Health & Wellness

Brain Research

The Human Brain – The Next Biological Frontier

Guest Post -Deborah C. Mash, Ph.D. (Founder and director of the University of Miami Brain Endowment Bank™).

The brain is the next biological frontier. In the past twenty years, we have learned more about the brain than in all human history. The study of the human brain is essential for ensuring our health and wellness across the lifespan.READ MORE

Take Charge of Type 2 Diabetes Today

Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset or non-insulin-dependent diabetes, has been described as a lifestyle disease. In fact, most people who experience this disorder already have a genetic predisposition to developing it. Type 2 diabetes often runs in families, so anyone who has a close family member with this condition has a high chance of developing it as well. READ MORE

The Top 5 Foods to Eat for Heart Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills 610,000 people per year in the United States, making it responsible for about a quarter of all deaths. While genetic factors can play a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise habits can significantly alter your risk of developing the condition. READ MORE

5 Tips To Successfully Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Most people remember lots of New Year resolutions that fell by the wayside and were soon forgotten. Sometimes the expectations were unrealistic and offered no incentive to succeed. If you are serious about making a change for the better this year, improving your health, earning more money, or learning new things, you can accomplish it by setting a realistic goal. Choose something you truly want to do, and use the following suggestions to reach your goal.READ MORE

Holiday Safety for Seniors and Caregivers

As we prepare for the holidays, there are some safety issues seniors and caregivers must consider. Many of us approach the season with little thought for our older relatives. But that’s not to make you feel ruthless, it’s just a fact. It’s common that younger and healthier family members never consider the environmental and nutritional issues when they invite an older adult to a function. READ MORE