4 Tips for Transitioning from Hospital or Rehab to Home
I’ve recently been helping a friend who has been managing her mother’s transitions from a hospital to a rehab facility and then to another rehab facility that now wants to send her home before she, or her family, is ready. It reminded me of how tough family caregiving transitions can be. I’ve been through so many of them with my parents and my sister — some smooth, others unexpected and rocky. As a study in the American Journal of Nursing found, …
Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off
Ancient Greek philosophers believed that music had a therapeutic purpose -- including to treat depression, mania and even hangovers. In the Native American culture, music has played a similar role: In fact, the U.S. Indian Bureau contains 1,500 songs used for healing purposes . During the fallout of World Wars I and II, musicians traveled to hospitals to play for the thousands of veterans who were…
How To Protect Your Car From Sun Damage
RV Expert Explains: How to Repair Sun Damage
KOA Resident RV Expert Mark Polk discusses how the sun and other elements take its toll on[…]
How the Springtime Sun Can Fool You and Damage Your Skin
Don't wait until it's hot to start wearing sunscreen
'Windy City Rehab' Star Alison Victoria Shares Tips for Flipping Homes
A Short Guide to Traveling Light: 5 Rules for Packing Less
The best rehab for an overpacker is a strict set of rules. There's an inverse relationship between how little you can pack and how much fun you'll have.
11 Ways to Ease Back into Fitness
Recovery post-heart attack can be daunting. Read on for tips on how to gain confidence to start a cardiac rehab program and enhance your physical fitness.
Baltimore Sun Voter Guide
Learn more about the upcoming election in the Baltimore Sun's 2016 Maryland Voter Guide:
Trading Rent for Rehab: 5 Essential Tips
Finding renters who are willing and able to fix up your investment property in exchange for rent can be a win-win for both the landlord and tenants.
Why Runners Should be Rowers
Non-impact, high-intensity rowing—as rehab or cross-training—is catching on in the running world. Here's how to jump on board.
Sun Safety Tips for Men
Men, especially those with lighter skin, are more likely than anybody else to get skin cancer. Learn easy ways to protect yourself.
Sun Safety Myths
Skin cancer is by far the most common form of cancer, and although melanoma only accounts for about 1 percent of all skin cancers, it causes the majority of sk…
10 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun
While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable and even healthy, in excess the sun can be detrimental to your health. Each year in Massachusetts, more than 200 people die from a type of skin cancer called melanoma, and in 2010, over 60,000 Americans were diagnosed with it.
Why Is Rehab the Best Place to Start?
There are many advantages to going to a drug rehab or alcohol treatment center to start the recovery process. Dr. David Sack explains why a drug rehab is a b...
The Savvy Mom's Guide to Sun Safety
An Insider’s Guide to Detroit
The best places to eat, sleep, shop and explore in the Motor City, with expert advice from fashion designer Tracy Reese, impresario Wayne Brown, ‘Rehab Addict’ host Nicole Curtis and chef and restaurateur Dave Kwiatkowski.
Surprising Causes of Wrinkles (Besides the Sun!)
These elements might be aging your skin, even if you load up on the SPF.
Skin Cancer Prevention and Sun Safety
As we get into the spring and summer months and more of us are spending long hours in the sun, it is a good time to remind everyone about the dangers of sun exposure and skin cancer. Since skin cancer has a 98% survival rate when caught early, we all need to remember these important safety tips.
What Is The Sun? An Explainer for DC Locals
You may have heard there's a fiery orb in the sky. Be not afraid.