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Weight Loss After 40: Part 2

While tips might seem obvious, or even simplistic, being reminded of them still has value. If you regularly feel sluggish, can’t seem to get into gear, or just don’t know what to do to get back on track – it may be that focusing on one or more of these tips is just what you more >

Latest Health News and Headlines for You and Your Family

As a continuing feature of our work here at the blog, we hope to be able to offer glimpses into what is going on in the world of health and wellness news that affects you and your family on a monthly basis. For the past few months we’ve focused on seasonal issues, especially as we more >

5 Simple Tips for Weight Loss After 40

Age really is just a number. More and more research indicates that your diet, exercise habits, and lifestyle choices all play a bigger role in how old – or young – you feel than the number of candles on your birthday cake. Even better news… It’s NEVER too late to start making healthy changes that more >

Latest Health News and Headlines for You and Your Family

As a continuing feature of our work here at the blog, we hope to be able to offer glimpses into what is going on in the world of health and wellness news that affects you and your family on a monthly basis. For the past few months we’ve focused on seasonal issues, especially as we more >

Where Food Cravings Come From – and what to do about them

For many, the food cravings we feel for the foods that harm us were developed when we were young. We often have a strong emotional tie to them, which may make it hard to give them up. One of the foods that did that for me growing up was chocolate bars. I loved them all, more >

One-Size-Fits-All Wellness Myth

I want to make it absolutely clear that – there is no one-size-fits-all solution to wellness and/or weight loss! Let’s be realistic here, shall we? While everyone’s body needs fuel (calories) to function, the type of fuel your body needs to perform at its best may be, and likely is, very different from the neighbor, more >

Latest Health News and Headlines for You and Your Family

As a continuing feature of our work here at the blog, we hope to be able to offer glimpses into what is going on in the world of health and wellness news that affects you and your family on a monthly basis. For the past few months we’ve focused on seasonal issues, especially as we more >

Drug Addiction Epidemic: Opioid Use Has Truly Hit Epidemic Proportions

We feel it’s time to take a look at something that, though in the news, does not seem to be hitting home with the public as it should be: the current drug addiction epidemic in the US. Epidemic is a big word, with portentous meaning. When we hear this word, it sets off alarm bells more >

Tick, Tock: The Lyme Disease Clock is Running

Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium that is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migraines. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical more >

Yes, It’s True: If You Eat Better, You Live Longer

“Our results underscore the concept that modest improvements in diet quality over time could meaningfully influence mortality risk,” said lead researcher Mercedes Sotos-Prieto, a visiting scientist at the Harvard School of Public Health, in Boston. (Emphasis added.) Earlier this month, we shared a brief headline about a new study that reinforces the notion that improvements more >