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Advice for Healthy Living

February 18th, 2020

Making small changes can lead to better health

By Valdeline Muehl, M.D. In my practice as primary care physician who mostly sees older adults, I have many patients who struggle with health goals. Some need to lose weight. […]

January 24th, 2020

Lessons from The Mandalorian (and Baby Yoda)

By Carol Zernial, WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director The opportunity to stream new entertainment on televisions and computers is a game changer that allows most of us to find something […]

January 3rd, 2020

Picking our caregiving battles, one at a time

By Carol Zernial, WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director At the WellMed Charitable Foundation’s recent Caregiver Summit, we had the opportunity to hear from Dr. Liliana Oakes about the impact of […]

October 21st, 2019

A detour on the caregiving journey

By Carol Zernial, WellMed Charitable Foundation Executive Director Caregivers with the lived experience of providing care often share pearls of wisdom. At a recent caregiver workshop about the positive aspects […]

August 15th, 2019

Pain management without pills

It’s hard to go a day without reading a headline or hearing a news story about “the opioid crisis.” Awareness about the dangers of addiction to prescription opioid pain medications […]

August 5th, 2019

Stress-savvy steps to help you relax

by Munawar Hayat, MD You were in a minor fender bender on the way to work. You’ve gained five more pounds instead of dropping the five you gained during the […]

July 30th, 2019

Try these tips to promote brain health

by Hedieh Davanloo, MD Though most people are familiar with the benefits of eating a heart healthy diet of lean protein and plenty of fruits and vegetables, recent studies show […]

July 15th, 2019

Try these four easy tips for a healthy new start

by A. Brooke Hall, DO We all know the old saying: Change is inevitable. Our minds may accept the notion, but sometimes it’s a little harder to accept emotionally. While […]