Could That Fracture Be Linked to Osteoporosis?

Too often, women and their health care providers overlook the connection between a broken bone and osteoporosis. A fracture in a postmenopausal woman—especially one caused...

Tips for Managing Caring for Aging Parents

TUESDAY, Aug. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Millions of Americans are juggling working and raising a family with taking care of an older relative. If you're...

What to Do for Crooked Teeth

Alligator mouth. That's the nickname I (and others like me) was granted when, at 12, I arrived at school one day flashing a...

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia

SUNDAY, Aug. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Moderate drinking may be associated with a reduced risk of dementia in seniors, a new study suggests. But the...

Visiting Greece: Climbing to the Top of the Acropolis

It was day two of my first visit to Greece with my sister N and daughter A. As I mentioned in my previous post, "The...

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Distinguishing Alzheimer's disease from another common form of dementia may get easier using a new, noninvasive technique, researchers say....

5 Health Myths to Ditch Now

There are thousands of online health resources, and new ones seem to crop up every day. They've become important and trusted sources of health information...

Visiting Greece: The Amazing Old World of Athens

"Let's plan a trip to Greece," said my daughter A the day after we arrived home from our summer 2016 family vacation to Italy.  "I want...

Your Brain on Estrogen

Estrogen, as you know all too well these days, does a lot of good things for your body and your mood. Maybe you didn't know...

Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, July 19, 2017 (HealthDay News)—The earlier a woman begins menopause, the greater her risk of developing diabetes, a new study suggests. Following almost...