Two groups of people are especially vulnerable to the fear they are getting dementia - those who have a loved one with dementia and those who work with dementia patients, say at a nursing home or assisted living memory care unit.
These common eye problems can be either cured or curbed if caught early by a eyecare professional. Keeping up with your regular eye doctor appointments is the best way you can ensure healthy vision for years to come.
Why is it at just about every dining out experience with friends as I sit around a table looking at gorgeous and youthful-looking 50-somethings, just as I start sipping my finely aged wine, the middle-aged whine begins?
Tell your referring physician and your radiologist -- and any other health care provider you see -- about pre-existing conditions and your symptoms. The more you reveal from the get-go, the better off you will be.
Laughter is good for the heart -- and soul. The "Map of a Woman's Heart" (D.W. Kellogg & Co. circa 1833-1842), brings me such glee that I hope you will indulge me as I take you on a tour of it for Valentine's Day.
The fact that the medical industrial complex suppressed the cure for stomach ulcers for nearly 15 years raises crucial questions about trusting a system which demonstrably favors corporate profits over patient health.