Christina Bhattacharya is a California-based freelance medical writer specializing in healthcare, insurance, Medicare, seniors, wellness, fitness, and innovation.
As we age, maintaining an active lifestyle is critical to our health and fitness. Fitness is crucial for staying independent and active, and it can even help lower the risk of many health conditions like stroke, heart attack, arthritis and even depression.
Promising treatments like Botox, which was approved by the FDA to treat chronic migraines in 2010, are emerging victorious. But why does Botox help migraines?
Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease can be rewarding and challenging. Alzheimer’s, an irreversible disease that the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America says affects 5.1 million Americans, causes difficulty with memory, thinking, judgment and self-care.
Summer is a time many of us associate with fun, vacations and basking in the sunshine, but it’s also an excellent time to advance your business
May is Older Americans Month. Each year, the Administration on Aging (AoA) issues a unique theme for the month of May focusing on seniors. This national yearly tribute acknowledges the contributions seniors have made to our country and provides them with empowering support.
Fetal alcohol syndrome is a condition that affects unborn children due to alcohol passing directly from the mother's bloodstream to the fetus through the placenta.
Here’s an overview of common seasonal allergies in children, the symptoms and treatment options.
There are many options available to help manage arthritis and avoid worsening problems. But do you know when to see an orthopedist?
Recently, midwives have become more popular among women preferring a natural, holistic approach to their prenatal care. But what does a midwife do?
The earlier you address bone health the better your chances of delaying or avoiding osteoporosis. Here are a few facts and tips on how to prevent osteoporosis.
The stress of carrying us around every day can put our feet at risk of injury -- especially if you have flat feet, high arches, or abnormal pronation.
Parents can encourage a safe athletic experience by watching for signs of overtraining during play.
A medication dispenser service can benefit you as a caregiver by reminding your senior loved one to dispense their medications at pre-scheduled times, giving you peace of mind. Here are four reasons why.
Stroke recovery can be a challenging process for both of you, but with the right attitude and assistance, it's very possible to have a fulfilling life after a stroke.
The following safe home checklist, which includes issues ranging from electrical safety to air quality, will help you ensure that your living space is a safe, welcoming environment for all its residents.