Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 13, 2021
Every five years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Agriculture join forces to release the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Accordingly, the 2020… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 12, 2021
If you’re already vaccinated for COVID-19, you may feel like you’ve won the lottery. For those who got their shots early, that’s not a bad comparison. Through mid-February nearly 40 million Americans had received at least one dose of a vaccine.  But if you have been vaccinated or are about to be… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 12, 2021
“You have cancer” are three words you never want to hear. The dreaded disease is associated with grueling treatments and claims more than 600,000 American lives each year. But there is some good news: United States cancer deaths rates fell by 2.4 percent between 2017 and 2018. This is a record… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 12, 2021
Every January we welcome a new year that will bring changes, events and trends that affect our culture. One such area that we commonly experience cultural shifts is in our dietary habits. New diets emerge, nutrition mindsets materialize and food manufacturing processes are adopted. Here are five… See more
By Sean Kelley
MDVIP
February 12, 2021
Putting on a cloth mask over a surgical or medical mask can help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.  The agency updated mask guidelines Feb. 10 based on… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 2, 2021
Low estrogen levels in women can cause weight gain, mood swings and headaches. It also raises the risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and dementia. And in men it may raise body fat, lower sex drive and contribute to erectile dysfunction.  Seems awful. But there is one bright spot –… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 2, 2021
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? If you said yes, you’re not alone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) labels insufficient sleep an epidemic. About 50 percent of Americans grapple with occasional insomnia, while percent struggle with chronic insomnia.… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 2, 2021
Heart failure affects 6.2 million Americans. And the number of deaths continue rising. In 2018, heart failure was mentioned on close to 400,000 death certificates. But there’s some good news: For women, walking may be a key to preventing it.… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 2, 2021
More than 42 million American women live with some form of cardiovascular disease, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and it's the leading cause of death among American women, according to the American Heart Association. But many aren’t getting the exercise they need to help… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
February 1, 2021
Men have a higher risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a known risk for cardiovascular disease, but women with OSA experience impaired heart function earlier than men, according to a study conducted by the Radiological Society of North America.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?…

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