Finding follow-up care after hospitalization

If ever there were a weak link in hospital care, it’s what happens when you or a loved one leaves the hospital. It’s becoming clear that t...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Mercy Health offers 3D breast imaging technology

Mercy Health offers 3D breast imaging technology

There are plenty of reasons women put off having their mammograms. Life moves fast and you have priorities other than yourself. However, the truth is ...

June 14th, 2019 |  


FDA supports change to avoid label confusion

FDA supports change to avoid label confusion

Question: I recently went shopping and bought a bag of salad that says “best if used by June 14” on the packaging, a carton of milk that s...

June 13th, 2019 |  



Combating illegal fentanyl trafficking

Combating illegal fentanyl trafficking

Fentanyl is responsible for too many deaths in our state and too much of it continues to be trafficked into our neighborhoods from China and Mexico.Oh...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Seeking golden solutions

I choose to live each day in an upbeat, positive manner. I must admit, however, to a sense of pessimism niggling at the corners of my mind, threatenin...

June 10th, 2019 |  


Attend Carol Marak’s free Live events on Facebook @Carebuzz. Every Tuesday, 3 p.m. CST, the discussion focuses on proactive living in mid-life. (https://www.facebook.com/Carebuzz/)

Looking back ten years, a lot has changed in the aging industry, especially for those living at home. From an uptake of WiFi in senior subscribers to ...

June 9th, 2019 |  


A day of valor to remember forever

A day of valor to remember forever

Our country just commemorated the 75th anniversary of D-Day, a momentous date in history when more than 160,000 Allied soldiers—mostly Americans...

June 7th, 2019 |  


Zoning laws can affect your property

Real property ownership is a wonderful thing for many reasons. For instance, owning property is thought to allow for great freedom and latitude when i...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Hospital ads may mislead

This New York City subway ad recently caught my attention: “When researching hospitals, consider how much research they do.” The ad for Mt...

June 6th, 2019 |  


Save time and money by making food at home

Save time and money by making food at home

Question: I’d like to feed my family more home-cooked meals, but sometimes after a long day at work, it’s easier to stop at a restaurant f...

June 5th, 2019 |