WellTuned talked to Dr. Catherine Payne, a BlueCross medical director and expert on aging, about how to approach these challenging conversations.
Walking for 20 minutes a day has been shown to prevent injury and enhance quality of life.
If you’re unsure whether you’re protected from measles or you want to understand the disease and its vaccine before you or your child get vaccinated, here’s what you need to know.
It’s natural to have health concerns as you age, but there are certain issues we may need to pay extra attention to here in Tennessee. WellTuned talked to Dr. Catherine Payne, a BlueCross medical director and expert on aging, about 6 health issues to be aware of.
We know our minds and bodies are connected, but is it possible for an emotion to take a toll on your physical health? Here’s what you need to know about loneliness, including how to overcome it.
Do you weigh more today than you did 10 years ago? For most adults, the answer is yes — but there’s more to it than just age.
If you’ve ever fractured a bone, you know it doesn’t necessarily feel the way you expect it to. Here’s how to tell the difference in a sprain, a strain and a break.
Waking up with a paralyzing feeling of stiffness and pain is common for people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a chronic inflammatory disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own joints and tissues. The key to successful treatment is identifying the condition early.
Falls are the leading cause of injuries and injury deaths among older adults in Tennessee, yet few people understand why. But there are simple steps older adults can take to prevent them.
Everybody dies. Yet, it can be hard to talk about our deaths until absolutely necessary. That can mean leaving loved ones with difficult decisions while they’re also facing the idea of losing you.