Whether you’re planning to play a round of golf, tend to your vegetable garden or take your grandkids to the park, it’s a good idea to protect yourself from the sun’s rays before going outside. Preventing and detecting skin cancer is particularly important for Caucasians and men age 50 and older.
Every year, millions of Americans roll up their sleeves to donate blood, helping accident victims, surgical patient and others in need. How much do you know about blood transfusions? Take this multiple-choice test and find out.
Basking in the rays of the sunshine state and ending the day with a healthy glow may sound like a good idea; however, the more likely scenario is that you go home red as a lobster and anxious to get your hands on a bottle of aloe. Whether you are soaking up the sun on the beach or spending a quick 15 under the lamps of a tanning bed, an overdose of UVB waves can put you at risk for skin cancer.
Stress is how the brain and body respond to any demand. Stress may cause you to take small, shallow breaths. Taking a few minutes to take slow, steady and easy breaths helps to reduce blood pressure, heart rate and levels of stress hormones.
A few years ago, my father-in-law experienced a major medical crisis and as a result he was hospitalized. He was in intensive care for a time but eventually gained enough strength so that he was able to return home...Read More
Stuart arose early, ready for a new day and excited about the prospect of going to a job he loved. He put on his favorite tie and headed out the door, briefcase in hand, to go to work as an insurance adjustor. But in reality, Stuart is 85 years old... Read More
Caring for an older adult is stressful. In managing stress for caregivers, having a variety of ways to reduce & manage stress prevents daily frustrations from becoming overwhelming. 7 effective stress relief techniques reduce frustration & stress, stop negative thinking, and boost mood.