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These popular medications cause falls and serious injury

joint pain, medication, painAs you get older there is a pretty good chance you are taking more medications to try to ease some of the discomfort you feel as you head into your golden years. However, you might not have guessed that some of these same medications can also lead to falls – and falls can mean serious injury, hospitalization, even … Read More

When your hearing gets really bad…

brain, hearing lossHas your hearing taken a hit from too many rock concerts in your past? Yes, those were the days…

It’s no surprise that loud noises can be bad for your ears and contribute to hearing loss. But you might not know exactly how severe the damage could be.

New research is now showing those loud noises could be … Read More

Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More

Popular diet drinks setting you up for heart disease?

diet, healthFirst thing in the morning, my brother-in-law has to have his diet soda. Roll out of bed, head to fridge and guzzle. I’ve been advised, when visiting their house, not to try to engage him in conversation before he has finished at least half his 20-ounce bottle. It’s true. He’s a friendly, down-to-earth guy with a smart sense … Read More

Seniors, your habits may be ruining your health

health, habitsIt’s easy to fall into a habit. Every day, doing the same thing can be a comfort.

It could be anything from tying your left shoe before your right to having a boiled egg and toast for breakfast. These are the things that we feel safe doing and that make us who we are. Seniors, especially, when they’re … Read More

Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

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