(Family Features) Although a lack of confidence while driving at night is most commonly associated with older drivers, new survey results reveal that drivers as young as 40 feel uncomfortable driving in dark, nighttime conditions.
BY FAMILY FEATURES | November 4, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

Preventing Type: 2 Diabetes Small Steps Yield Big Rewards

Bob Huber doesn’t dwell on the time, about 10 years ago, when he found out he was likely to get type 2 diabetes.

Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Catch Kidney Disease Early

Sweet Stuff: How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health

Most of us love sweet foods and drinks. But after that short burst of sweetness, you may worry about how sweets affect your waistline and your overall health.

Simple steps people with diabetes can take to improve their quality of life

(BPT) - One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Association (Association). By maintaining a balanced diet with regular exercise, you have the ingredients needed to help live a quality life.

New national health initiative focuses on Parkinson's patient engagement

(BPT) - Each year, 60,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a chronic, degenerative neurologic disorder that each person experiences differently.

Drinking to Excess: Recognize and Treat Alcohol Problems

Some people enjoy an occasional glass of wine with dinner. Others might grab a beer while watching a football game.

Can You Recognize a Heart Attack or Stroke?

What To Do When Every Moment Counts. How would you react to a medical emergency?

Are Your Wrists at Risk? Learn About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

You’re working at your desk, but you’re distracted by a tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist.

What You Should Know & Do this Flu Season If You Are 65 Years & Older

It has been recognized for many years that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults.

Healthy tips and advice for lowering your risk of heart disease

(BPT) - Every year in the United States, about 600,000 people die of heart disease – that’s one in every four deaths. Coronary heart disease (CHD), which can lead to heart attack, remains the most common type of heart disease amongst Americans – killing nearly 380,000 annually. What’s more – ...

Announcements: World Heart Day — September 29, 2014

World Heart Day will be observed September 29, 2014.

Pain 101: Understanding and finding relief for body pains

Whether it’s sharp or dull, off and on or constant, pain can be a real pain at times.

Achieving Personal Harmony and Balance During Cancer

What if after surviving your first cancer diagnosis at the age of 51, you were re-diagnosed just 18 months later?

Memory Loss and the Midlife Couple

The last thing we expected when we found each other was that our journey would include Alzheimer’s Disease.