Wellness

LiveSmart: Understanding Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

December 8, 2016

Nearly everyone experiences the occasional stomachache, or GI tract upset. But for the approximately 1.3 million Americans living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, there is little to no rest from these uncomfortable, embarrassing, and often life-disrupting symptoms. [...]

LiveSmart: Kids and Diabetes — A Weighty Issue

November 9, 2016

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. [...]

LiveSmart: Assisted Living Pension Can Benefit Veterans, Spouses

November 3, 2016

Many are aware the Department of Veterans Affairs has government-funded assisted living and nursing homes for veterans and eligible family members. But they also offer financial aid and assistance to veterans and eligible family members in need of intermediate or skilled nursing care. [...]

LiveSmart: Breast Cancer — The Essentials of Survivorship

October 13, 2016

With advancements in healthy living and medical technology, more patients are surviving cancer and returning to active, productive lives. Research shows that patients who participate in a prehabilitation, rehabilitation and surveillance program have better treatment outcomes. [...]
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