Health & Wellness
Five surprising summer habits that pack on the pounds
Swimsuit ready? Not for long. Gaining the weight you lost preparing for summer is so easy, you're likely to do it without trying. If you don't stop the eating patterns that unintentionally cause weight gain, you'll never be successful losing body fat. Here are five ways you may be packing on the pounds without even real...
Pointers for protecting feet from skin cancer
Walking on the beach, frolicking in the surf, participating in sports, strolling through a theme park while on vacation - your feet will carry you through a lot of fun this summer. But can paying attention to them help you avoid the most common form of cancer in America? Possibly, experts say.
Looking for variety at work? Try occupational therapy
Occupational therapy is often a misunderstood profession in the health care industry. It is not about getting people in the right jobs, as the word "occupational" suggests, but rather helping patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for working and daily living. Occupational therapists work with a variety...
Non-adherence is killing us, needlessly
Millions of Americans are plagued by chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and arthritis. These are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all existing health problems in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there's another, lesser-known conditi...
Seven tips for mindful eating
We've all done it - donuts on-the-go for breakfast, a burger in between meetings at our desks or pizza on the couch while watching your favorite primetime show. But how often do we take the time to really savor a food from the first bite to the last?
Waterproof hearing aids allow Americans to get out and play
Not too long ago Susan Kladitis felt like quitting life. The young grandmother and native of the Florida gulf coast is an avid kayaker and boater. Kladitis lives for the time she spends on the water with her family. But her old hearing aids placed far too many limitations on her lifestyle.
Become the boss of your weight loss
From take-out to drive-thrus, it's easy to fall into traps of convenience and temptation when trying to lose weight. Here are five of tips to becoming the boss of your own weight loss.
Rid the pantry of unhealthy temptations
For many, the pantry is that valued storage spot housing dry and nonperishable foods ready to create delicious meals and treats. For some trying to lose weight and develop healthier habits, however, the pantry can hold a world of temptation. But the pantry can actually complement your efforts to develop a healthy lifestyle. Here's how.
Get your credit score bikini ready
The same principles that can help you look good can help your credit score be its best, too. Practice good diet and exercise habits and you'll look and feel better. Practice smart money management and your efforts will show in your high credit score.