small steps to better health in 2020

The medical experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) revealed new recommendations to help get and keep Americans of all ages fitter and healthier. The good news? Even brief bouts of physical activity — mowing your lawn, raking leaves, taking the stairs, parking further away — can be added to the … Continue Reading

ode to joy: 7 reasons why beethoven still rocks

HAPPY 246TH BIRTHDAY, BEETHOVEN! We love Beethoven for his brilliant music, but here are 7 reasons why he still rocks.

bad to the bone: osteoporosis facts you need to know

I started running shortly before turning 50 as a way to combat the loss of density that was inevitably happening to my bones as I went through menopause and lost estrogen. My first bone density test, which I had around age 50 after I fell and broke my wrist, showed that I was in the … Continue Reading