Health & Fitness

State your age, weight and heart health …

Gaining weight is especially dangerous as people age, and the effects on the heart can be devastating By Jeff Schnaufer CTW Features Many think it’s just natural...

Calm your body and mind to really enjoy the holiday season

By Anthony Dissen, M.A., R.D.N. We are in the throes of the holiday season, and while it’s a happy and festive time, it can also...

Customized physical therapy helps ease low back pain

By Jerry Moczerniuk, P.T., D.P.T. Back pain is very common, but often it is ignored by patients until it begins to affect their day to...

Seven keys to happiness

By Heidi Scanlon, Certified Reiki Master/instructor It’s that time of year — the holidays! A time when you are supposed to be feeling happy —...

‘Happy’ holidays? Maybe not for those with untreated hearing loss

By Thomas J. Ouimet, BC-HIS People who live with untreated hearing loss are more prone to anxiety, depression, feelings of isolation, and even anger.The holidays...

When that bellyache doesn’t go away

By Vasudha Dhar, M.D. I f you have ever seen an image of the gastrointestinal system, you know it’s a busy place. Looking at the...

Prevent colds and flu before they start

Though the holiday season is a joyous time of year, it’s also one when many people succumb to cold and flu. Spending so much...
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