GUEST COLUMN: Local dietitian offers heart-healthy tips

Via Peters

May is Hypertension Awareness Month — a perfect time to share a few tips on improving heart health. Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is the most common heart health issue that often goes undetected. Eating a heart-healthy diet — in addition to exercise and regular blood-pressure monitoring — […]

Expert offers advice on managing pandemic anxiety in children

Via Peters

Many anxiety treatments involve a very specific technique of actively avoiding what your brain is telling you to do. Photo by Simedblack/Pixabay Anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic is common among young children, and parents may wonder how to quell those concerns. An expert from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston […]

A Nutrition Counselor Offers Recipes, Health Tips

Via Peters

Talia Segal-Fidler. Photos by Keri White I recently visited the Lodge at Woodloch, a beautiful resort/spa in the Poconos. In addition to the myriad fitness classes, hikes and spa services, the lodge hosts an array of educational classes taught by its illustrious staff. Talia Segal-Fidler is a board-certified holistic health […]

UAB offers five tips for a healthy diet

Via Peters

Dr. Amy Warriner (Chris Carmichael / UAB) Maintaining a healthy diet is important for your body’s overall health, reducing risk from many chronic noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. In honor of National Nutrition Awareness Month, Dr. Amy Warriner, director of UAB Weight Loss Medicine and professor […]

Connecting for Kids offers help in combating anxiety

Via Peters

WESTLAKE, Ohio — Connecting for Kids held a virtual meeting Feb. 1 that attracted the attention of more than 70 families. The topic was the higher levels of anxiety kids are feeling these days and what to do about it. Dr. John Zbornik, a psychologist from Ken DeLuca and Associates, […]

NWH offers men tips on fitness, mental health, & cancer

Via Peters

Did you know that men are more likely than women to die of suicide, skip doctor’s appointments and routine screenings, and avoid seeking help for mental illness? Hoping to change these attitudes, Northern Westchester Hospital recently gathered a panel of experts, including a physical therapist, a urologist, and a psychiatrist […]