If the following scenario sounds familiar, you’ve likely come across it on Facebook or other social media sites. It’s been around for a long time and has spread across the globe from Athens, Greece to Los Angeles, California, and beyond.
Like so much medical … Read More
Seafood-Derived Omega-3s May Promote Healthier Aging
A team of U.S. researchers led by Tufts University investigated the association between circulating blood levels of n-3 PUFAs (omega-3s) and aging among older adults. They found that higher blood levels of omega-3s found in seafood were associated with a higher likelihood of healthy aging. … Read More
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ guidelines say that adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week. What you do doesn’t matter—bike, swim, power walk—all of it counts. Equally important to those aerobic activities are strength-building exercises, which can be done with barbells, resistance … Read More
Consult with your primary care physician regarding vaccines needed and the timing of them. Anyone who has had a live vaccine should wait before getting another. Live vaccines given too close together may not work as well.
Flu shots: All adults need these vaccines annually. They are especially important for people … Read More
Q: My husband has athlete’s foot. How can I avoid catching it?
A: There are several fungi that can cause athlete’s foot, but they all have one thing in common: They thrive in moist environments. Locker rooms and swimming pool floors are prime places where fungi can easily multiple. Other areas … Read More