Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 26, 2022
Do you have an underactive thyroid? If yes, you may have an elevated risk of developing dementia as you age, particularly if you’re taking thyroid hormone replacement therapy, according to a study published in an online edition of Neurology. The study is observational, which means… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 26, 2022
Poor mental health is a significant problem in the U.S. In fact, about one in four American adults struggles with a mental health condition. Of all the mental health illnesses, anxiety is the most common, affecting 40 million adults. Depression -- also very common – touches nearly 21 million… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 26, 2022
Only about 20 percent of Americans have optimal heart health, according to a new study, which may help explain why heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. A research team led by… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 26, 2022
Vitamin D is a nutrient best known for its contributions to bone health. But it also regulates many other cellular functions and has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuroprotective properties, according to Mayo Clinic. “Vitamin D is actually a hormone,” says Bernard Kaminetsky, MD, medical… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 19, 2022
If you have gym rats in your life, they’ve probably flexed on the benefits of strength training —improved energy, greater stamina and better physique, among other benefits. But strength training has benefits you (and your gym rat friends) might not realize – and it’s an important part of being.… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 19, 2022
It’s not news that exercise is important for good health. Studies credit regular exercise with helping:  Manage weight Maintain brain health  Strengthen bones Improve circulation  Lower the risk heart disease and type 2 diabetes  Control stress Reduce risk for certain cancers like breast,… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
August 5, 2022
Monkeypox has gotten a lot of media attention lately. But what is it? Danish researchers first identified the monkeypox virus in 1958 in monkeys imported from Singapore. It wasn’t until 1970 that the first human case was diagnosed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the 10 countries in… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 12, 2022
Do you feel may like you’re on a lifelong journey to lose 20 elusive pounds? Or maybe you’re a hard gainer – always trying to put on 10 pounds. Either way, managing your weight can be very frustrating, especially if you’re living a healthy lifestyle. Why is it so hard? Logically, weight management… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 11, 2022
The fat around your waist, snuggled up to your organs and clinging to your thighs and backside isn’t just a nuisance. It’s actually a remarkable component of your body composition. Fat has many benefits, such as giving you energy, manages cholesterol and blood pressure, helps escort some vitamins… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
July 9, 2022
Do you struggle with knee pain? If you do, you know the problem is more than just pain. When your knees hurt, you can’t move very well. And your ability to perform daily activities, including walking, are compromised.  Knee pain can be caused by a wide range of issues, but there’s a pretty good… See more
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