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Tuesday , April 25th 2017

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among the elderly

March 31, 2017

We all know children that just seem to have difficulty staying in their seats. We see them squirming around, having trouble awaiting their turns in games and fidgeting with their hands. We typically see this in little boys and it is known as Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The truth is that we also miss […]


Preventing and treating the most common allergies

March 24, 2017

Many of us look forward to the start of the spring season and the warmer weather it brings, but unfortunately with that weather comes a very unwelcome condition, Allergies. It is estimated by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American that 50 million people, nearly one out of every five persons, suffer from allergies in […]


When should the elder driver stop driving?

March 10, 2017

One of the more sensitive events of aging happens when the time comes to question whether a family member should still drive. So many times a minor fender bender will prompt a family member, or in some cases the authorities, to ask if the time for driving has passed. This is a sensitive question. The […]


Healthy choices today help during senior years

March 3, 2017

On so many occasions I hear people lament about getting older. They feel that their youth is gone and certain parts of their life are also gone. I remind them that if they do not get older the alternative is not good, death. For some, a chuckle ensues for others, I am not sure what […]


Does it matter if your doctor is male or female?

February 24, 2017

We all have our preferences in life. Some of us prefer ice cream while others prefer cake. While others, must have them both to be happy. A preference is a term that is used in relation to choosing between alternatives. It is evaluating a choice or liking or disliking an object or situation. These preferences […]


Key changes in lifestyle can decrease cancer risk

February 17, 2017

One of the most feared words in the language of any society are the words that denote cancer. Even though the outlook for treatment of many cancers has improved, the word sends chills up and down the spines of most people. What is more important though is the fact that most people are not aware […]


Fat shaming is wrong and harmful

February 9, 2017

As society changes, we are seeing more people vocalize their displeasure with how others may live their lives. Obesity seems to be one of the conditions to which some are very negative. Fat shaming is a term that is used to describe this. Fat shaming is the act of poking fun of someone for being […]


Having compassion is good for one’s health

January 27, 2017

Many people have noted that the mood of the country has changed. There seems to be a change in how some are behaving. People for some reason have been given license to mistreat others. Some would even say that civility is now dead. Political correctness has been thrown out of the window and it is […]


Your behavior shapes your temperament

January 6, 2017

As we go along in life, things do not always go well. I recently read an article that pointed out a fact we all know, but may not really look at. Life can in fact be quite messy. We make detailed plans for a beautiful event and something happens. The food is cold. You are […]


Enjoy the holidays, avoid the stress

December 28, 2016

If you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa or even choose not to celebrate, the holidays can be a time of immense stress for many people. This stress can be extremely harmful to one’s health. The expectations of wanting the perfect holiday is often the cause stress-from the pressure of planning to the pressure of trying to […]


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