Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Spring Allergies and the Pollen Vortex

Stock up on tissues and antihistamines! If you thought the polar vortex was bad, prepare for the pollen vortex. The 50 million Americans who live with seasonal allergies may be in for a very intense spring pollen season.   We are just coming out of a winter that seemed to never end. The mid-Atlantic region of North America was held captive... Read moreChevron
posted 04/16/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

Fitness Expert

A Duck Dynasty Revelation

Today I was reminded of the whole Duck Dynasty controversy over religious views articulated in a way people found offensive.   My daughter is doing Girls on the Run, a confidence and self-esteem building program for grade school girls based around a 5K training regimen. I picked her up from practice and asked her what the lesson was today.... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide


Juicing Is Tasty Way to Benefit from Lots of Fruits, Vegetables

Dad and I have a deal for my birthday. He gives me a check and I buy what I want. (I remember all too well some of the presents – like a hedgeclipper – that he gave Mom so I’d rather select my own.) This year, I decided to gift myself with a juicer.   My decision was based on the rave reviews that my friend, Brenda, posted... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack

Carol Bradley Bursack, Health Guide

Author, blogger and eldercare columnist

Caffeine May Prevent Alzheimer’s by Halting Tau Protein Growth

Several studies have shown that coffee offers protective benefits to our health with its high antioxidant rating. Now, another study has shored up the evidence that our morning cup of coffee is not just another beverage. Coffee may help protect the brain from Alzheimer’s.   The study was jointly led by Dr. Christa E. Müller of the... Read moreChevron
posted 04/15/2014, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro


5 Important Aspects of Client Care in Residential Homes

Even quite sick and cognitively damaged people have opinions although you wouldn’t always think so in care homes. Often the patients find they have to fit in rather than the care home working around the needs and wishes of their client group. Research by C Barnett, from her conversations with people in Day Centers, show that they had three... Read moreChevron

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