Q. My father, age 87, has lived alone for many years. He’s recently had some health issues and though he remains somewhat independent, he now has a live-in aide who helps him with his dinner, errands, transportation, and assists him in the mornings.
The holidays are a magical time for families, but it can be challenging to keep children healthy as to-do lists and festivities take over our normal schedules. There is shopping, preparing the home for guests and the eventual celebrations. Think of them as stages — preparation, celebration and recovery. Here are some tips to keep stress low and help your family stay happy, healthy and safe.
After reading a few end-of-the-year inspiring weight loss stories, I noticed a reoccurring theme. Most of these successful weight losers stated that they started eating “clean” to lose weight. This is an interesting choice of words.
Virtually all dermatologists agree on two things: The importance of sunscreen and antioxidants. But simply slathering a bunch of vitamins on your skin isn’t enough, and there are a few key points to remember when treating your skin to extra environmental protection.
Some events that grabbed Americans' attention the most in 2014 played out on a smaller stage in Minnesota, from questions of race and policing to Ebola, terrorism, and the Republican resurgence. Former Gov. Jesse Ventura returned to the national stage when he won a defamation lawsuit against the estate of the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. Minnesota decided to join other states in experimenting with medical marijuana. And as the nation shivered through a polar vortex, Minnesota led the way.
In a hospital room filled with signs of love, Julie Prater lay surrounded by friends, her husband, Luke, at her side and her day-old daughter, June Lane, in her arms, the infant she calls "our little miracle baby."