How’s Your Hearing? Identifying Hearing Loss

Listen up! Hearing loss is a big problem nationwide. About 48 million people have a hearing loss, and while some people are born with the condition, for many it’s an unavoidable part of the aging process. In fact, one in three Americans suffers from hearing loss by...

Lowering Blood Pressure in 5 Easy Steps

How’s your blood pressure? If it’s higher than your doctor would like, you’re not alone. In fact, more than three million Americans are diagnosed with hypertension every year. Just because high blood pressure is a common condition doesn’t mean it should be taken...

Colonoscopy: Get the Facts

Colon cancer remains one of the biggest killers in the United States, with more than 200,000 cases documented every year. Surprisingly, the disease is normally treated quite easily provided that it’s caught early on. The best way to do that? With a colonoscopy — a...

Avoiding a Fall

Every year, thousands of older adults suffer a fall, often resulting in debilitating injury and frustrating loss of independence. There are many circumstances that might cause someone to fall, from balance problems to medication-induced dizziness. Fortunately, many...

Strategies for Healthy Holiday Eating

Now that the holiday season is upon us, it’s time to enjoy family, fun and of course, delicious food! A moderate amount of festive decadence is expected, but with sugary sweets, fatty meats and boozy beverages all around, it’s quite easy to overindulge. Lots of folks...