Decreased sense of smell is a sign of declining health

Decreased sense of smell is a sign of declining health

A decreased sense of smell could be a sign of declining health and potential frailty, a new study has warned. Doctors from Johns Hopkins University in the United States compared the olfactory abilities of more than 1,000 elderly people with a questionnaire and an assessment of their health which produced a frailty score. They found … Read more

Chicago organizations seek to expand mental health services and diversify available therapists | Latin Voice | Chicago News

Chicago organizations seek to expand mental health services and diversify available therapists |  Latin Voice |  Chicago News

This story was produced in partnership with students from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and WTTW News. By: Elisabeth Betts, Rafaela Jinich and Antonia Mufarech Organizations across the city are working to provide more mental health services to black and Latino Chicagoans. Part of this effort is to develop a more diverse pool of … Read more

7 Easy Health Habits That Will Have You Succeeding in 2023 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

7 Easy Health Habits That Will Have You Succeeding in 2023 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Welcome to the Start TODAY walking challenge. Subscribe to our free newsletter Start TODAY to join the challenge with Al Roker and get daily inspiration delivered to your inbox. So join us on the Start TODAY Facebook Group for advice and motivation, to connect with others following the plan – and to get real-time advice … Read more

Santa Cruz County Mental Health 911 Calls Analyzed in New Report – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County Mental Health 911 Calls Analyzed in New Report – Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ — The frontline response to emergency calls involving people in mental health crisis has been the subject of much debate locally and nationally in recent years. But for the first time in Santa Cruz County, officials say they have a cross-jurisdictional investigation that can serve as a “baseline of understanding” for ongoing discussions … Read more

How to manage your heart health while on vacation

How to manage your heart health while on vacation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A new study from the American Heart Association shows that more people die of heart attacks in the last week of December than at any other time of year. The most wonderful time of the year can quickly become the most tragic time for many people. Planning, shopping and preparing meals … Read more