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Wellness

  • Spotlight on Healthy Avocados

    Posted by Christa Knox Aug 9, 2017

    Healthy fats are important brain food and nothing fits the bill more deliciously than avocados, so go ahead and mix up the guacamole.

  • One Step at a Time Towards Pain Relief

    Posted by Bioness Aug 1, 2017

    Nadege at first was reluctant to try StimRouter but when she did, she found relief from shoulder pain following her stroke.

  • Working Too Much Might Tip Heart Into Irregular Rhythm

    Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Jul 26, 2017

    Study shows a link between on-the-job hours and atrial fibrillation, but couldn't prove cause-and-effect.

  • A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix

    Posted by Robert Priedt, HealthDay Reporter Jul 26, 2017

    FDA recommends talking to your healthcare provider about drug interactions, especially when it comes to drugs used to treat high blood pressure and AFib.

  • A Step in the Right Direction

    Posted by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter Jul 21, 2017

    More Americans are walking for exercise, as it's an easy, inexpensive way to get moving and reap the health benefits, experts say.

  • On the Bookshelf

    Posted by Lynn Bronikowski Jul 20, 2017

    Whether you're a stroke survivor or caregiver, these books give personal accounts of stroke recovery and offer practical advice on recovery.

  • The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits

    Posted by Joan McClusky, HealthDay Reporter Jul 13, 2017

    Skip the smoothies and reach for whole fruits to lower risk of type 2 diabetes and reduce stroke risk.

  • Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life

    Posted by Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter Jul 11, 2017

    Two studies find that daily coffee drinkers were up to 18 percent less likely to die over the next 10 to 16 years versus non-drinkers.

  • Uncontrollable Crying and/or Laughing: Get to Know PseudoBulbar Affect (PBA)

    Posted by Avanir Pharmaceuticals Jul 6, 2017

    PBA affects about two million people in the U.S. who experience neurologic diseases or brain injuries. It's important for people to talk to their doctor if symptoms are present.

  • Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later

    Posted by Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter Jun 23, 2017

    Researchers find that two unconventional therapies -- horseback riding and music-and-rhythm therapy -- seemed to help many stroke survivors.