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Don’t Let Arthritis Slow You Down: Tips For Managing It

December 27th, 2017 (No Comments)

Arthritis refers to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. It is the leading cause of disability in America. More than 50 million adults and 300,000 children have some type of arthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and decreased range of […]

Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare

December 25th, 2017 (No Comments)

Kaiser Health News: Infection Lapses Rampant In Nursing Homes But Punishment Is Rare  Basic steps to prevent infections — such as washing hands, isolating contagious patients and keeping ill nurses and aides from coming to work — are routinely ignored in the nation’s nursing homes, endangering residents and spreading hazardous germs. A Kaiser Health News […]

The Washington Post: Sugar Is ‘Powerfully Negative’ For Your Health.

December 24th, 2017 (No Comments)

The Washington Post: Sugar Is ‘Powerfully Negative’ For Your Health.  Who hasn’t been in a relationship we know is bad for us, but one we just can’t quit? For many people, it’s like that with sugar. Breaking up is hard to do. “People generally know that sugar isn’t good, but they don’t appreciate how powerfully […]