Are you Ready for Retirement?

There are a lot of articles that deal specifically on how to financially prepare for retirement — this is not one of those articles. After speaking to many retirees who come into… Read More

Obesity Linked to Cognitive Decline

We are all aware of the myriad of health risks associated with obesity: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure, to name a few. But a new study conducted by the Miller… Read More

Research: Our Moods are Contagious

Bring up the word “contagion,” and our minds think of frightening medical thrillers about unleashed, biological nightmares that become public enemy number one (cue Robin Cook). But these days, sociologists and mental… Read More

Ex-Smokers Report Significant Mood Improvement

Linda K has tried to quit smoking in the past, but never makes it more than a few days. “I admit that I haven’t truly committed to quitting in the past, and… Read More

Cognitive Training Provides Long-Term Benefits

Several months ago, I started daily training with Lumosity; after a couple of months life got hectic and I failed to keep up. I’ve hesitated getting started again because I’ve been afraid… Read More

Will Your Opthamologist Diagnose Alzheimer’s?

Maternally, I’m likely at some risk of developing Alzheimer’s; my mother is in the stages of this disease’s cruel final act.  Her mother had it before her,  as did her grandmother prior… Read More

Exercise: The Cure for Whatever Ails Ya

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the new year to begin — ready to get back into my routine and to start feeling like myself again — I’m feeling… Read More