If you think being over 65 gives you license to slow down, think again. Staying active keeps you young, happy and healthy. If you don't believe me, read what these people say about regular exercise.
You've heard of Manhattan Seafood Chowder before, right? How about Manhattan Sea Vegetable Chowder? Don't even know what a sea vegetable is? Check out this blog post to find out and get the recipe.
Finding it difficult these days to even agree to disagree? According to a national poll on civility in America, 75% of respondents agree that incivility has risen to crisis levels. In this Catching Health podcast, we learn about some major efforts to revive civility in America.
Here in New England, most of the snow has melted and spring flowers are blossoming. But if your yard looks like mine, there's a lot of raking and pickup to do. Maybe you should read this first.
Did you know that a salamander can regenerate nearly every part of its body — without any scars? Why can't humans? A Maine scientist is working hard to uncover the salamander's secrets. Find out what he's learned so far.
Got spring fever? And the urge to dash outside and go for a run? Hold your hamstrings a minute and read what my strength coach has to say about that.
Want to show your brain some love? (Not to mention the rest of your body.) Research is starting to show that what you eat may play a role in increasing or decreasing your risk of Alzheimer's Disease. The MIND diet offers some suggestions.
When it comes to eating disorders, size and weight aren't necessarily what's most important. The Eating Disorders Association of Maine is trying to dispel some of the myths surrounding eating disorders by providing education and other resources.
Strength coach Andy Wight demonstrates two exercises that will help strengthen your core. A strong core helps you do everything better and safer — from bending over to running a race.
Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. If you over 50, you KNOW you should be screened. If you've put off getting a colonoscopy, you need to read this.
By 2050, as estimated one in three Americans will be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Today is Diabetes Alert Day. The American Diabetes Association has a short test to see if you are at risk.
Got some chronic aches and pains? We've got some expert advice on what might be the underlying cause and how to turn things around.
A fun tutorial on making a vegan peanut butter cup pie with the help of a toddler. Plus some insights into raising a vegan child.
Did you see the news that standing desks may be bad for your health? My first reaction was HUH? I took a closer look at the study and also spoke with a spine specialist. Read what I found out.
It's obvious that your parent is no longer safe on the road, but you freeze when it comes to having the conversation. Read this and you'll understand how important it is to act.
Join the celebration! Maine Restaurant Week ends Monday, March 12th. You owe it to yourself to try something new — a new restaurant, a new menu. Or try a new recipe. Have some fun!
Dr. Micky Collins says the story that's not being told about concussions is that they can be treated. Dr. Collins is a world-renowned expert on concussions. In this podcast, he tells us about the latest research.
As lawmakers figure out how to handle Maine's medical cannabis program alongside the newer recreational use program, people like Dave Whitten remain in limbo.
You don't have to be an Olympian to enjoy a game of curling. In fact, you'll find curling clubs in many places, even right here in Maine. Let's start playing!
If you're clueless about portion sizes — like what does three ounces of food look like on your plate — I've got some tips for you. I've also got an easy recipe.
What are you grateful for? In this podcast, researcher Dr. Robert Emmons discusses what gratitude is, how easy it is to find it, and why it's important to try.
Oh, your aching feet! After all that we ask of them, they deserve a little love. We've got tips from some foot experts.
Got chapped lips? Here's some expert advice from Dr. Martin Wesolowski, a family physician at Martin's Point Healthcare.
Bending over at the waist is a hip hinge. Do it wrong and you could hurt your back. We've got some demos that show you how to practice doing it the right way.
Who doesn't love the smell of baking bread? Want to fill your home with the scent and your belly with the deliciousness? Here's a recipe for rosemary focaccia.
Nothing says l love you like something you made yourself. We've got some handmade inspiration for you. They're simple ideas but packed with love.
Millions of diabetics develop painful peripheral neuropathy. Discoveries by a scientist at MDI Biological Lab in Bar Harbor may lead to new treatments.
A common question for physical therapist Jason Adour is "Are there ways to fall without hurting myself?” With the help of his kids, he shares some tips.
Want to bake your sweetie something special this Valentine's Day? How about a delicious flourless chocolate torte? We've got a great recipe!