Tag Archives: Heart

Multiple medications could help frail older adults live longer after heart attack but may impact function

Study Highlights: Nursing home residents prescribed three or four medications following a heart attack were less likely to die within 90 days than those prescribed only one medication. However, multiple medications did not impact the number of rehospitalizations. It was unclear if it increased functional decline. DALLAS  – Nursing home residents prescribed multiple medications following… Read More »

Over-the-counter cold and flu medicines can affect your heart

As the cold and flu season continues this year, it is important to be aware that many of the most commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) remedies for congestion, aches, pains, and low-grade fevers contain medicines that can have harmful effects on the cardiovascular system. Chief among these medications are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and decongestants. NSAIDs… Read More »

THE WELL Is A Luxurious New Wellness Club Opening In The Heart Of NYC

Located in New York City, THE WELL is a modern wellness club that is based on a holistic approach to health—the complete triad of mind, body and spirit dubbed as “a science-backed ecosystem for wellness”. Opening in Spring 2019, it’s an exclusive members-only hub that’ll set you back $ 5,000 for a yearly membership and offers everything… Read More »