Aging and the Brain: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

Our bodies change as we age. In general, we see changes in our hearing, hair, or even height. We may also notice changes in our vision or our sleeping patterns. Memory changes occur, too. For a growing number of aging Americans, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may take hold. William Pendlebury, MD, medical […]

It’s maple syrup season in Vermont. So, catch the spirit of the season with this delicious and easy recipe for maple and mustard root vegetables. It’s the perfect side dish for a healthy dinner. Maple Syrup: A Superfood? Maple syrup is a “superfood.” Tests on the syrup found that it contains compounds which could help […]

Let’s look at how we can use the healthier fats to make delicious food. When it comes to cooking, it is important to know why ingredients are important to the recipe and how we can modify them. This is especially true of fats. Altering the fats in a recipe can drastically change the taste and […]

Parents have been asking me an earful of questions about their child having so much earwax. Let me lend an ear and some advice on this problem. Earwax: Yes, it has a purpose Earwax, though not the most pleasant thing to look at, is actually there for a purpose. Glands in the outer ear canal […]