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  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Updates from a Leading Geriatrician October 6, 2022

    Senior Moments Or Something More?

    As Baby Boomers continue the inexorable journey deep into their senior years, preserving cognitive function understandably tops the list of worries. While Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias are seen in just 5% of people over 65, that number jumps to 30% for people age 85 and over. Questions abound: is ...

  • Nourish Body, Brain and Heart with the MIND Diet October 6, 2022

    Mindful Eating for Your Brain

    Harkening back to ancient civilizations, the concept of food as medicine represents one of today’s most cutting-edge approaches to prevention and disease management. Inspired by the intricate connection of mind and body wellness, a small, special group of diets have made their way into the mainstream offering benefits far beyond short-term ...

  • In a Pickle and Looking for a New Summer Activity? July 8, 2022

    Try Pickleball, the Country’s Fastest-Growing Sport

    Tired of the same ‘ole routine every summer but find yourself in a pickle and looking for a new summer activity? Well, according to American Council on Exercise (ACE), you might want to consider pickleball.

    As everyone from your next-door neighbor to ACE will attest, pickleball is extraordinarily ...

  • Tips for Safe Summer Fun July 8, 2022

    Stay Safe with Sunscreen, Sunglasses and Plenty of Water

    The longer, sunshine filled days of summer are upon us and without a doubt, they are one of life’s unrivaled joys, especially when you protect yourself from the powerful impact of ultraviolet rays. With that in mind, we share our tips for safe summer fun; ...

  • Summer Fruits and Veggies July 8, 2022

    Picking the Season’s Prime Produce

    A seasonal bounty of fruits and vegetables is in bloom everywhere from your grocery’s fresh foods section to local farmers’ markets, and in your own backyard garden. The following is advice from experts on how to purchase summer fruits and veggies at its peak, and store them safely, until ...

  • Exercise Is Good Medicine April 1, 2022

    Get Up and Join the Movement

    As we emerge from the doldrums of winter hibernation and COVID-19-related inertia, it’s important to remember that exercise is good medicine and there’s no better time than now, to get moving again.

    “There isn’t a chronic condition that can’t be better managed with an appropriate dose of exercise,” asserts

  • Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder January 10, 2022
    Pandemic Stress Likely Compounded by Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • A Novel Approach to Behavior Change December 14, 2021

    How to Replace Bad Habits with Healthy, Sustainable Behaviors For entrepreneur physician Kyra Bobinet, MD, the typical reasons behind a failed diet served as the impetus for developing a novel approach to behavior change. “I was doing so well. I knew what to eat, when to eat, how ...

  • Staying Well in the New Year A Proactive Guide December 14, 2021

    In the spirit of starting 2022 with healthy intention, we’ve taken a page from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) latest recommendations, long considered the gold standard for clinical preventive services, and prepared the following proactive guide to staying well in the new year. Back in 1903, ...

  • Color Your World with Every Hue of Fruit and Vegetable December 14, 2021

    Eating Your Fruits and Veggies May Help Reduce the Risk of Chronic Disease Fill your plate with a vibrant, colorful array of fruits and vegetables for a naturally delicious way to meet your ...