Brighter Outlook for HIV Patients: Racial and Gender Disparities Remain a Concern

HIV blood testing

Although obstacles remain, there has been a lot of promising news and statistics surrounding HIV/AIDS in the last decade or so. Annual HIV infections in the United States have decreased by more than two-thirds since the height of the epidemic in the mid-1980s, according to Breakthrough medications are helping patients with HIV/AIDS experience a … Read more

Grip Strength Can Indicate How Well You Are Aging: Get a Grip on Your Health

Grip strength exercisers

Whether we like to admit it or not, as we age, we lose muscle mass and our immune system weakens, making us more vulnerable to illness. But there is a simple and proven biomarker to assess how fast we are aging and whether we need to take steps to improve our health and wellness. Multiple … Read more

‘I Never Get Sick’ A Community Of Friends And Experts Explores Why

Illustration: Never get sick? Maybe it's your genes.

Summerville resident Shirley Berardo has always considered herself remarkably healthy, one of those “good genes” people whose immune systems are robust. During childhood, she never missed school; when her sons came home with viruses, she didn’t get sick, and now, at 82, she is prescription-free and happily immersed in an active life. When Berardo located … Read more

The Rise in Senior Luxury Living

A luxury senior living facility

As baby boomers age – the last of the generation will turn 65 in 2030 – the demand for senior housing is on the rise. And many seniors are flocking to luxury communities featuring the amenities of an elegant high-end resort while offering first-class health care services. Nestled on over 100 acres of lush landscape, … Read more