Physical fitness is not just a gift to yourself, but also to your loved ones! For all the dads reading, make this Father’s Day the one where you commit to getting back on track to a healthy and happier you.
The St. Peter’s Heart Walk Team is holding a "All-you-can-Zumba" fundraiser on Sunday, April 23, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Mercy Auditorium, at 310 S. Manning Blvd., on the St. Peter's Hospital campus. [...]
Dr. Robert Benton will be the distinguished speaker at a free educational seminar, “Healthy Lifestyle: Living With Heart Disease and How to Prevent It," at 6 p.m. on April 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. [...]
Dr. Robert Benton will be the distinguished speaker at a free educational seminar, “Healthy Lifestyle: Living With Heart Disease and How to Prevent It," at 6:30 p.m. on February 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. [...]
Strokes occur either when a blood clot or sudden bleeding cuts off the flow of oxygen to part of the brain. The sooner you get to an Emergency Department, the more treatment options are available. That is why, when someone suffers a stroke, you must act FAST! [...]
For every person who successfully undertakes the effort to live a healthier lifestyle beginning January 1, there are countless others who quickly find themselves back in the same old routine. How do the successful ones do it? [...]
It is a story that is familiar to anyone who follows the news – the number of American children who are overweight or obese is skyrocketing. Even more frightening is that Type 2 diabetes – historically found in adults – is increasingly being discovered in young adults and adolescents.
Whether you’re a serious athlete or someone exercising for health, you rely heavily on two large muscle groups in your thighs – the quadriceps and the hamstrings. Start working them now to get ready for winter! [...]
You feel your chest getting tight and every time you inhale you hear a tell-tale wheeze. You feel like you’re gasping for air, but yet you still can’t breathe. You could be one of the millions of Americans with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). [...]
Dr. Robert Benton, chief of cardiology at Samaritan Hospital, talks with WNYT about all the health benefits of walking, including improving your heart health. [...]