Fun Things to Do in Clearwater Beach

During our trip to Clearwater Beach, Florida, last month, my boyfriend L and I had a chance to explore the area for five glorious days courtesy...

Is Your Job Making You Vitamin D Deficient?

THURSDAY, June 22, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Spending your days cooped up inside an office might mean you're not getting enough vital vitamin D—know as the...

Myths About the Aging Brain

(HealthDay News)—Scientists are uncovering new information about the human brain every day. See These 6 Common Myths About Aging But misinformation still abounds. The...

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...

Easy Ways to Prevent the Common Cold

Got a cold? Tis the season.  Every year, especially in the wintertime, the common cold hits millions of Americans—and it's not just a one-time deal....

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

A (younger) friend of mine recently began having debilitating hot flashes and night sweats. She's in her mid-40s and was caught by surprise when...

Where Do You Want to Travel in 2018?

As we chatted during our girlfriends' dinner a few weeks ago, our talk was all about travel. My friend J was getting ready to take...

Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter

By Neelum T. Aggarwal, MDRush Alzheimer's Disease CenterSWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer's Disease Member An estimated 5.2 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Of...

7 Facts You Need to Know About Floaters

I recently was bothered by a tiny black fly that kept zooming back and forth in front of my eyes. I tried swatting it away...

Reinvent Yourself This New Year: Step 1

I had a shock the other day. In an unguarded moment, I ran across one of those life expectancy calculators. You know, the...