Health Tips


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  • Bag some healthy groceries 10/24/2018

    Good foods can be found whether you shop at a supermarket or a small neighborhood store, says Joyce Stevens, Dietary Manager at Mercy LIFE – West Philadelphia.

  • Keep your mind active 10/24/2018

    You know that working out your body is good for your health. But what about working out your mind? That's also crucial, it turns out.

  • Prevent dry skin this winter 10/24/2018

    Does your skin tend to get dry, itchy and flaky this time of year?

  • Tips for a better night’s sleep 10/24/2018

    "To stay healthy and alert the next day, you still need the same seven to nine hours of sleep every night," Dr. Mingle says.

  • Tips for getting a better night’s sleep 10/24/2018

    If only getting a good night's sleep was as simple as shutting your eyes. But as we get older, a solid night's sleep may be something we only dream about.

  • Give your teeth the care they deserve 7/17/2018

    As you age, it's more important than ever to give your teeth and mouth lots of TLC.

  • It’s never too late to quit smoking 7/17/2018

    When is the best time to quit smoking? Right now. In your 60s, 70s and beyond, breaking free of tobacco boosts your health.

  • Stay safe in summer’s heat 7/17/2018

    The summer sweltering heat can make you miserable. And if you're not careful, it can also make you sick.

  • Keep opioids safe for everyone 3/27/2018

    Narcotic painkillers, or opioids, are useful medicines. But they can be deadly in the wrong hands. That includes when people misuse prescription opioids.

  • Look on the bright side 3/27/2018

    Change is a part of life. But as we age, change may often involve loss. Our children may move away. We may lose a loved one. Or our health may take a turn for the worse.