Health & Wellness
Summer driving tips for boomers
Whether you're heading to your beach house or visiting family in far-off locales, summer driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But while drivers of all ages can enjoy the pleasures of a long trip, changes in roads, road rules and driving conditions can make it more important for older drivers to make extra prepara...
Foot care tips to keep boomers moving
Today's baby boomers and seniors are stepping out in everything from frisky flip-flops and hot heels to righteous running shoes and powerful hiking boots. Footwear is no longer dictated by age, but rather by the activity level and fashion sense of the wearer. Still, like everything else about our bodies, our feet change ...
Taking strides to stop diabetes
Every year, rain or shine, walkers across the country join together to bring awareness to a deadly disease. They walk for their friends, family, co-workers and themselves. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association's signature fundraising walk, raises more than $20 million a year to support the As...
Stay healthy with the right amount of salt
Many Americans are becoming increasing frustrated with medical reports that advise avoiding certain foods like fats, coffee, alcohol and then later say that these things are actually good. When it comes to the question of how much salt to consume, however, the situation becomes much different since the human body needs s...
Top 10 tips for personal and property safety on campus
It's time to start back-to-college planning, buying school supplies and preparing for move-in day at campuses around the country. Students will be living independently, meeting new friends and enjoying all that the college experience has to offer. However, young adults on their own - many for the first time - can be unf...
Summer entertaining made easy
Summer is in full swing, and that means more time for friend and family get-togethers, outdoor dining, and overall fun in the sun. Whether your outdoor gatherings are small and casual or formal, large-scale events, here are some tips to make your summer celebrations a big hit.
Find hot flash relief the natural way
As women enter their 40s and 50s, it's inevitable. Menopause will begin. And so will the hot flashes. At the onset of "the change," many women turn to their moms, sisters and friends for advice on how to beat the heat during unpleasant and uninvited hot flashes. While each woman can offer her advice on relief, you might find that different treatments work for different women.
Do you hear what I hear?
Due to the increased use of earbuds, adolescent hearing loss is up 5 percent over the last decade, which now affects 20 percent of U.S. adolescents ages 12 to 19, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association. It's no surprise the increase in popular portable digital media player ownership from 18 percent ...