Presented by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A Balanced Approach for Treating Stress-Related Anxiety

From raising kids to keeping up at work or school, our lives are full of challenges that stress us out. When that stress leads to ongoing anxiety, it can have a debilitating effect on our daily lives. Professional treatment can…

Can Yoga and Meditation Help Relieve Stress?

You’re late to pick up the kids.  The gas tank in the car is almost on “E.” And you have no idea what to feed the family for dinner.  Feeling a little stressed?  Your initial reaction might be to stop…

Cheers! Five Surprising Facts About Alcohol and Your Heart

Know the Risks & Benefits of Your Cup of Cheer Before you raise your glass, you should be aware of some important ways that alcohol affects your heart. For example, did you know that: in the hour after alcohol consumption, a…

Varicose Veins: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know

Pesky, puffy and sometimes painful, varicose veins affect half of all Americans over the age of 50. For the most part, they don’t cause medical problems; but when they do, there are many treatment options. However, a growing number of…

Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

See How They Do — and Don’t — Measure Up Over the past several years, fitness trackers have grown in popularity and sophistication. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to step up your exercise regimen, you might be…

Hidden Holiday Exercises

When it comes to being active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, every bit of exercise counts.