Community paramedicine is a growing trend around the country. Instead of providing emergency care, trained paramedics are helping to keep people well. Learn how in this podcast.
Men, on average, are less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than women. Here are some tips that are designed to help level the playing field.
Joan Lunden got personal at a recent Hospice of Southern Maine Conference. The topic was advance directives — something Joan wished her mother had filled out.
If you’re a woman trying to be healthy, we’ve got all kinds of ideas for you. From getting physical to putting yourself first for once, it’s all about YOU.
When Mary Moskowitz was diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to take back as much control as she could. She shares her recipe for good health and for a tasty stir fry.
When she turned 51 on October 21, 2013, Marcia Scott wrote herself a letter. In it, she reflected on the year that had passed. And how hard she had worked to improve her health. She reminded herself how she’d always been a major goal setter, starting as a young girl when she vowed to sell the […]
Want to improve your health? Eat kale. I confess that I tried it once and didn’t like it. Turns out it wasn’t cooked properly. But I’m committed to improving my overall health, so I decided to try it one more time. What is kale? Kale is a leafy green vegetable. It belongs to the Brassica […]
Guest post by Lauren Breau, L.Ac, acupuncturist at Wildwood Community Acupuncture So, an acupuncturist walks into a bar … Actually, just kidding. This acupuncturist isn’t walking into any bar, seeing as I’m on my 3rd day of Zithromax for a nasty cold that turned into a sinus infection and sent me running into the arms of biomedicine. […]
A little exercise can go a long way in reducing stress and making you feel good, along with its many other health benefits — improving/maintaining physical fitness, preventing disease and treating symptoms. Life is complicated. We are all busy with our own personal challenges and to-do lists. Not to mention that it’s been a very […]
Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare recently posed this question on its Facebook page: “Keeping a good relationship with your primary care physician is key to managing your health. What do you think is the best way to keep a positive relationship with your doctor?” Some of the answers: Come prepared to your appointments. I write down anything I […]