Scott Anderson was only 60 when he had a stroke in early 2013. "I was cutting a banana," he told me when we spoke on the phone recently. "All of a sudden something happened. I tried to say to my wife, 'I think something's wrong,' but I couldn't say it right."
His wife called 911 and not long after, Scott was in the local emergency room. He spent a week in the Intensive Care Unit. "I couldn't talk," he says. "I couldn't do anything. I was a mess. It took nine months of speech therapy before I could talk well." Read the Rest »
What is your family’s risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer? You have to look at the male side, too
In 2012, at the tender age of 41, Becky Sawtelle reached a life-changing decision. She tipped the scales at 272 pounds — she's only 5′ 3″ tall. Her body mass index (BMI) was 49. Anything over 30 is considered obese. Read the Rest »
We may not have had much of a winter yet, but for people with pulmonary problems such as asthma or COPD, it can be a difficult — even deadly – time of year. More than just the drop in temperature, the cold weather means a lack of humidity in the air, both indoors and out, as well as the proliferation of influenza, viral and bacterial infections. Read the Rest »
Trying to eat healthier foods but fed up with reading food labels? Sharon Vaznis and I talk about a new website that should make it a whole lot easier for you. Watch us on the Morning Report.