Living Well Blog

April 20, 2021
Whether you are on vacation or a business trip, you can still get your workout into your day. You may have to adjust your usual routine, but you’ll find many options available to get a good workout.

1. Plan ahead.

If you’re staying at a hotel, visit the website ahead of time to check out… See more
April 19, 2021
In an abundance of caution, the federal government has urged states to pause giving the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID vaccine after six women developed dangerous blood clots. The risk of blood clots from the J&J vaccine are extremely rare, the Food and Drug Administration said. Nearly… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 17, 2021
Scientists have known for year that having type 2 raise your risk for dementia. In fact, scientists have considered using the term type 3 diabetes to describe Alzheimer’s disease – a debilitating form of dementia that progressively impairs cognitive health. Why? Dementia is very much influenced by… See more
April 16, 2021
Many factors contribute to your good health — and one aspect that may not surprise you is having a good rapport with your doctor. Naturally, patients want a primary care physician who can skillfully diagnose and treat their illnesses. But the most successful doctor and patient relationships pair… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 16, 2021
Since the beginning of the pandemic, scientists have warned us that chronic conditions raise the risk for serious COVID-19 complications. Scientists have now pinpointed the four cardiometabolic disorders that have accounted for two-… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 16, 2021
Osteoporosis is referred to as a silent disease because it often develops without you knowing it. Since you can’t feel bones weakening or becoming brittle, you may not realize you have osteoporosis until your first bone fracture.  About 54 million Americans struggle with debilitating osteoporosis… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
April 15, 2021
You can’t turn on a television or scroll through a social media feed without reading about COVID-19. And while COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, is dangerous and contagious — it’s not the leading cause of death in the United States. The reigning champ of deadly conditions… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
April 8, 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began a year ago, a lot of pundits, experts and epidemiologists have been talking about herd immunity. Herd immunity occurs when a high percentage of a population achieves immunity to a disease, either through exposure or vaccination, making spread of the disease… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
March 19, 2021
If you have type 2 diabetes, you’re probably concerned about catching COVID-19 and developing serious complications. People with type 2 are at higher risk for serious cases of the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. But if you’re… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
March 19, 2021
Most of us appreciate the wisdom that comes with age, but not the gray hair. Age and genes are probably the most widely accepted reasons for hair color loss. But thyroid conditions and low vitamin B12 levels also can play a role, as can… See more
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