Tag: wellness

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...

Life Well Lived: What to know about prostate cancer

By Dr. Vivek Sinha Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer for men in the United States. It’s anticipated that 165,000 men will be...

Life Well Lived: Trauma treatment redefined

By Mara Benner Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is most often associated with veterans who have undergone significant trauma while serving our country – but PTSD...

Seniors: Cultivating new experiences at Alexandria’s senior centers

By Vanessa K. Greene and Anne T. Coyne There are two senior centers in the City of Alexandria operated by the Department of Community and...

Life Well Lived: Find your fit in 2018

By Heidi Austin It’s 2018 and it’s time to set some new goals and potentially try new ways to exercise. Every new program, however, comes with...

Life Well Lived: The right way to achieve your goals in...

By Lauren Fisher With the start of the New Year, it is natural to pause and reflect on both our experiences of the past year and...
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