Susan Nesci – Chief Public Health and Policy Officer with the Arthritis Foundation joined us to update and inform on what many people do not generally know about types of arthritis and new developments. Discussed are details of such arthritic conditions as Gout. The importance and use of canes. Every 1 pound of weight equals […]
The holidays have arrived and so has the food. Here are some common sense suggestions to enjoy what’s to eat while making room for satisfaction and not regrets.
Bringing in Family to Combat AnorexiaUnlike traditional treatments for anorexia nervosa in adolescents, in which the patient sees the therapist one on one, this kind of family-based treatment encourages parents to play a pivotal role in restoring their childs weight while trying to avoid hospitalizations . Now a new study by Dr. Le Grange, of […]
“DIABETES IS POISED TO TRIPLE BY 2050” Life style changes that enable the advancement of this disease, though preventable it is set to triple in cases by the year 2050. Plenty can be done, we just need to take action now. ..Imagine the ramifications of a new federal report that projects 1 in 3 American adults […]
OBJECTIVE To test the effects of two Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) interventions versus a low-fat diet on incidence of diabetes. Three participant groups, one in the MedDiet with olive oil group, one on the MedDiet with nuts group, and the control group. When the two MedDiet groups were pooled and compared with the control group, diabetes […]
“GETTING OLDER BETTER” I was in the business of “Non Medical In-Home Care”. When we started, most people didn’t know what that meant. In fact in 2001, apparently, neither did I. When my wife, Marian said she wanted to go into the Home Care business, I replied “why? I am in the home care business, […]
When it comes to your health, you can’t believe everything you hear. And if you get the wrong information, it can have dangerous consequences. Some myths are harmless. But some can kill you if you don’t get the facts from a doctor. In this Lifescript exclusive, NBC News medical correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman debunks the […]