Wellness

At Work? A Quick Workout Can Do A Lot

If you’re someone who sits for hours at a time, how do you feel when you finally stand-up? Aches? Pain? Well, there is a way to curb those side effects with some easy, at work exercises that could qualify as a mini-cardio workout.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2012

Dr. Ghulam Saydain [front] taking medical residents and interns on rounds at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Recognizing Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension — it’s a disease which affects women four times more often than men. That’s according to Pulmonologist Ghulam Saydain at the Detroit Medical Center’s Detroit Receiving Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012

Find Answers At The Area Agency On Aging

If you’re a senior citizen or someone caring for an older adult, many questions about where to find medical and other services can be answered by your local Area Agency on Aging office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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Safe Sleep Tips for Your Baby

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development offers a “Safe Sleep Top 10″; easy for parents and caregivers to follow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

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Screening Tool Helps Evalulate Risk For Alcohol Abuse

In the handbook “Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner’s Guide” a screening tool is offered along with ways to quickly determine a child’s risk for alcohol-related problems and interventions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

Medicare Enrollment Begins Early This Year

If you need to sign-up for Medicare Part D, you better get moving. Enrollment began early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

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Can A Daily Dose Of Potatoes Help Your Heart?

A new study finds a couple of servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure for the hypertensive obese.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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RiverWalkers Club Welcomes 60+ Crowd

They arrive by the hundreds to stroll the Detroit Riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

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Report Examines State Of Nursing Home Care In Detroit

One Detroit nursing home closes each year. That’s among the findings of a new report out this week by the The Detroit Area Agency on Aging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

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Safe Food Handling Tips For Summer Meals

It’s important to remember to handle food safely when preparing your meals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2011

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