Heart-smart eating is a lifestyle

February is Heart Month! Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but also the month that the American Heart Association puts added focus on a heart-smart lifestyle. Heart Month has been a calendar event since 1963 and was reinvigorated in 2004 with the Go Red for Women Campaign. In spite of the advances we have seen in prevention … Read more…

Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

By Phoebe Brown For Pittsburgh Senior News Diagnosis with chronic diseases can pose issues with living life fully, navigating the healthcare industry and finding the right treatment options. For people with lung diseases, treatment options which address the disease itself are scarce. Even Hollywood has noticed how lack of treatment options affects people. Movies like … Read more…

The Air in Pennsylvania: Is it Poor for Those with COPD?

By David Ebner For Pittsburgh Senior News Each year, the American Lung Association’s State of the Air Report accounts for the air quality in America’s most populated counties. Though metropolitan areas throughout the state received varying results, 10 Pennsylvania areas were listed among the most polluted. For the nearly 690,000 permanent state residents who have … Read more…