Health and Beauty
There’s a lot of talk on the internet and TV about brain-training to keep our cognitive abilities sharp as our brains age. To keep our brains in shape, we’re told what to eat, what to drink, what to read, what games to play, and to keep physically exercising. Did you know that good hearing ability plays an important role in keeping our cognitive abilities sharp?
When you’ve been running the same course at the same pace for a long period, the route and scenery become boring and you might feel as though you’re on “auto pilot” during your run. Most runners experience these same feelings at one time or another during their training. Challenging yourself daily with your running program will help minimize your “comfort-zone” tendencies. Here’s how:
Runners, get ready to “take your mark” in these exciting community events sponsored by Dave’s Performance Footgear. For more information on any event, including associated costs/fees, please visit davesrunning.com.
Boy Scout Half Marathon and Tenderfoot 5K—Saturday, September 2, 2017, 7:30 a.m. at the Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 W Poe Rd., Bowling Green, Ohio.
Fall is around the corner. Does the end of summer have you seeing spots? On your face that is. In the Toledo area we enjoy basking in the sun when we see it come out and play! If you are like us, sunscreen may not have been a habit you picked up as a child, and you may see the results of that sun exposure on your face, neck, and chest. If you have not had the benefit of lifelong sun protection and have the brown spots to prove it, we can help! With so many items on the pharmacy shelf, at the local salon, and purchased through pyramid schemes, it is difficult to separate fact from fiction. Linda Recker, medical aesthetician, and Dr. Erin Hennessey, nurse practitioner at Blush Aesthetics, share their patients’ most frequently asked questions and their answers for Healthy Living News.
On our way to Alaska this summer, Shirley and I paused in early June for a couple weeks in Yellowstone. Now, we have visited the park more than a dozen times since we took the girls in 1985, so we did not really need to see all the famous sights yet again. Except this year we were to meet our daughter Sarah and her kids, Nick and Lizzy. Shirley and I arrived via RV, and they flew up to Salt Lake City and took a rental car from there.