90% of Senior Citizens Are Doing This to Their Health

rxForty-eight percent of Americans are taking some sort of prescription drug. Ninety percent of seniors are taking at least one prescription drug per month. Is America really that unhealthy?

When it comes to health service in the United States, there are a number of factors at play. Continue reading

Three Things Every Owner of an Older Dog Should Be Doing

By Dr. Becker

The canine lifespan seems too short, doesn’t it?

By the time a large breed dog is 10 years old, he’s considered retirement age in human years. Giant breeds age fastest of all, Continue reading

Doing This One Thing Could Help Protect Your Vision

Really, what can’t exercise do? Hand-in-hand with a nutritious diet, exercise is the golden ticket to a healthy life and disease prevention. The amount of health advice flowing from exercise is enormous. In a new bit of health news, we find that physical activity may protect your vision.

The target here is glaucoma, one of the biggest contributors to vision loss in society today. According to a new study, higher levels of physical exercise appear to have a long- term beneficial impact on low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP) — which is an important risk factor for glaucoma.

In this way, exercise helps protect your eyes from disease.

Researchers examined the relationship between physical activity and current OPP in 5,650 men and women aged 48 to 90. Using a detailed self-administered health Continue reading