By Janet Farley - November 10, 2014
with the suicide of a loved one is extremely difficult — especially around the
holidays. But resources are available to help.
By Don Vaughan - October 6, 2014
Thousands of older Americans are abused each year by
caregivers. Learn the signs of elder abuse, and know when to report your
concerns to the protective services agency in your community.
By Heidi Lynn Russell - February 19, 2014
Christian Marchegiani, a nationally known fitness coach
in Australia, shares his insights on how to push past your pain barrier and
learn to overcome emotional reactions to stress. Incorporate his tips into your
workouts to increase speed, power, and explosiveness to the level demanded by
By Don Vuaghan - August 19, 2013
like skateboarding without the board. Urban athletes seemingly effortlessly
scale buildings and leap from rooftop to rooftop, performing feats right out of
the best action films. With the help of the right instructor and a focus on
safety, anyone can pick up the right moves and get started in parkour.
By Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan - August 1, 2013
Chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer are on the rise for men in the U.S., partly because men do not take advantage of routine health screenings. Simple measures can reverse this trend. Find out which medical tests and screenings men your age need to monitor their health:
By Kenya McCullum - August 14, 2012
By Heidi Lynn Russell
- February 5, 2013
Servicemembers who become dependent on illegal drugs, alcohol, and prescription drugs can turn to their service branches, the VA, and private treatment centers for help.
Thousands of people die each year through the abuse of legal drugs. Rear Adm. Joyce Johnson, D.O., explains the danger, how it happens — and what you can do to help.
The first step in managing pain is to eliminate the cause. When that’s not an option, medication and other pain-management modalities are necessary.
By Haley Shapley - November 28, 2011
These 5 health tips might help you stay in better shape
By Kenya McCullum - October 25, 2011
Just because it’s been a while doesn’t mean you can’t start training for a marathon.
By Mark Cantrell - October 10, 2011
Advancements in breast cancer research are decreasing the amount of disease-related deaths
By Marilyn Pribus - January 11, 2011
There are many causes of back discomfort, but proactive treatment can help you say goodbye to back pain for good, and hello to a pain-free life.
By Stephanie Rodrigues Melson - October 25, 2010
Whether it's during wartime or decades later, many veterans find writing helps them come to terms with traumatic experiences.
By Victor M. Parachin - September 27, 2010
Here are 8 ways to help a woman who's been diagnosed with breast cancer.
By Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan - July 30, 2010
A team-based approach to treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is allowing those afflicted by the disease to live longer, higher-quality lives.
By Kenya McCullum - December 10, 2009
These workouts can help you stay interested in staying in shape.
Get the facts on the current swine flu outbreak from Rear Adm. Joyce Johnson, USPHS-Ret.
By Amy Paturel - July 10, 2008
Dieting can have its share of ups and downs, but don't throw in the towel because you feel stuck. Here are some suggestions to help you stick with your weight-loss plan.