About Asthma

About Asthma

Asthma is a chronic, or long-term, disease that inflames and narrows the airways of your lungs Asthma causes a variety of symptoms that can worsen at any time, making breathing difficult. Asthma is a disease that cannot be cured, but it can be managed. Some days you may not have symptoms, but t...
Healthy Aging: What Can You Control?

Healthy Aging: What Can You Control?

Healthy Aging: What Can You Control? Genetics isn’t the only factor in aging. Here’s how to break the mold. When it comes to aging vs. Healthy Aging, Bebe Shaw didn’t hit the genetic lottery. Her mother died from congestive heart failure, her father of a heart condition. The younger of her two br...
Tips to Help Prevent Colds and Flu

Tips to Help Prevent Colds and Flu

Prevent Colds and Flu: Yes, you can prevent colds and flu most of the time. Surveys show that Americans suffer a billion colds each year. Yes, you read that right. One BILLION, with a B. When you add in the flu, the number is even higher. But there are things you can do to prevent […]
During Eclipse, ‘Your Eye Can Scorch’

During Eclipse, ‘Your Eye Can Scorch’

Aug. 9, 2017 — The hype is true: Look directly at this month’s solar eclipse without good protection, and you can seriously damage your eyes. And not just for a little while.Just ask Russell Van Gelder, MD, former president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. “I have one patient in his ...