With the goal to spread awareness about this rampant but highly preventable disease, the National Stroke Association along with the American Heart Association made efforts to have May declared “National Stroke Awareness Month.”
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of people suffering from arthritis is 54.4 million American Adults (that is 25%) and is growing.
The National Institute of Aging provides us with ways to improve our quality of life.
Adults over the age of 65 have not only the highest risk of falling due to arthritis, joint pain, heart conditions, injuries and challenges on the stairs, but they also represent the highest percentage of falls worldwide. Read this article for tips on fall prevention.
Dustin Johnson suffers a serious fall, injuring his back on Wednesday. This is a very troubling event for the world's number one golfer.