Tag: arthritis

Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around...

February 13, 2018

Expanding Use of Plasma Injections in Orthopedic...

In recent years, both famous athletes and not-so-famous weekend warriors have received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to heal common orthopedic...

May 8, 2017

Roundup: Poor U.S. Diets Linked to Half...

Americans are not eating enough healthy foods, such as nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables, and seafood rich with omega-3...

March 10, 2017

Exercise and Seniors: Common Myths

Aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, or some kind of regular physical activity, can improve the quality of life for adults at...

July 19, 2016

Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis

There is no sure way to prevent arthritis. Some causes of the disease, such as increasing age, family history and...

May 11, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

Top Myths About Arthritis (Video)

Arthritis affects an estimated 52.5 million U.S. adults, more than 1 in 5, and it is the nation’s most common...

May 5, 2015

The Perils of High Heels: Fashion vs....

For a recent mid-summer black-tie wedding, I wore four-inch stiletto heels. After several hours, my feet ached, and I noticed...

July 30, 2014

Recent Posts

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the stressors your children face –...

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise;...

Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame allergy — about five times...

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

Tips on Creating the ‘Fitness Habit’

When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a strategy for changing habits.

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...