Exercise and Cognitive Skill

According to two studies in the January 25 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, participating in a sustained exercise program may decrease cognitive decline in patients over 55 years old.

The first study, Physical Activity and Incident Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Persons, found moderate or high physical activity was associated with a lower risk […]

Family Health History

At Thanksgiving and other holidays, we should take the opportunity to talk with our families about health issues faced by our relatives – both living and dead.

Family Health Portrait

Although we may be predisposed to the same medical conditions as our relatives – high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disease, etc. – that […]

Healthy Jogging as We Age

Adults need to engage in 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking) every week (CDC, 2009). Regrettably, many adults give up exercise as they age due to prior injury, lack of time and interest, or because they know someone who told them that someone they know, knew someone […]