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Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought

Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought In July, Samir Kumar was running errands in his uptown Manhattan neighborhood and thought the air felt thick. The 29-year-old New York resident, who has asthma, said he had to take bigger breaths because he started experiencing shortness of breath and tightness in his chest. Fortunately, he … Continue reading “Smoke From Wildfires More Toxic Than We Thought”

Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information

Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information Alabama resident Christy Carpenter said she and her family were not vaccinated against COVID-19 because of concerns over how soon the vaccines were rolled out. Carpenter family members were skeptical, at first, over how quickly the vaccines were created compared to other vaccines that took years to develop. … Continue reading “Coronavirus – The Latest News and Information”

Best Vitamin D Supplements

Best Vitamin D Supplements If there’s one vitamin essential in keeping bones, teeth, and muscles healthy, it’s vitamin D. The nutrient (also known as “ergocalciferol”) is a fat-soluble vitamin that regulates phosphate in the body and helps the body absorb and retain calcium, a mineral that promotes strong bones. Besides supporting bone health, a growing … Continue reading “Best Vitamin D Supplements”

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert In the digital world of malware and spyware, enabling a password is not enough anymore to keep your smartphone safe. Once hackers have control of your phone, they can access sensitive information, including phone numbers of your contacts, credit care numbers, bank information, and other data used in transacting business … Continue reading “Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert”

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly

Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly When dining rooms reopened at senior living communities operated by Laurence Gerber, residents were hesitant to meet in groups again. After all, the seniors had been in social isolation since the COVID-19 outbreak began in early 2020. Seniors were the hardest hit during the pandemic and health officials advised … Continue reading “Seniors and COVID-Social Isolation Of Elderly”

FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug A new drug designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Alzheimer’s Association called the approval a “victory for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families.” But, not everyone agreed with the FDA’s decision … Continue reading “FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug”

Rising Costs and Inflation

Rising Costs and Inflation COVID-19 came as a shock to Americans who spent much of 2020 at home. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up and people are getting out more, Americans are feeling a shock of a different kind: Sticker shock. The prices of food, clothing, gasoline, used cars, and other products have skyrocketed … Continue reading “Rising Costs and Inflation”