Could their estrangement be caused by how we raised them?
By Elizabeth Vagnoni for Next Avenue
The truth is — I am estranged from my two adult sons.
The truth is — I love my sons and I miss them every day.
The truth is — I can’t understand how in the world this has happened.
The truth is — saying you love them and miss them is not enough.
Abdominal bloating and a persistent ‘full’ feeling are common symptoms
By Sheryl Kraft for Next Avenue
(Editor’s note: September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.)
Ricki Lewis ignored her belly fat for months, attributing the extra weight and bloat around her middle to aging and menopause.
“I should have paid more attention when a well-meaning
By Wayne Rector, resident
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor
I like dogs, and where we used to live our next door neighbor had three dogs which were kept in a pen. With their owners permission I was privileged to come over to per them and give them a treat
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
New research provides more good news for those who love their java
By Rita Rubin for Next AvenueTwo recent large studies suggest it might have been coffee that bubbled from the fountain of youth.
Both studies, one conducted in the United States, one across 10 European countries, found that people who drank even a single cup of coffee a day
For many ailing people, their pet is their life, experts say
By Kim Painter for Next AvenueRoland Carter, 78, of Stafford, Va., has advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, suffers from dementia and spends most of his time in bed. Missy, one of his four dogs, usually is there with him.
“Missy stays on his bed all the time —