Strokes 101

Strokes 101

Imagine eating dinner with your family and then suddenly feeling your face weaken or go numb. Your family notices something is off, so they start asking you questions, but you have a hard time understanding their words. Your vision starts to fail in one of your eyes and you’re assaulted by a wave of dizziness followed by a severe headache.

Fun in the Sun

Although rain showers have recently gotten the best of us in Rome, sunny days are ahead. Very soon we will breeze through the 70s and 80s to arrive in the 90s by late spring. Around Memorial Day, the pools will open, the schools will release for the summer, and fun in the sun will once again be the prevailing theme.

Heart Disease

Heart Disease

Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans list “healthy eating” as one of their New Year resolutions. Unfortunately, many fail to meet their goals for one simple reason: they don’t know how to eat healthy. This is especially troubling as the leading cause for death for men and women in America is heart disease.

New Year's Resolutions: 2016 Edition

Thanksgiving belongs to yesterday, and Christmas is almost here, which means the New Year is right around the corner. Plenty of people see 2016 as an opportunity to turn over a new leaf. According to Nielsen, the top resolution for 2015 was “stay fit and healthy” (followed closely by “lose weight” and “enjoy life to the fullest”). Chances are the resolutions for 2016 will be quite similar.