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Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral

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The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-aNeutral Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women very differently than men…

When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

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Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which…

Fight Fatigue

Wake-up Call: Fight Fatigue at Its Roots Are these ordinary signs of aging? Exhausted throughout the day, joy in life slowly diminishing, active lifestyle becoming a distant memory. No, no…

A Flu-Free Winter: Your Best Shot

Take Your Best Shot for a Flu-Free Winter Last year’s flu season was severe in most parts of the country and left many wondering why the flu vaccine hadn’t performed…

Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series

HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have…

Stressed Out? A Guide to Signs, Symptoms

“I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. I never remember myself a time in which our history was so full, in which…

The Connected Patient: Keeping Up with Apps

The ubiquitous smart phone has boosted its useful- ness tenfold in the past decade with a mushrooming library of health and wellness apps. Some aim to help you monitor your…

Gut Instincts: Can More Bacteria Mean Better Health?

Healthy bacteria may seem like a contradiction in terms, but years of research and real world experience point toward an unexpectedly promising finding: the microorganisms continually forming in your intestine…
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