Health

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Written by Todd Harris, Director of Autism Services, Devereux

Today about 1 in 68 children in the United States has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—that’s a 30% increase over the number identified in 2012 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1 in 88). Early diagnosis…

Health in Your 60s and beyond

Written by Dr. Greg Degnan, ACAC Fitness & Wellness Center

Exercising for healthy aging: it’s never too late to gain real benefits from working out Dr. Greg Degnan, ACAC Fitness & Wellness Center Major health improvements are possible, regardless of your age when you begin to exercise. For a woman…

Health in Your 50s

Written by Dr. Lewis Lo, Suburban OB/GYN

Today’s menopause: not your mothers hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Lewis Lo, Suburban OB/GYN If you’re approaching 50, you may be thinking about major health milestones. Yes, there are many health concerns for women in their 50s—increased risks of heart disease,…

Health in Your 40s

Written by Dr. Patricia Boken, Community Volunteers in Medicine

The first rule is to take care of yourself. Dr. Patricia Boken, Community Volunteers in Medicine In our 40s women are often trying to balance their job, children and aging parents. We find we’re taking care of everyone else and,…

Health in Your 30s

Written by Dr. Eduardo Mercurio, Chester County Hospital, OB/GYN

Are you pregnancy ready? Boost your chances for a healthy baby Dr. Eduardo Mercurio, Chester County Hospital, OB/GYN As you reach specific milestones in life or enter a certain stage in a relationship, you may start thinking about becoming pregnant.…

Health in Your 20s

Written by Dr. Karen Baird, Penn Family Medicine, Southern Chester County

Building good health through healthy habit. Dr. Karen Baird, Penn Family Medicine, Southern Chester County For most women, our 20s are the healthiest time in our lives. This was when muffin tops applied only to baked goods, late night parties…

What to Try Before Choosing Surgery

Written by Antara Dutta, Ayuvia

Aging doesn’t have to be painful, especially when there are non-surgical options to explore. Pain doesn’t have to be a normal part of aging. Yet many seniors find themselves in pain and immediately consider surgery as the best approach. For…