Mom. We love you. And we know you care a lot about our well-being. That’s why we talked to some medical experts about your health advice — just to be sure we’re all on the same page. Special thanks to Michael Rabovsky, MD, for his insight on these matters.
Getting dressed, brushing your teeth, eating a meal — you do these things every day. But people with arthritis often struggle with these everyday activities.
For some people, daily chores are a pain — literally. Up to 90 percent of people in the United States suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, and routine activities such as chores often cause flare-ups. But the chores themselves aren’t to blame, says occupational therapist Michael Milicia, OT/L. It’s how you … Read More
If you keep your home shiny and clean, you may assume your indoor air is fresh, too. But many commercial cleaning products add irritants to the air — particularly troubling if you or your children have allergies, asthma or other respiratory concerns, says pulmonology expert Sumita Khatri, MD. Using cleaning products that don’t have harsh … Read More
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When it comes to shoes, some women will shop till they drop for the perfect pump, and many men would rather wear the same classic pair of sneakers forever. But neither group has it quite right, says Georgeanne Botek, DPM, a Cleveland Clinic podiatric surgeon. Dr. Botek shares tips for choosing shoes that are good … Read More