Conventional wisdom says 'if your parents live long you will'. Subscribing to believe 'it is in your genes' is common, we have been lulled into that security or insecurity. Parental lifespan predicts daughters living to 90 without chronic disease or disability says researchers at the University of … [Read more...] about Longevity Odds
I need to let you know, to prepare yourself should it occur - when your doctor starts with that phrase 'By the Way..' or 'And also..' You may have had or know someone who had a medical test for looking for one thing but found 'an incidental finding'. Doctors relay the information in many ways but … [Read more...] about ‘By the Way…’ – Incidental Medical Findings
Obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the US, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A clear and direct relationship exists, the more sedentary time, the greater the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. A 2015 study by nonprofit organization Common … [Read more...] about Child Obesity
Lately the label 'healthcare provider' has replaced medical doctor and physician. At present physician assistants and nurse practitioners have been recognized as 'equivalent' guardians of your health, whichever professional you go to please as applies to you, have them answer some or all the … [Read more...] about Must Ask Your Doctor
Recent research suggests we totally rethink our 'proper' sleep times. Listen Up to DocHandal's latest podcast there is surprising information, including more is not always better! … [Read more...] about How Much Sleep?