Are You an Active Participant in Your Health?

Are You an Active Participant in Your Health?

Health care professionals want to know how to serve patients better. At Abella Health, we want you to talk about your medical history, family history, your questions and concerns. It helps us to treat you better when we have a complete picture of who you are as a...

Teen Obesity Lingers

Acne fades and voices deepen, but teen obesity hangs around. U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers at Tufts University tracked weight and health patterns over the course of subjects’ lives. They found that whether or not people bring their weight under...

Heartening News from the AHA

Here’s news straight from the heart: The American Heart Association (AHA), which for years singled out only smoking, high blood pressure, and high blood cholesterol as major risk factors for coronary disease, has added a fourth factor—physical inactivity—to...

Building Bone for Better Life

Much of what young women do for their bodies now will determine their health and mobility in old age. Research suggests that women can build bone mass throughout their early adult years, beyond the time their linear growth stops, which is important in preventing...

Bikes That Go Nowhere

Home-exercise bikes are uniting fitness with the cocooning craze. As more people seek entertainment and leisure activities in the comfort of their homes, these bikes allow them to stay trim and healthy while avoiding overcrowded gyms and the familiar hazards of...

The “Hot” Injury

Most athletes know that the suffix itis is bad news: not fatal, but annoying and probably painful. Itis actually means “inflammation,” which describes both the sensation and the physiology of the body’s reaction to connective tissue damage....