Tag: Care & Counseling

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at Grammys

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her...

February 12, 2019

‘Screen Time’ Impact Tied to Physical, Mental...

Yet another new study is shedding light on being addicted to digital devices — whether it’s  your smartphone, tablet, laptop...

January 31, 2019

Too Many Older Adults Taking Anti-Anxiety Meds...

Despite warnings against long-term use, one in four older adults are prescribed anti-anxiety medications for sleep issues, depression and related...

September 12, 2018

Spirituality and Mental Health: Treating Mind, Body...

While medical approaches to disease and healing have long used science and data to identify and treat the root cause...

May 31, 2018

Depression in Adolescents, Teens Rising Dramatically

Depression is a health condition that has a negative impact on overall well-being, and the number of young Americans experiencing...

May 24, 2018

Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal...

May 10, 2018

School Shooting: 6 Tips to Keep the...

Days after the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, many parents are still dealing with...

February 21, 2018

Bullying: Lessening the Harm to Your Child

Stories of childhood bullying, spread quickly by social media, are making news headlines and bringing the dangerous behavior to light....

December 14, 2017

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Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...

Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life...

If you or someone close to you suffers with a lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis and...