Author: Rita Baron-Faust MPH

Saturday, July 26, 2014

How to Stop a Leaky Bladder

Scared to sneeze? These home exercises and insurance covered programs can top the leak or prevent it from getting worse.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Brain Training – Hype or Hope?

Brain training programs may be built on bad research – but a major new study shows how everyday tasks can help keep our brains sharp.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Your Meds Might Be Making You Sick

Mixing meds, vitamins and supplements can create a dangerous stew. Read up on the 8 medicines to avoid, warning signs and precautions you can take.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

8 Foods to Ease Your Aches: A Pain-Fighting Menu

Scientists are exploring the pain-relieving properties of foods. We dug into the research to find the best bets for osteoarthritis and other painful conditions.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Tai Chi for Older Newbies

Practicing tai chi is good for balance, bones, brains and other things we risk losing as we age. And there are YouTube videos to teach you.

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Easy Way to a Mediterranean Diet

The research is conclusive: A Mediterranean diet fights heart disease and protects the brain. Here are 8 foods you need and 4 you don’t.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Seven Health Myths

Wine is good. Eggs are bad. If e don’t use it we lose it… Much of the health wisdom we accumulate via online news ends up being false. Are any of your health beliefs among these myths?