Health

Could This Be Your Next Home?

Written by Ed Malet

55+ and Life Plan Communities offer an intermediate option … with tempting amenities. Hmmm. I guess I qualify.

What To Know: Hep C

Written by Peggy McCall, Chester County Health Department

If you watch TV or surf the web you’ve probably seen ads about hepatitis C (Hep C) and new drugs used to treat it.

I’ll Do it Myself

Written by Edwin Malet

I’ll do it myself! No, you won’t! Yes, I will! No, you can’t.

Building Blocks of Healthy Aging

Written by Dr. Elana Kripke, MDVIP

Myths about the fountain of youth date as far back as the 5th century B.C., demonstrating our deep desire for easy aging.

Managing Menopause

Written by Dr. Beverly Vaughn, Lankenau Medical Center

Menopause is a time of natural change for women. Hormones and chemistry are shifting because of lower levels of estrogen and progesterone produced by the body as middle age approaches.

Acne: It’s Not Just For Teens

Written by Dr. Noushin Heidary, Bryn Mawr Skin & Cancer Institute

Acne (or acne vulgaris, the even more unattractive medical term) is such a common skin disease that it’s often considered a natural part of life.

Exercise for a Healthy Pregnancy

Written by Dr. Baohuong Tran, Penn Ob/Gyn Chester County

Congratulations on your pregnancy! It may seem like the perfect time to sit back, relax and enjoy your good news. But, this good news is a great incentive to examine your exercise program.