April 25, 2012
Aromatherapy: More Than Just a Pleasant Scent?
beginning to enter the medical mainstream, with groups as diverse
as the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs touting the use of fragrance as a therapy that can
complement traditional health care.
Health Tip: Stress Fracture of the Foot
The bones of your feet are designed to
absorb the weight and energy of the rest of your moving body. But
when nearby muscles are overused and can no longer absorb the shock
of running, jogging or playing sports, for example, your foot may
develop a stress fracture.
Health Tip: When Seniors Are Malnourished
Older people are particularly prone to
malnutrition because of chronic disease, having to live on a fixed
income, or the unmet need to provide their aging bodies with the
proper vitamins and nutrients.
Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
A lack of support
following traumatic life events such as relationship problems, the
loss of a loved one, abuse and sexual assault can trigger eating
disorders, a small new study finds.