Fit for health

Those who wish to improve their fitness for better overall health should focus on four areas: cardiorespiratory (aerobic) fitness, muscle strength and endurance, flexibility, and balance. (Locked) More »

Aches And Pains: Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica, a painful inflammation in the neck, shoulders, and hips, can affect quality of life. While difficult to diagnose, it can be treated effectively with low doses of steroids. (Locked) More »

Recognizing domestic partner abuse

Women suffering from domestic violence are affected by various health issues, aside from the abuse itself. They are more likely to suffer stress-related physical ailments and to abuse alcohol or drugs. More »