Living Well Blog

About one million Americans live with multiple sclerosis (MS). It’s often considered a younger person’s disease, as diagnoses tend to occur between ages 20 and 40. But you can be diagnosed with MS at any age.When you’re diagnosed closer to age 50, it’s known as late onset multiple sclerosis or LOMS… See more
Have you ever misplaced your glasses? Or walked into a room only to forget why? For years, mild forgetfulness was considered a normal part of aging often triggered by being in a noisy environment, dealing with stress or multitasking.But researchers also think these memory lapses may be an early… See more
You’re at a sports bar and would like to get something somewhat healthy. Your first instinct may be to order a salad, but surprisingly, you might be better off with a burger. Yes, many burgers are high in saturated fat,… See more
Methotrexate is an old drug with some seemingly new tricks. For years it has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and certain cancers as it can slow the immune response and growth of certain cells. However,… See more
Do you wake up stiff and sore? Or do you become achy as the day unfolds? If you answered yes to either of these questions, it’s time to start showing some love to your joints. In truth, you should always treat your joints well, whether you’re in pain or not.Taking care of your joints can help you… See more
Stretching is a component of fitness that can ease pain and improve blood flow, athletic performance and range of motion. Many people also find stretching to be relaxing and a method of stress management.Ideally, you should stretch regularly – at least two or three times per week. You should… See more
Lung cancer is the second most common occurring cancer and leading cause of cancer death in both men and women. And while most women are more concerned about breast cancer, lung cancer kills more women than breast, cervical and ovarian cancers combined.Decades ago, lung cancer was considered a man’… See more
When you think of osteoporosis, you probably imagine a frail, older woman. After all, osteoporosis is most often associated with thin, older women with small bone structures. White and Asian women tend to have a higher risk than Black and Latina women, but their risk also is significant.Your risk… See more
Not getting enough sleep is linked to various health issues – from heart disease to diabetes to obesity. It can exacerbate stress and anxiety and can even lead to mental health issues. It’s also associated with raising the risk of… See more