It’s once again that time of the year to prepare for and protect ourselves against the flu. Thankfully, we have highly effective flu vaccines available to us through our local pharmacy or doctor’s office.

Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is a common health change for aging individuals. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders reports that one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss.

Enrolling in Medicare for the first time can be quite daunting, especially if an enrollee doesn’t have any knowledge of the system and its enrollment process. First-time applicants have three months before their 65th birthday and three months after to enroll.

Medicare open enrollment begins Oct. 15 and continues through Dec. 7. During that time, Medicare enrollees can view plans, change and adjust their coverage. When going through this year’s options and offerings, enrollees may see some changes and new offerings in the marketplace.

In a world surrounded by technology, it’s uncommon for someone not to use Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. And though every generation has some exposure to these sites, it’s most common for preteens and teenagers to be the most engaged.

In the last month, five important medical articles were published that further confirm what we’ve been reporting. The data indicates it takes 17 years from an important innovation being discovered to it being accepted into practice. While some of this is regulatory delay, through the U.S. Fo…

The human body is miraculously designed to maintain optimal functioning of our internal organs. Our organs work as individual units and they also work together to coordinate various essential bodily functions to maintain good health.