Article - 1 Minute Read
May 16, 2014
Women who are 60 or 70-something know it's time to plan how they want to live the next 20-30 years. Read these health tips to keep yourself active.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Orthopaedic Care
Categorized as: Women's Health
Tagged with: active, aerobic exercise, bone health, cancer, diabetes, obesity, walking, women's health, Zumba
Article - 2 Minute Read
May 15, 2014
If you're a woman in your 40s or 50s, you're aware that your body is ever evolving. Read more about how you can combat aging with some lifestyle changes.
Categorized as: Living and Wellness, Women's Health
Tagged with: American College of Sports Medicine, cancer, diabetes, obesity, pittsburgh marathon, women's health
May 14, 2014
Women in their 20s and 30s are constantly on the go. Discover some useful tips maintain a healthy lifestyle during your hectic life.
Tagged with: Alzheimer's disease, common diseases, Kirk Erikson PHD, obesity, skin cancer, sports medicine, University of Pittsburgh
April 21, 2014
The amount of exercise a person needs varies depending on many factors. Learn how much you need to be healthy and common exercise routines.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC
Categorized as: Fitness
Tagged with: brisk walking, light workouts, obesity, overweight, UPMC BodyChangers, Vicki March MD, weight loss, yoga
March 29, 2014
Vegetarian diets can be more beneficial and healthier than other diets. Learn more about vegetarian diets and the benefits they offer.
Medically Reviewed by Digestive Disorders
Categorized as: Nutrition
Tagged with: dairy products, food, meat products, minerals, obesity, vegetarian diet, vegetarian diets, vitamins
January 18, 2014
Learn to identify heart attack warning signs and discover changeable risk factors to decrease the likelihood that you will have a heart attack.
Medically Reviewed by Heart and Vascular Institute
Categorized as: Health Topics A-Z, Heart and Vascular Health
Tagged with: chest pain, diabetes, heart attack, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, indigestion, myocardial infraction, obesity, overweight, physical activity, smoking
January 2, 2014
Read a sleep apnea patient story and learn more about sleep studies provided at the UPMC Sleep Medicine Center.
Medically Reviewed by Sleep Medicine
Categorized as: Living and Wellness
Tagged with: continuous positive airway pressure machine, diabetes, exhaustion, gastric bypass surgery, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, Patrick J Strollo Jr MD, pulmonary function, Robert Guthrie, sleep apnea, UPMC Sleep Medicine Center
Article - 4 Minute Read
December 17, 2013
Learn more about high blood pressure or hypertension, find out what risks are accompanied by this heart condition, and discover ways to prevent it.
Categorized as: Heart and Vascular Health, Living and Wellness
Tagged with: alcohol, Black American, blood pressure, diabetes, diastolic blood pressure, drink water, exercise, family history, heart-healthy diet, high blood pressure, high sodium diet, hypertension, obesity, pre-hypertension, quit smoking, smoker, systolic blood pressure