4 Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

If you have a furry family member – or one with scales or feathers – then you might already suspect that your four-legged charge offers a bevy of emotional benefits. Research backs up your hunch. In fact, there are a wide number of benefits to keeping a family pet from both a physical and emotional…

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Building Stronger Bones as You Age

Starting at age 50, men and women start to lose bone density at a rate of around 0.5 percent each year. For women, the loss is more noticeable since women tend to have thinner and smaller bones than men. Despite what you might think, however, osteoporosis, which is a condition marked by brittle and fragile…

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Why You Need Preventive Care

Do you know what kind of preventive screenings you need as an adult? If you’re a parent, then you probably know all about your child’s next trip to the doctor, where he’ll get his next round of shots and learn about screenings necessary for his age. Unfortunately, adults don’t always take as much care with…

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