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Faster Stroke Treatment Is Everyone’s Job

Posted on May 18, 2021 - May is National Stroke Awareness Month. During this month, the emphasis has been on ways to lower the risk of stroke and the latest research on stroke treatment. And one more thing that’s heavily emphasized: When it comes to stroke survival and recovery, fast treatment is of the highest importance.

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Reasons to Show Your Older Brain Some Love

Posted on May 13, 2021 - You hear a song on the radio and you can sing along—but what’s the title, and who is the artist? The older we are, the more challenging it is to access memories like this. But that’s in part because we have so much “data” stored in our brains!

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A heart-healthy diet doesn’t need to be low in fat

Posted on May 11, 2021 - Harvard Medical School experts say that while for years, a low-fat diet was considered ideal for heart health, in fact, there is a place for fats—healthy fats, that is.

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Is It Safe to Exercise With Arthritis?

Posted on May 6, 2021 - May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Over 54 million people in the U.S. are living with arthritis, and with the aging of our population, that number will grow. Arthritis is the general term for a group of more than 100 conditions that affect the joints or the tissues around the joint. Osteoarthritis is the most common type, followed by rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Arthritis results from a combination of genetic factors, lifestyle, and environment. And though people of any age can have arthritis, age is a top risk factor.

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No-prescription, rapid COVID-19 home tests to be sold at CVS, Walgreens and Walmart

Posted on May 4, 2021 - USA Today reports on the new home COVID-19 tests that have just gone on the market.

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