Jim Miller is the creator of Savvy Senior (savvysenior.org), a syndicated information column written for Boomers and Seniors that is published in more than 400 newspapers and magazines nationwide. Jim is also a contributor on NBC’s Today show, KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City and is the author of The Savvy Senior, The Ultimate Guide to Health, Family and Finances for Senior Citizens, (Hyperion).
Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any programs that you know of that help seniors with their Medicare expenses? I'm 67 and live primarily on my Social Security, and am having a hard[...]
Adam Bosworth is a serial technology leader and innovator, who has been instrumental in building numerous technology products, including Google Health, Google Calendar and Spreadsheets, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Internet Explorer, BEA WebLogic Integration and Workshop and most recently, Keas, a social engagement and wellness platform for the enterprise.
Apparently, about 5 percent of us (roughly 15 million Americans) cost just less than half of what the entire U.S. spends on health care each year (roughly $1.15 trillion). Health c[...]
Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a black belt in karate, he runs 50 miles a week and flies a Cherokee Arrow 200.
Contributor: “Dr. J” Dr. J offers his irreverent, slightly irrelevant, but possibly useful opinions on health and fitness. A Florida surgeon and fitness freak with a bl[...]
Carol Orsborn is Founder of FierceWithAge, The Center for Boomer Wisdom, Resilience and Strength. Dr. Orsborn is the author of 21 books and a speaker on resilience, aging and marketing to Boomers. She is an internationally-known thought leader specializing in issues related to Boomer women, spirituality, adult development and quality of life.
Twenty-five years ago, when I was in my late 30s, "The New York Times" wrote an article about the organization I founded. Superwomen's Anonymous was a club fo[...]
Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, is professor of radiology, pediatrics, medical education, philosophy, liberal arts, and philanthropy, and vice-chair of the Radiology Department, at Indiana University. His forthcoming book is X-Ray Vision. He recently received the Association of American Medical College's highest recognition for medical student teaching, the Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Teacher Award.
The quality of United States medical education is a matter of concern to every person in the country. In our nation of 315 million people, we log 1.3 billion doctor visits annually[...]
Martina M. Cartwright is a registered dietitian (R.D.) with a Ph.D. in nutritional science and biomolecular chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has more than 16 years experience in medical education, scientific research and clinical practice in both the academic and pharmaceutical settings.
It's cold season again, the time of year when school hallways, office cubicles and airplanes echo with the sound of coughs, sneezes and sniffles. Cold symptoms typically last [...]
Vanessa Van Edwards is an author and expert on human relationships. She runs ScienceOfPeople.org, a website where readers can find the most interesting research on human behavior and relationships. She has been featured on CNN, in the Wall Street Journal and on the Real Housewives of Orange County for her work with parent and teen relationships.
It started small. My vision was a little blurry after working on the computer for a few hours. Then, I started to get headaches in the late afternoon. A few weeks later I noticed t[...]
Machelle (Mache) Seibel, MD, a pioneer in many areas of women's health and a member of the Harvard Medical faculty for 19 years, treats menopausal women with gynecology disorders that interfere with mental health and/or sexual function and creates award-winning educational content .
There is a lot of buzz at the North Pole. Santa is hobbling around with a large, painful, swollen big toe that came on after eating a large burger and a beer. It happened rather qu[...]
Jay Williams, Ph.D. is an acclaimed physiologist and medical nutritionist, author, researcher, and health and wellness consultant. Dr. Williams, most recently recognized for her workshops on the science of stress reduction and biofeedback – has dedicated most of her career to researching the optimal methods for combining physical health with emotional and energetic harmony.
The conversation regarding what constitutes the ideal diet for optimal wellness and longevity is an ongoing and exhausting debate. Experts from each respective dietary camp have a [...]