Health & Wellness
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
Last week I forced myself to stay up two nights in a row to work. I certainly had work to do, but I also wanted to evaluate my brain function after sleep deprivation.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I’m worried about my 72-year-old mother, who has been taking the opioid medication Vicodin for her hip and back pain for more than a year. I fear she’s becoming addicted to the drug, but I don’t know what to do.
Yearly flu vaccination has already begun in some locations in York County and will continue throughout the flu season.
- Written by 50plus LIFE 50plus LIFE
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. This devastating and debilitating disease is the ultimate thief—of memories, independence, control, time, and, ultimately, life.
- Written by Keith Gillogly Keith Gillogly
Despite the fact that sepsis affects more than 1.5 million Americans each year, it’s been called a silent epidemic and urgent public health issue.
Exercise is essential to good health for everyone. Now a recent study suggests that an exercise routine can have positive mental health benefits for stroke survivors.