Health & Wellness

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding the Subtle Distinctions

By Metro Creative The terms dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often used interchangeably. However, the Alzheimer’s Association notes it is important to understand the subtle distinctions ...
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Avoid Injury During Workouts

By Metro Creative Any time is a great time to get in shape. People with more time on their hands due to stay-at-home restrictions may want to begin an exercise regimen right away. When ...
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The Immune System: A Powerful Component of the Human Body

By Metro Creative The immune system is a powerful component of the human body. The immune system recognizes when viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders enter or compromise the body, and ...
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How to be Safe in the Sun

By Metro Creative A relaxing day outdoors soaking up some of the sun’s rays is how many people prefer to spend their free time when the weather allows. While the very vision of a warm summer ...
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How to Avoid Heat Stroke in the Hot Days of Summer

By Metro Creative Summer weather draws many people outside. Warm air and sunshine can be hard to resist, even when temperatures rise to potentially dangerous levels. Sunburn may be the ...
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American Diabetes Alert Day, March 24

By Metro Creative Diabetes diagnoses are on the rise, and the numbers are jaw dropping. According to the World Health Organization, the number of people with diabetes totaled 108 million in ...
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Fun in the Sun: Great Activities to Embrace this Spring

By Metro Creative Spring arrives in the Northern Hemisphere on March 19, bringing with it visions of more hours of sunshine, warmer temperatures and ample opportunities to embrace the great ...
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Home Fitness

By Metro Creative Home gyms can make working out more efficient, saving time driving to a fitness facility and enabling people to stick to a workout regimen during inclement weather. Having ...
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Healthy Habits

By Metro Creative A long and healthy life is the ultimate goal for many people. While a host of factors beyond a person’s control, such as genetics, impact how long that person lives and how ...
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How exercise benefits your heart

By Metro Creative Improved health is a primary motivator among people who routinely exercise. Exercise can help people feel better about themselves and their appearance, and it has ...
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Heart-healthy lifestyles begin in the kitchen

By Metro Creative Weight-loss initiatives and dieting often go hand-in-hand, but healthy diets can do more than help women shed pounds. Heart disease is the primary killer of females but ...
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Symptoms of Heart Valve Disease

By Metro Creative Heart disease is a blanket term that includes a variety of conditions and illnesses. Heart valve disease is one such condition that poses a significant threat, a threat that ...
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Managing Diabetes During the Holiday Season

Courtesy Metro Creative The holiday season is synonymous with many things, includingfood. Family gatherings and holiday office parties wouldn’tbe the same without great food. Food plays ...
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How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

By Metro Creative Caring for an aging or sick relative is not always so easy. In addition to the physical demands of caring for such loved ones, tending to sick people can take a mental toll, ...
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Frequently asked questions from a personal trainer’s perspective

By Aimee Hodges, Personal Fitness Trainer Eat this and not that. Do this and not that. Are we even sure anymore? We have believed one set of rules and recommendations and now, science gives ...
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Can diet prevent breast cancer from spreading?

By Metro Creative Healthy diets that include plenty of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables that can boost the body’s natural immune system can help people in their fight against cancer. ...
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