Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Health Guides

Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro


Drug May Slow Memory Decline in Alzheimer’s

There is cautious optimism that a new drug could slow the progress of brain decline in people with Alzheimer’s. Could a drug called Solanezumab be the breakthrough that we have hoped for such a long time in the fight against Alzheimer’s?


This month the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilli presented their new... Read moreChevron

Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

How Do You Know Which Health Professional You Need?

We often talk of the importance of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) having a medical team composed of many different health professionals. These teams are built over time, growing one by one as you need what a particular profession offers. But how do you know who you need so you can ask for a referral?


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posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

Alzheimer's Caregiver

True Food Kitchen Offers Template for Healthy Restaurant

During my recent vacation, I tried to do new things such as visiting different and thought-provoking museums, and exploring different parks. One of the highlights was eating out at a health-food restaurant.

The restaurant is worth noting: True Food... Read moreChevron

posted 07/24/2015, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide


Half of Postmenopausal Women Face Challenge of Vaginal Atrophy

Menopause brings about many changes to the body. Some of those we can see and other changes may not be so visible.


One such subtle change? Vaginal atrophy. The condition affects about half of postmenopausal women, according to the Read moreChevron

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

White House Conference on Aging Part 2: Help for Aging Boomers

In part 1 of the two part White House Conference on Aging series, I focused on the new website launched by Health and Human Services atRead moreChevron

posted 07/16/2015, comments (0)|