Please Join Us In Welcoming Laura Frankel

Laura is a noted Chef, author, blogger, and media personality, as the new Director of Culinary Services at Tamarisk NorthShore! Laura brings extensive experience with prior roles as Product Development Specialist at The Spice House, Culinary Director for Jamie Geller’s Test Kitchen and Kosher Network International. She is also the author of two Jewish cookbooks,…

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 Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Many factors can affect your weight, including your genes, age, gender, lifestyle, family habits, culture, sleep, and even where you live and work. Some of these factors can make it hard to maintain or achieve a healthy weight. Regardless, following a nutritious eating pattern and exercising regularly can help keep your body as healthy as…

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What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Can eating a specific food or following a particular diet help prevent or delay dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease? Many studies suggest that what we eat affects the aging brain’s ability to think and remember. These findings have led to research on general eating patterns and whether they might make a difference. The Mediterranean diet,…

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8 Ways to Get More Energy Fast

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 15 percent of women and 10 percent of men in the United States regularly feel tired or exhausted. But there’s often a simple solution. “Your energy level during the day could be related to many things, including sleep, fitness and food,” says Deirdre Conroy, clinical…

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New Breakthroughs in Chronic Pain

Heath Haug served for 22 years in the Army, Marine Corps and National Guard, followed by two decades as a cop. “I beat my body up,” he says. “My back, feet, my knee. It takes a toll.” But Haug, 54, of Christiansburg, Virginia, has found relief through the Salem Veterans Affairs Health Care System’s (VAHCS)…

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Hearing Loss: A Common Problem for Older Adults

Hearing loss is a common problem caused by loud noise, aging, disease, and genetic variations. About one-third of older adults have hearing loss, and the chance of developing hearing loss increases with age. People with hearing loss may find it hard to have conversations with friends and family. They may also have trouble understanding a…

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