Age, overuse, less-than-perfect posture and a family history of arthritis have resulted in a variety of aches and pains: stiff neck, sore knees, carpal tunnel, stiff shoulders, foot pain, headaches, and so on.
As someone who has always had trouble sleeping, I find solace in the fact that I am far from alone. The last statistic I saw was that about 60 million Americans complain of some form of sleep trouble. And I suspect that number is under reported.
Sleep experts recommend we get 7-9 hours of sleep every night, and popular media are quick to point out … read on
Who wouldn’t want to live (or shop) at that address?
I normally don’t shop at Walgreens, but a friend mentioned the Balance Rewards card to me because it allows cardholders to track healthy behaviors and earn rewards points, and she thought I might like that.
Just as the sun can injure your skin, it can hurt the delicate tissue of your eyes, too. Long-term exposure to UVA and UVB rays contributes to cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Cataracts, cloudy areas on your eye’s lens, can be corrected with surgery; there is no effective treatment for macular degeneration, and it can lead to blindness.
I am not an athlete and I don’t like to exercise. As a child I was the classic kid with her nose in a book, always choosing to sit quietly in the library during recess while the other kids played dodge ball and tag, or swung on the monkey bars.
So invariably over the years, my new year’s resolutions have focused … read on