Health

Hearing loss can happen any time, but it is more common in people as they age. You may not even realize you have hearing loss. It's possible that you have adapted your work and social life so that you only frequent situations where you can hear easily. Sometimes it takes friends and family to point out that your hearing isn't as sharp as it used to be. Do they ever ask you why you shout into the phone or blast the TV volume?     How It Happens Hearing loss can occur gradually, or it can happen suddenly through an injury. It may be genetic or the result of long-term exposu... more ...

Feed Your Brain
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Your brain is hungry and it has two words for you: "Feed me." You already know that a balanced diet is key to maintaining your weight and general well being. You know that calcium strengthens your bones, iron enriches your blood and fresh fruits and vegetables are the cornerstones of health for your entire body. These general rules will also benefit your brain health but research shows that particular foods can target the brain and improve concentration, memory and circulation to ward off the deterioration that may accompany aging.   Go Fishing Salmon is back on the plate in... more ...
Whether it's a nagging ache or a recurring itch, everyone has physical complaints that are irritating but may not warrant a doctor's visit. For relief, sometimes you need look no further than your own kitchen pantry. Here are five common head-to-toe health complaints that can be helped with home remedies and common sense. Always seek a doctor's advice to address serious or chronic symptoms.   Cold Sores This unattractive malady can precede a cold or appear alone. Using sunscreen or protective lip balm on lips and other areas where cold sores usually appear can help prevent ... more ...