Health & Wellness

Managing High Blood Pressure

If you don’t know your number, it’s time to get your blood pressure checked  By Wendy Haaf Photo: iStock/FluxFactory.   At the end of his annual health exam in November 2018, John Luchetti’s family physician said, “John, you’ve got to…

Rainbows Defying the Pandemic

More and more windows are glowing with rainbows that promise brighter days ahead By Erika Morris   All over North…

The Power of Art Therapy

The goal of art therapy isn’t the creation of masterpieces but improved physical and mental health     By Wendy Haaf Photo:…

Music to Soothe the Heart

Listening to music can help you recover more quickly following a heart attack, a new study suggests Photo: iStock/LightFieldStudios.  …

Sleep and Heart Health Linked

Too much sleep and too little are both bad for you Photo: iStock/Wavebreakmedia.   Research has shown that both too…

COVID-19: Questions Answered

The coronavirus pandemic raises a host of questions. We asked some of them to virologist and professor of biological sciences…

Bald or Balding? Wear a Hat!

Baldness seems to boost a man’s risk for skin cancer   Men, especially those affected by baldness in their younger…