Posted on October 10, 2022 - The long-standing advice for high cholesterol was to limit, if not avoid, certain food groups. However, new research shows you can enjoy these foods if they are part of an overall heart-healthy diet.
Posted on October 6, 2022 - What do the Beatles, Oprah, and Stephen Curry all have in common? Meditation. All found meditation beneficial and helped make it mainstream. Today, meditation is popular, with over 14% of Americans practicing some type of meditation. In 2017, more than 5% of children aged 4 to 17 years were participating in mediation, with some schools offering it as part of the curriculum. More than 2,500 meditation apps have launched since 2015.
Posted on October 3, 2022 - As we grow older, we’re likely to develop hypertension. Harvard Medical School experts explain the causes of high blood pressure, and lifestyle choices that can bring it down.
Posted on September 28, 2022 - It would be understandable to have never heard of—or know much about—Lewy body dementia. It is a form of dementia that has only received global scientific attention in the last few decades. Scientists did not fully understand how common this form of dementia is until the 1990s. October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness month, a time to recognize and learn about the second-most-common type of dementia. Awareness is the first step, especially as diagnosis and treatment options continue to emerge.
Posted on September 26, 2022 - Former “ABC World News Tonight” and “Good Morning America” anchor Charlie Gibson has found a new passion project in retirement—a podcast about books that he hosts with his daughter.