Living Well Blog

November 9, 2018
Make plenty of these mildly sweet and salty nuts—they are great to have on hand over the holidays. Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes

 Ingredients

    1 pound pecan halves
    1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
    1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    1… See more
November 9, 2018
Chinese five-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns; it adds subtle flavor to these pistachios. Look for it in the spice section at the market or with other Asian ingredients. Omit the added salt if you use salted pistachios. Prep time: 5… See more
November 9, 2018
Roasting squash in the oven caramelizes its natural sugars. Here we serve acorn squash with a cider reduction that’s spiced with cinnamon and cloves. A touch of butter gives it a luxurious finish. Prep time: 15 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes

 Ingredients

    1 medium acorn squash (… See more
By Janet Tiberian
November 2, 2018
Have you seen the recent study on low-dose aspirins? It’s gotten a lot of media attention because it contradicts conventional wisdom that low-dose aspirin therapy helps prevent heart attacks.  For years, doctors have recommended daily low-dose aspirin therapy for patients with or at risk for… See more
By Janet Tiberian
October 15, 2018
Fall Open Enrollment Period for Medicare kicks off October 15th. This is the time of year when current Medicare enrollees can select or change Medicare benefits. If you’re on a Medicare plan, evaluate your current plan to make sure the coverage and costs fit your needs. To help you, your Medicare… See more
By Janet Tiberian
October 15, 2018
Wanting to live forever – or at least as long as possible – is a concept built into the human spirit. In fact, most Americans want to make it to 100, according to a survey conducted by the Stanford Center on Longevity, in partnership with TIME magazine. Advances in medical technology and a… See more
By Brett A. Wohler, MD
October 15, 2018
Have you heard about at-home genetic screening kits that analyze your genes for disease risk? All you do is send off a saliva sample to a company to find out whether you’re genetically predisposed to get certain illnesses. Doctors having been ordering genetic health-risk screening tests for years… See more
By Janet Tiberian
October 9, 2018
The number of Americans with a chronic condition continues to rise as the American population grays. About 85 percent of older adults have at least one chronic condition and 60 percent have two, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Chronic conditions generally… See more
September 17, 2018
If you've struggled with your weight, you know that fat can be a bad three-letter word. You've warded against it, tried to reduce it and agonized over what fat can do to your self-esteem and your waist line. But how much do you really know about fat? And how much could you improve your life if… See more
By Janet Tiberian
September 14, 2018
You just finished your workout. Whether it was a 45 minutes of strength training, a five-mile run or a yoga class, you probably need to drink some fluids. Rehydration is an essential part of recovering from a workout -- it helps lower temperature and heart rate, lubricate joints, repair muscles,… See more
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