Make the year ahead clutter-free

Cleaning the slate at home may involve reducing clutter around the house. Clutter can gradually overtake a home’s interior, turning a once pristine home into one overwhelmed with nonessential …

Salt intake warnings might have been wrong

More research seems to contradict the oft-stated notion that we eat too much salt. The latest such study appeared in The Lancet medical journal. The study found that for the majority of people there …

Light-headedness and sweaty palms

Vasovagal syncope, a frequent cause of fainting episodes, sounds a lot more sinister than it really is People prone to fainting episodes may be introduced to the term “vasovagal …

3 simple ways to a healthier heart

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 800,000 deaths every …

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Caregiver Guide 2019

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Eat more chocolate... and other New Year’s resolutions

Losing weight, changing my diet, exercising more, being more positive; all those resolutions that are rapidly becoming more of a bucket list than …

Regardless of its origins, Valentine’s Day is now celebrated by millions and is one of the retail industry’s most lucrative shopping holidays. Many different traditions can be linked …

Texting, posting to social media, watching videos - few may realize just how much time they’re spending on their devices.

Open your heart and home

Take Kittany home --- please!

Prepare to be charmed! I'm Kittany, the klepto-kat. What do I steal? People's hearts, of course! I'm a gorgeous, gray tabby with a silky, shimmery, swirl- patterned coat. I'm all about hugs, …

Warning signs of a heart attack

An umbrella term that encompasses various conditions, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a formidable foe. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases claim the lives of 17.7 …

Pulmonary pollution - your health connected to air quality

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, studies have shown that air pollution can trigger heart attacks and …