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Injectable Treatments for Arthritis

Injectable Treatments for Arthritis

There are several treatment options for arthritis, including injectable treatments. For these injectable treatments, there are different categories, as well as a variety of drugs within each category. If you suffer from arthritis, talk with your doctor or rheumatologist about …

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Summertime Safety for Seniors

Summertime Safety for Seniors

The summer months are a great time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and beautiful weather. For seniors, however, it is important to be aware that the summer heat can also prove to be extremely dangerous and detrimental to …

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Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer This Summer

Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer This Summer

The sun is shining and the beach is beckoning—summer is the perfect time to be outdoors. Whether it’s a trip to the beach or a quick zip around the house to mow the lawn, you should protect yourself from the …

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Health Tips for Men

Health Tips for Men

The month of June means not only the arrival of summer, but also the arrival of Men’s Health Month. This national health program is meant to bring awareness to men’s health issues and encourage the detection and treatment of diseases …

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Lower Back Pain 101

Lower Back Pain 101

Lower back pain is a painful nuisance that most people experience from time to time. It affects men and women in equal numbers and is a common cause of missed work and doctor’s visits. Lower back pain is most commonly …

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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that there are over fifteen million people currently taking time out of their lives to care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease. This is a daily task that requires caregivers to give up time and energy. …

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Overview of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Overview of Deep Vein Thrombosis

What is deep vein thrombosis? Also known as DVT, it is a condition in which a blood clot forms in a vein deep inside the body, typically in the legs. DVT usually develops in the calf and thigh, as opposed …

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Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

Arthritis-Friendly Exercise

If you suffer from arthritis, the thought of exercising may fill you with trepidation. You may wonder if it will hurt or aggravate already painful, stiff joints. Actually, regular exercise helps to combat the pain and stiffness of arthritis. It’s …

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Exercises for Stroke Victims

Exercises for Stroke Victims

A stroke occurs when an artery in the brain becomes blocked, interrupting blood supply and killing vital tissues in the brain. When this happens, brain damage can occur, which drastically alters a person’s ability to do some of the most …

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Medical Preferences and a Living Will

Medical Preferences and a Living Will

A living will is one of those things that we often don’t like to think about, but along with this kind of advance preparation comes peace of mind. What Is a Living Will? A living will is a legal document …

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