Methodist Health System Blog

  Your family health history may not be the go-to topic during family gatherings or calls with loved ones, but being aware of the health conditions that have affected those related to you can make it easier for you and your physician to monitor your own health. If one or more of your close family members has a chronic condition, you may want to discuss this with your healthcar ...

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It's no secret that the Mediterranean diet boasts a variety of benefits. Eating a Mediterranean diet is associated with longevity, gut health, and even improved mood. And according to research published in “Experimental Gerontology,” there’s another benefit to consider — better cognitive function as we age. The thinker’s diet A team of researchers from the University of Edinb ...

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It's no secret that the Mediterranean diet boasts a variety of benefits. Eating a Mediterranean diet is associated with longevity, gut health, and even improved mood. And according to research published in “Experimental Gerontology,” there’s another benefit to consider — better cognitive function as we age. The thinker’s diet A team of researchers from the University of Edinb ...

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Many of us are hardwired to be independent minded and want to figure out solutions to difficult situations on our own. From finding someone to help you manage your kids tackling virtual school to coping with anxiety, grief, or depression, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the forefront the uncomfortable need to ask for help. We often feel uneasy requesting help, and there ar ...

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  Ah, February, the month of Groundhog Day, Presidents Day, Mardi Gras, Asian New Year, Black History Month, and Valentine’s Day. February is a time of love and fun — two words you don’t usually associate with caregiving. For many, caregiving is a job that just happened. You’re going about your daily life when an emergency occurs and changes everything. You are quickly thrust ...

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’Twas the season. The holidays have come and gone, at least for Christians. Epiphany (January 6) marked the 12th and last day of Christmas, the day commemorating the Magi’s visit to the Christ child. Other faith traditions also celebrate holy days in December and January — Jewish, Buddhist, African, Sikh, Hindu, and more. Themes of faith, hope, love, and joy resound in a variet ...

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