Living Well Blog

A few weeks ago, a mystery illness caused almost 60 people in Wuhan, China to fall ill. The virus has since been identified as coronavirus, and it’s spreading throughout Asia and has now reached the United States. 

What Is Coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a group of seven viruses that… See more
Having a tough time sleeping? Check your diet. Refined carbs might be the problem, particularly among post-menopausal women, according to a study published in The… See more
Achieving your New Year’s resolutions is not an easy feat. If it were, exercising more, losing weight and saving money wouldn’t appear on the top 10 list of resolutions year after year. This is not to say you shouldn’t try to make positive changes in your life. Sometimes a few… See more
If you’re one of the 36 million Americans suffering from migraines, you know how miserable they can be. Pounding, throbbing pain (usually on one side of the head), sensitivity to light, sound and sudden movement, and nausea and vomiting are some migraine symptoms that can last for hours, even days… See more
Ever notice “Who Rescued Who” bumper stickers while in traffic? What seems like pet owner sentiment actually has some scientific support. For years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention credited pet ownership with decreasing stress,… See more
Do you eat a healthy diet? If you’re like most people, you probably said “yes.” About 75 percent of Americans claim to eat healthy diets. But most of us do not. As of 2015, 76 percent of Americans weren’t eating enough fruit and 87 percent weren’t eating enough vegetables. Our portion sizes… See more
Want to turn back the hands of time? Try exercising.  Whether you’re entering your 50s or already retired, exercise can make a huge difference in how you feel and move. But selecting the right activities can make all the difference in terms of results and motivation. For example, low-impact… See more
Have you ever felt a little unsteady on your feet? Maybe you’ve even fallen. It could be related to balance, an important component of fitness that wanes as you age, particularly if you don’t work at preserving it.  Balance, the ability to move without falling, is a complex process that involves… See more
A sleepless night can leave you feeling groggy, fatigued, irritable – and apparently craving junk food, according to a new study published in eLife. This may not be news to you, if, after a night with little shut eye, you’ve yearned… See more
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