I'm excited to announce that I was on the WCSH6 WLBZ2 Morning Report today and will be returning every other Tuesday at about 6:45 am. It was so great to be back on the air again and to see many familiar faces. For those of you who don't know, I was the health reporter on WCSH6 for more than 20 years. I left in 2002, so it's been a few years, but after the first few seconds, I felt right at home! Read the Rest »
When Chuck and Jo-Ellen Kelley were married 23 years ago, she told him that since she went for yearly medical checkups, she expected him to do the same. "After all," she says, "we promised that we'd grow old together and take care of each other."Read the Rest »
Guest post by Lauren Breau, L.Ac., acupuncturist at Wildwood Community Acupuncture
Before I tell you all about community acupuncture and convince you that you should come in and give it a whirl, I have a couple of quick questions for you.How many times have you struggled with a health issue that needed treatment, but put it off because you couldn’t afford the cost of care? How many times have you heard this story from other people? Read the Rest »
I've been in a funk lately.
Maybe I'm tired of winter. Maybe I've got a few too many things on my plate. Maybe I need a vacation.
Probably all of the above.
I'm not too good at breaking bad habits. I just hate being told that I can't do something, even when I'm the one saying so. Take, for instance, eating between meals. Last spring I could no longer ignore the fact that none of my clothes fit. I got on the scales and saw that I had gained 10 pounds — no idea where they came from. Read the Rest »
Do you often get a bellyache or diarrhea after eating certain foods or when you're under stress or worrying about something? It happens to most of us every once in a while, but if you deal with it more often than not, you might have irritable bowel syndrome or IBS.The brain in your gut Health experts believe IBS symptoms are caused by faulty communication between the brain in the head and the brain in the gut. That's right — your gut has a brain! Read the Rest »
- Are over 50
- Are African-American
- Have high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease. Read the Rest »