Posts by Barry

Tea Drinking Can Reduce Depression In Senior Citizens

Tea drinking can reduce depression in senior citizens, according to a recent study. This is good news as depression is a common occurrence in seniors aged 60 and older. Indeed, statistics show that 7 percent of seniors report experiencing major depressive feelings. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years…

Read More

Caffeine Can Help You Lose Weight And Keep It Off

Caffeine could help you lose weight and also keep it from returning, according to results from a recent study. Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign fed rats a high-fat, high-sugar diet. They then gave some of the rodents caffeine extracted from tea and decaffeinated tea.   Caffeine: Study Results The rats that consumed…

Read More

Poor Diet Can Result In Your Serious Vision Impairment

A poor diet which includes a lot of junk food increase your risk for serious visual impairment, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD)   By junk food, refer specifically to lots of red and processed meats, and fat-packed dairy. These foods are bad for your heart, and contribute to high cholesterol and other health issues. Now…

Read More
obesity

Obesity In The United States Is At Epidemic Levels

.Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. The statistics are more than alarming. In fact, nearly 50 percent of American adults will be obese by the year 2030, and about 25 percent will be severely obese, carrying about 100 pounds of extra weight.   These latest statistics were just published in the New…

Read More
common cold

Handling The Common Cold Is Easier Than You Think

Handling a common cold during the winter, is for many people, painful and high stress. But, in truth, it really doesn’t have to be that way. Taking certain precautions will raise the odds that you stay cold free throughout the cold winter months. I hear your skepticism — especially as you know that you can’t vaccinate…

Read More
snacking smart

Snacking Smart Will Improve Your Health, Quality of Life

Snacking smart will not only improve your health, but also your quality of life. No doubt that a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner are important. But what you snack between meals affects your health just as much — if not more than a regular meal. All of us love to eat snacks, the key, however,…

Read More
Congressional Bills

Congressional Bills To Lower Drug Prices, The Current Status

Congressional bills to lower prescription drug prices are slowly inching through the House and Senate deliberation process. Senior citizens as well as people on fixed incomes hope these bills will pass and become law as soon as possible.   To date, 33 States have taken the lead to reduce prescription drug prices. Congress is now…

Read More
health insurance scams

Health Insurance Scams Come Out In Full Force During Holidays

Health Insurance Scams come out in full force during the Holiday Season. It’s really not surprising this happens. People are preoccupied with shopping, gifts, and parties. Researching the bureaucratic maze of health insurance is the furthest thing from their minds, Hence, they let their guard down and are ripe for the plucking by scammers and…

Read More

Weight Gains During These Holidays, It Will Happen To You

Weight gains during these Holidays, starting on Thanksgiving and going through New Year’s Day is inevitable. It will happen to you and you and I know it. But, how do I know, I’ve never met you. I know because it’s happened to both of us every year we can remember.   But this year will…

Read More
air pollution

Air Pollution Getting Worse, Causing Early Deaths Among Seniors

Air pollution in the United States is getting worse and it’s becoming a serious health problem for senior citizens, according to a new study.   Air quality declined according to a recent analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It declined by 5.5 percent. This data is based on nationwide averages measured between 2016 to…

Read More