HEALTH AND WELLNESS

With so much information out there I’m not sure what I can trust
BY JIM MILLER | May 24, 2024 at 12:41 p.m.

Mentally and Physically, Trees Make a Difference to Health

During my dad's recent hospital stay, I witnessed the healing power of trees

How to Find Affordable Internet Services?

"I was recently notified that the Affordable Connectivity Program, which subsidizes my monthly internet bill, is about to end

Music Therapy for Treating Dementia and Stroke Complications

Researchers have found that music therapy can help with dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and traumatic brain injuries

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Augmented Intelligence for Treating Heart Disease and a Host of Illnesses

By using the model, doctors will be better equipped to personalize care to individual heart failure patients, helping them live longer, healthier lives

Financial and Legal Resources for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

I’m raising two of my grandchildren and could use some help

What You Can Do If You Have a Social Security or SSI Overpayment

If you receive an overpayment notice, it will explain why you’ve been overpaid, the overpayment amount, your repayment options, and your appeal and waiver rights

How to Find a Good Doctor

I’m looking for an orthopedic doctor for my 77-year-old mother and a new internist for me

5 Fruit Interactions with Medications: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Certain fruits have been identified to cause fruit interactions with various medications, leading to potential adverse effects or diminished effectiveness

After a Hospital Stay: How Older Adults Can Prep for a Smooth Recovery at Home

For many older adults, going home after a hospital or rehabilitation stay is a big milestone

Cantaloupe and Melons Pack a Healthy Punch

Eating cantaloupe and other melons on a regular basis may help improve your vision and provide a host of other health benefits

AI-Powered Chatbots Changing Medicine

AI is helping people to quit smoking, improving diagnostics, preventative medicine, medical records and other healthcare practices

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How Music Can Boost Health

Ph.D. student finds that music can help patients with dementia, patients with Parkinson's, and for anyone practicing self-care

Best Exercise to Boost Your Memory

"Memory is a muscle that takes training for optimal performance"

Recommended Vaccines for Medicare Recipients

All recommended vaccines for adults, age 65 and older, should be covered by either Medicare Part B or Part D, but there are some coverage challenges you should be aware of