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A Deep Dive into Water Yoga

Water yoga—also called aqua or aquatic yoga—is just what it sounds like: yoga done in waist- or chest-deep water, typically in a pool, while...

Cellphones and Brain Cancer: Is There a Link?

It’s understandable you might be concerned that regularly talking on a cellphone could increase your risk of developing a brain tumor, as study results suggesting an association between cellphone...

Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Diet

In our previous conversation with Ronald Krauss, M.D., an expert in lipidology and a member of our editorial board, we discussed how to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease....

2 Vaccine Updates to Know About

Covid-19 vaccines continue to make headlines around the country, but it’s important to make sure you are also up to date with all other recommended vaccines for your age....

Kiwi for Constipation

If you have constipation, kiwifruit (often just called kiwi) may help keep you regular, according to a handful of promising studies. Chronic constipation affects about 10 to 20 percent...

Cardiovascular Disease: Assessing Your Risk

“A substantial proportion of the population is at significant risk for cardiovascular disease. We understand many of the factors that predispose people to this disease, and cholesterol has a...

Deadly Prostate Cancer on the Rise

Cases of metastatic prostate cancer are on the rise since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against routine PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening in men over age...

6 Ways to Fortify Your Immune System

The body’s immune system becomes less robust as we age, making us more vulnerable to infection. What’s more, older people often have chronic medical conditions that can further weaken...

Light Drinking Is NOT Good for the Heart, Study Shows

No amount of alcohol is good for the heart, according to the latest study to weigh in on this unresolved subject matter. Published in JAMA Network Open in March,...

Menopausal Brain Fog: It’s Not All in Your Head

As if hot flashes, sleep disturbances, mood shifts, and vaginal dryness are not enough to have to contend with when going through menopause, enter memory problems and other cognitive...

Speaking of Wellness: Can’t ‘Snap Out’ of Post-Covid Depression? You’re Not Alone

Covid-19 has certainly affected many of us psychologically, but those who have had the disease are almost 40 percent more likely to suffer from depression than those who haven’t...