You May Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer

You May Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer

Jun 24

Social Security guidelines are becoming more stringent all the time. Many people have little understanding of them. When the time comes to apply for disability, they don’t know what to do, and they may unintentionally delay or destroy their chance of a successful verdict without adequate legal assistance. A competent law firm that specializes in disability law can be a tremendous asset for...

Common Back Problems for People Over 50

Common Back Problems for People Over 50

Jun 17

Back pain is a very common problem for adults in the United States, thanks in part to the complexity of the spine and supporting muscles and ligaments. In fact, four out of five adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. The highest rate of back pain occurs in adults age 30 to age 50, and there are specific back problems that most often affect those over the age of 50. The...

Estimating Your Risk Of Getting Prostate Cancer

Estimating Your Risk Of Getting Prostate Cancer

Jun 11

There are several risk factors related to developing prostate cancer. Unfortunately, many of these risk factors are not lifestyle-related and cannot be changed. All men are at risk for prostate cancer. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, one in six men are affected by prostate cancer, making it the most common non-skin cancer in America. The cause of prostate cancer is unknown. Many men...

Are You a Baby Boomer? Three Things You Can do to Improve Your Health

Are You a Baby Boomer? Three Things You Can do to Improve Your Health

Nov 12

 It’s been estimated that there were about 77.8 million Americans born during the post-World War II baby boom. That’s been a significant part of our population, one that has a big influence on our culture. The baby boom was also decades ago, and whether we want to admit it or not, the baby boomers are approaching old age. The youngest boomers are in their 50s, and those who were born...

Staying Fit By Cycling

Staying Fit By Cycling

Jan 30

Via BikeRadar: It’s true that most long-time athletes will decline from their endurance peak from about the age of 35, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible for you to improve your performance well into middle age. “There is a de?nite decline with age in certain physiological parameters, like VO2 max [aerobic capacity – your ability to transport and use oxygen during exercise],” says Caroline...

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

A Reason to Take Long Walks on the Beach

Jan 15

According to Reuters: A study of nearly 300 people in Pittsburgh who kept track of how much they walked each week showed that those who walked at least six miles had less age-related brain shrinkage than people who walked less. “Brain size shrinks in late adulthood, which can cause memory problems. Our results should encourage well-designed trials of physical exercise in older adults as a...