Stroke Rates Decline More Among Men Than Women [AARP]

While the overall stroke rate is declining across the United States, the reduction is mostly driven by decreased rates among men, a new study reports. The results have caused researchers to wonder why women’s rates are not improving. “For decades, women had a lower overall stroke rate than men, but now men appear to be […]

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Drug-resistant ‘superbug’ threat mounts [Health News via Wallstreet]

This article is reminiscent of all the times our belated parents were in and out of the hospital due to their terminal illnesses. They were fortunate to overcome several pneumonias of which at times they struggled with  antibiotic-resistant infections, thus extending their hospital stay.  Indeed, after 13 years of caring for mom and dad, we’ve witnessed […]

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The Ultimate End-of-Life Plan- How one woman fought the medical establishment and avoided what most Americans fear: prolonged, plugged-in suffering

There is a point when one’s journey leads them to a crossroads and you are faced with the challenge of end-of-life issues. Our parents lived a beautiful and vibrant life. They loved their children unconditionally; they were intelligent and resourceful; they believed in hope, in love, and in God’s miracles.  Our mom suffered with Alzheimer’s […]

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