Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Diverticulosis is a condition in which small pouches (called diverticula) form at weak spots in the wall of the colon.

Six Relaxation Techniques to reduce stress

From Harvard Medical School

HOW TO LOWER YOUR CHOLESTEROL WITHOUT DRUGS from Harvard Medical School

You can begin to reduce your “bad” LDL cholesterol by making a few simple changes in your diet.

END OF LIFE ISSUES: 5 commonly held myths

Some people don’t have a health care power of attorney or living will because they don’t realize how important these documents are. Others worry that such documents mean they are signing their lives away. Not so.

FINANCIAL NEWS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Individuals with disabilities and families caring for disabled loved ones have new options to accumulate savings without jeopardizing their eligibility for need-based government help. The new accounts are state-sponsored and tax free and are called…

Human Papilloma Virus

In a typical year in the United States about 150 people die from meningococcus, four from tetanus, none from diphtheria, 20 from pertussis, and roughly 4,000 from cancers caused by HPV. People are more than 20 times more likely to die from HPV than from the other four diseases combined.

Eye Health

Five myths about eye and vision health from Harvard Medical School.

Harmful Dietary Supplements

  With the help of an expert panel of independent doctors and dietary-supplement researchers, Consumer Reports identified 15 supplement ingredients that are potentially harmful. The risks include organ damage, cancer, and…

Advanced Directives

This is a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to their…