Heart Health

Join American Heart Association’s 8th Annual Power Of Laughter Health Workshop & Comedy Luncheon with comedienne and actress, Kim Coles at the Embassy Suites – Independence 5800 Rockside Wood Blvd on Saturday May 19th from 11am – 2pm. Come learn and laugh while using comedy to share the message of stroke prevention, stroke risk factors […]

You’ve probably already heard that a healthy diet can help reduce a host of diseases and conditions, as well as help improve how your body looks and performs. But now, a new study is singling out one food group in particular as the one that can really help save your life. But…there’s a catch. According […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – MedWorks is having a free medical clinic on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from 8:00am until 3:00pm at Neighborhood Family Practice located at 3569 Ridge Road. Walk-in patients will be accepted on clinic day. MedWorks is also partnering with United Way 2-1-1 on Wednesday, February 19 to schedule medical appointments. Phone […]

  BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – 17-year-old senior at Beachwood High School, Drake Smith, dreams of being an editor in television production, but the reality of that dream comes down to whether he gets a life-saving kidney transplant and how soon. Drake, when healthy enough, shoots and edits concerts and football games in his spare time. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – On Saturday, November 9, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson will welcome all Cleveland residents to Affordable Care for a Healthy Cleveland at the Public Auditorium for a day of free health care screenings and a chance to learn about the benefits and requirements of enrolling […]

  Don’t let one day, one week, or even one year of blowing your diet affect your choices today and every day after. Pick up where you left off and start making those changes again. Of course we all fall into temptation and have that piece of cake or all those slices of pizza, but […]

atlanticspice.com As a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor at EatingWell Magazine, I know thatherbs and spices do more than simply add flavor to food. They let you cut down on some less-healthy ingredients, such as salt, added sugars and saturated fat, and some have inherent health benefits, many of which Joyce Hendley reported on for […]

photo: Masterfile.com If you think that how long you’ll live is based on how long your grandparents and parents live, you’re only partly right. While genetics certainly have an impact, you have more control than you might assume. “By the time you turn 55, only about 30% of how quickly you age is based on […]

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According to scientists, eat three bananas a day can reduce the risk of stokes. Bananas for breakfast, welcome lunch and dinner will provide adequate potassium to reduce the likelihood of blood clots in the brain about 21%. The discovery was made by scientists from Britain and Italy. This gives people who are at risk of […]

These six multitasking moves tone, tighten and trim your muscles, plus hone, sharpen and spark your mind.Each move in this plan incorporates the trifecta of brain-bettering elements—complex motor skills, balance and a new set of data—and helps you tone head to toe. Moving quickly through the routine adds cardio, which increases calorie burn and blood […]

Have you ever wondered why some people get physically sick in the days and weeks following a break-up? How come, when thinking about the moment the relationship ended, even if it wasn’t a long, passionate affair, but a seemingly relatively harmless casual fling, you can feel an urge to be violently ill? Personally, when I […]