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Why Are Older Adults At Risk For Prescription Drug Abuse?

October 26th, 2017 (No Comments)

Most older adults who suffer from prescription drug abuse do so by accident, reports FamilyDoctor.org. They take more medicine than other age groups. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about 3 in 10 people between ages 57 to 85 use at least 5 prescriptions. This increases the risk for mistakes and drug […]

How Nuts Can Protect Your Heart

October 22nd, 2017 (No Comments)

How Nuts Can Protect Your Heart In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation, a finding that may help explain the health benefits of nuts. The results of the study appeared in […]

5 Must-Do Exercises for Any Age, Fitness Level

October 16th, 2017 (No Comments)

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. There are so many benefits to it, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: It can help you control your weight; reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and some cancers; strengthen your bones […]