Health Specialties: Healthy Aging

Exercise: From distracted to focused and recharged

Go ahead and congratulate yourself for your last workout … In the middle of a hectic lifestyle, it’s too easy to shelve a crucial sweat-session. What you likely already know is that exercise will increase your energy levels, lower your stress hormones, and provide a healthy perspective on those mounting... Read more

Q&A: Feeling Refreshed

“I have a very hectic schedule. What’s the best way to unplug?” Here are a few tips on creating a weekend that will leave you feeling refreshed: Turn off as many electronic communication devices as possible. Sleep in. Make a big breakfast, put your feet up and read the paper.... Read more

Good Oral Health

Is there a relationship between good oral health and good health overall? Have you heard about a lollipop and chewing gum that fight cavities? The health of your oral cavity – mouth, teeth and gums – plays an important role in your overall health. For example, studies have shown a... Read more

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Depending on age and gender, 30 to 70 percent of Americans are deficient in vitamin D. While most people don’t have any symptoms, some experience muscle pain or general muscle weakness. Vitamin D improves muscle strength, bone health, immune function, and reduces inflammation. Scientists are just beginning to appreciate the... Read more