LINDSAY
Walking might not be the most strenuous form of exercise, but it is an effective way to get in shape and burn fat. While you can’t spot-reduce fat, walking can help reduce overall fat (including belly fat), which, despite being ... Continue Reading
- Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral December 2, 2019
The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-aNeutral
Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women very differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass ... Continue Reading
- When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? November 26, 2019
Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?
Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways?
Like trying to define why some people are ... Continue Reading
- Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback November 26, 2019
Safe Passage: Navigating Your Prescription Drugs, From Pickup to Takeback
If you are not taking your prescription medications as directed (or at all), you’re far from alone: Compliance is estimated at just 50% among U.S. patients. Unfortunately, adherence is a direct impact on quality and length of life, and overall healthcare costs, accounting for up to ... Continue Reading
- Brain Training and Your Cognitive Abilities November 25, 2019
Does Brain Training Increase Your Cognitive Abilities?
BY KEVIN GRAY
SEPTEMBER 20, 2019
There are lots of ways to work out. You’ve got resistance training, endurance training and high-intensity interval training, among others. Of course, we can’t forget brain training. Which begs the question: What the heck is brain training?
Also called cognitive training, brain training involves ... Continue Reading
- Recap: Aging in Place November 12, 2019
The Keys to Happy, Healthy and Fulfilling Senior Living Revealed at Dr. Shmorhun’s “Aging in Place” Seminar
At Dr. Shmorhun’s recent, well-attended educational event for older adults and their families, he shared the keys to navigating a smooth and satisfying transition to the senior years. Bringing his decades of experience helping senior patients successfully cope with ... Continue Reading
- How Water Weight Affects Weight Loss October 16, 2019
What Is Water Weight?
Water makes up 60% of your body weight, and it’s one of the first things you lose. Weight decreases as a change in muscle, fat and water.
Fat mass doesn’t change quickly, but you can lose as much as five pounds of ... Continue Reading
- Sleep Cycles Explained: What Happens After You Close Your Eyes? October 9, 2019
Sleep Cycle Guide
Shortly after you crawl into bed your body shifts into 5 different sleep cycles. During each cycle, your brain goes through different patterns that are important for your overall health.
According to Dr. Jeffrey Lliff, ” your brain is not simply asleep or awake; it ... Continue Reading
- Weight Gain or Loss and Other Signs of Thyroid Issues October 2, 2019
Weight Issues & Your Thyroid
People gain weight for a number of reasons that go beyond your calorie intake and workouts. You might be on a new medication or even stress can be a factor. But even after you’ve eliminated all the possibilities and are ... Continue Reading