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May 25, 2016

How Healthy Are You? A New Study Might Make You Rethink.

and physical health. Having a broken bone since age 45 predicted future health issues. Sensory functioning—good eyesight, hearing, sense of taste—were critical for staying healthy. That doesn’t mean you have…

April 7, 2014

Eric Topol on the Health Revolution

…academic officer at Scripps Health and co-founder of the West Health Institute, Topol is busy boosting our involvement as patients in our own healthcare through wireless health innovations, such as…

October 2, 2019

Boost Brain Health

Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, play and maintain an active mind. According to the American Heart Association, failing brain health is a public health epidemic that could…

April 26, 2013

Top 8 eHealth Resources

…Ages. From mobile apps to content-rich websites, electronic health resources and tools can improve your health literacy, keeping you empowered and helping you to stay healthier. Here’s a list of…

February 26, 2013

Can You Believe the Health News?

health advice, symptoms, or a medical “breakthrough,” head for reliable sources: The National Institutes of Health The MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The American Cancer…

April 10, 2013

Seven Health Myths

…about health are (still) true and which aren’t? Here are seven myths, and what health experts are saying about them now. 1. Eggs Hurt Your Heart For years, we’ve been…

August 28, 2013

Volunteering for the Health of It

is linked to better health isn’t clear, Gruenewald says. It’s known that those who feel useful are less likely to feel depressed, but that doesn’t explain the physical health benefits….

March 3, 2017

What’s Next in Health Technology

…they’re poised to revolutionize healthcare—and with it, aging. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming up very soon and down the road. Get Ready These health tech devices are already here…

May 16, 2014

Health Gadgets I Didn’t Know I Needed

…medical information. With it, you get a unique Healthspek email address and webpage so that doctors, lab companies, etc. can send or upload documents directly to your Healthspek record. The…

January 21, 2013

Research: Connecting With Others Can Protect Your Health

Loneliness is hard on your immune system. Whether you’re healthy or sick, it makes you vulnerable to ill health, according to new research. “Regardless of how healthy you are, being…

September 12, 2014

Doctored: A Cardiologist Exposes the Health Care System That Fails Us

…spotlight on what’s wrong with America’s health care. In the new book (the author’s 2007 memoir, “Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation,” was widely acclaimed), Jauhar describes how cronyism is at the…

November 2, 2015

For Brain Health, Turn Up the Volume on Life

…of maintaining brain health as we age. Curran, who has an M.S. in cognitive psychology, should know. She worked her way back to brain health after a car accident in…

May 17 | 1:15pm2:15pm

@ The Center: Mobile Health Apps Lecture

Did you know that your smartphone is also a powerful health tool? This lecture introduces common health apps, like the iPhone’s built-in app and the Google Fit app. You’ll learn…

August 1 | 3:00pm4:15pm

@ The Center: iPhone Health Apps Workshop

In this hands-on lecture, you’ll get started using the iPhone’s built-in health app. Learn to add health details to your profile, set up your medical ID, and add emergency contact…

June 14, 2015

Online fitness for heart health, a “dementia farm” – and more from the week online

…Everest, either. What’s on yours? (Video link for mobile) A new online fitness program for heart health The well respected Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital unveiled a…