by Hallie Levine, AARP
From 'liquid biopsies' to precision medicine to immunology, advances to benefit older patients.
In the past few Winters, we got sick many times. Even though we try to eat healthy, we get plenty of outdoor exercise, and our kids don’t go to day care, somehow we managed to catch a nasty cold more than once. So this year I am determined to prevent us from getting the flu or cold. And I am determined to do it naturally.
The death of a loved one can be traumatic, and during the holidays the feelings of loss can be even more pronounced.
When a patient's blood pressure reads normal at home and high in a doctor's office, it's called "white coat hypertension" -- and new research suggests that it is not a benign condition.
Sure, a bowl of ice cream may provide a little comfort after a long workday, but are there any foods that may benefit the brain (and mood) long-term? The relationship between food and long-term mental health has largely been a foreign concept. However, growing research suggests that certain foods and nutrients play a much bigger role than we ever thought, particularly when it comes to depression.