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Advice for Healthy Living

A detour on the caregiving journey

Oct. 21, 2019

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 […]

Pain management without pills

Aug. 15, 2019

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 […]

Stress-savvy steps to help you relax

Aug. 5, 2019

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 […]

Try these tips to promote brain health

Jul. 30, 2019

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 […]

Try these four easy tips for a healthy new start

Jul. 15, 2019

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 […]

Slather on the Sunscreen

Jul. 12, 2019

by Chong Joy Yun, MD Summertime is synonymous with fun in the sun, especially for those who enjoy the long hours and abundant water activities. The down side is that […]

Beat the heat with these tips

Jul. 3, 2019

by Atiq Budhani, DO Living in Texas means one thing’s for certain—summer will be HOT! While we take it for granted that Mother Nature will serve up plenty of toasty […]

Putting together a first-rate first aid kit

Jun. 24, 2019

What’s the old saying? Expect the unexpected. It’s a great reminder to be prepared for accidents and injuries that can happen at home. In fact, more accidents actually happen at […]