The Complicated Case of Elderly Loneliness

For years, Linda Hawthorne, MD, offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say. …

Empowering Children to Be Healthy in the Digital Age

While parents struggle to imagine how mobile devices will change their children’s social, emotional, physical, and future work lives for better or worse, children growing up in today’s Digital Age cannot …

Planning a Healthy Diet for Older Adults

Turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals indicating that it’s time for …

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Are Antioxidant Foods Actually Helpful?

Every one of us has both free radicals and antioxidants present inside of our bodies at all times. Some antioxidants are made from the body itself, while we must get others …