Playing Safe In The Summer

Suddenly, it’s been months since you had to use your winter coat. The days are long and temperatures are on the rise. This can mean only one thing – at long last, summer has arrived! Summer is here again, and ... Read More...

Emotional Eating and Body Image

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions with 3.8 million people weighing over 300 pounds and approximately 65 percent of Americans being overweight. Childhood obesity has more than tripled in two decades. The causes of obesity are many, some complex and othe... Read More...

Relieving the Pain to Keep You Going

More and more of us are trying to maintain our active lifestyles as we enter “middle age” and beyond. As we do so, we have to learn how to take care of our aching joints. Most joint pain remedies work to control the symptoms of arthritis, but don’t really do ... Read More...

Flu Facts

A Medical Expert Gives the Low-Down on the Flu and EnterovirusesB What is influenza? Dr. Kevin A. Slavin: Influenza, or flu, is an infection caused by a virus. Typical symptoms begin suddenly, usually wi... Read More...

Ten Tips to Prevent the Winter Blues

It’s nearly that time of year again – cold weather, snow, ice, clouds and days with less sunlight. For parents, winter is a tough time. Finding activities that are always inside, worrying about snow days and d... Read More...

The ‘Kneed’ To Know on Knee Arthritis

Approximately 9 million Americans currently battle with arthritis of the knee, in one form or another, on a daily basis. While there is no “cure,” effective treatment aims to reduce pain, stiffness, swelling and restore function.  There are three basic t... Read More...