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Common Poison Hazards in the Home

Without sounding like too much of an alarmist, there are many poison hazards in the average American home that we don’t even think twice about. Most adults are safe from these products, because we know better than to ingest them. However, we have to be aware of these hazards and ensure they’re secured, because we […]

Safe Ways to Celebrate Halloween During the COVID Pandemic

Many aspects of our daily lives have been greatly affected by the COIVD-19 pandemic, and our annual holiday celebrations are no exception. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States, and many of the ways we enjoy it involve gathering with family and friends. As we know, big groups aren’t really […]

Safe Trick-Or-Treating During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Trick-or-treating is a central tradition of Halloween, to the extent that it’s hard to imagine the holiday without it. Unfortunately, we may have to do more than imagine it for Halloween 2020. We’ve previously covered the dieting dangers of trick-or-treating, but this year, there’s more to worry about, namely the scary COVID-19 virus. For many, […]

Puzzling Your Way to Better Health

Puzzles are often a rainy-day activity — something to be done when there’s nothing else to do other than nap. But, what you may not realize is that you’re getting a lot more out of them than a way to kill boredom for an hour or so. In fact, if you’re interested in promoting the […]

The Health Benefits of Friendship

You love your friends. You can count on them to come over for dinner and a glass of wine on the porch or to watch the big game each week. They’re companions through the good times and the bad. It’s time to chalk up one more way your friends brighten your life — they’re good […]

Why Soccer is a Great Sport for Seniors

Soccer, or football to the rest of the world, is the world’s most popular sport, bringing many nations together every four years to compete in the World Cup. While the athletes competing at this level are usually in their mid-twenties, soccer is a sport that’s widely enjoyed by people of all ages. In fact, recent […]

What You Should Know About Multiple Sclerosis

Nearly one million people are living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the United States. This debilitating disease can alter the course of your life, attacking your quality of life and physical well-being. If multiple sclerosis has never touched your life, the severity and struggle caused by the disease may not be that clear. While most […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Wearing a Mask

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most consistent public health requests we’ve heard is for everyone to wear masks while out in public. Thankfully, many Americans are stepping up, according to recent polls. Unfortunately, wearing a mask incorrectly can completely undermine the protection everyone is seeking. Whether you’re still on the fence about wearing […]

Changes to Make at Home to Prevent Fractures

If you’ve ever had broken a bone, you know it can be slow and painful to recover from one. There are also complications that can arise if a bone doesn’t heal properly. These risks are compounded if you’re older, with broken bones increasing the risk of death for seniors for up to a decade. What’s […]

Preventing Broken Bones with Lifestyle Changes

Broken bones are never fun. They’re painful, and they can take you out of commission or worse. A broken bone can increase the risk of death in a senior for up to a decade. This puts the millions of people in the United States and around the world at a daily risk that many of […]