1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Multidrug-resistant bacteria, such as E. coli, can be found in more than one-quarter of people living in nursing homes,...

10 Easy Habits for Healthy Aging in 2018

Whew. It's been quite a year, hasn't it? While things like money issues, work-life balance, health and health care, sex in the workplace (or out...

A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017

It's not often I get to immerse myself along with 500-plus others to hear international thought and industry leaders discuss the past, present and...

Flu Can Have Dangerous Domino Effect on Older Adults

SUNDAY, Dec. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Even months after recovering from the flu, older people remain at increased risk for a heart attack, stroke or...

How to Enjoy a Mindful Cup of Tea

"Would you like to try our teas?" said the representative from Adagio Teas.  "Yes, yes, yes," I replied. I received a gift certificate to purchase...

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...

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

If you have a teenager, you may blame every scream and fight on those raging hormones. It's just par for the course at that...

Too Few Older, Hospitalized Patients Getting Flu Tests

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News)—As a nasty flu season rages throughout the United States, new research finds that one particularly vulnerable population often...

Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick

As if the hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and sexual challenges weren't enough, now you can add weight gain to the menopausal whammy.  ...

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...