The seventh floor of the hospital, where pediatric bone marrow patients are cared for, has been transformed into walls of wellness, with local artists donating their work to brighten the days of the children and families there.
Evidence continues to accumulate that physical activity can help hold off the changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, and perhaps the devastating symptoms of the disease itself. The latest information comes from researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, who looked at 317 late-middle aged adults and determined that those who exercised five times a week or more had fewer of the age-related changes in the brain that are associated with the disease, and did better on cognitive tests.
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.
Doctors joke that if you're going to have a heart attack, the safest place would be at a big national gathering of heart specialists. But a new study suggests some older hospitalized heart patients may fare better when these doctors aren't around.
The nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager is throwing its weight into the fight over high-cost hepatitis C drugs with a coverage restriction that might ultimately lower prices and improve patient access to groundbreaking treatments for the liver-destroying virus.
A governor's commission aimed at addressing New Hampshire's high workers' compensation costs recommended no significant changes to state laws in a new report and instead suggested gathering more data and continuing to study the issue. A minority of the committee suggested more significant steps be taken immediately to overhaul workers' compensation costs.