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Q: After knitting, I sometimes get tingles in my right hand, and my doctor thinks it might be the start of carpal tunnel syndrome. What can I do to prevent it? A: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a … more
SANDISFIELD —  “I’m a wave rider,” says Benjamin Luxon. “I ride the waves life has sent my way.” more
Millions of Americans are going to work sick every day with colds, flu symptoms, depression, back pain, chronic headaches, stomach disorders and other ailments, and it's causing, by far, the single … more
As everyday Americans, particularly young adults, seem to become more preoccupied with themselves and less focused on others, certain acts of caring and social responsibility, such as donating blood, … more
Q: I'm a 66-year-old man whose right knee really hurts from arthritis. My sister keeps talking about something called prolotherapy. What is it, and can it help? A: Prolotherapy is an injection-based … more
Q: I just turned 55 and have noticed that I get winded faster these days when I go running. Does getting older affect how much air your lungs can hold? Is there any way to increase it? A: Yes, aging … more
Q: I have Morton's neuroma in both feet, and my podiatrist has recommended surgery. I really don't want to have surgery, so I am desperately looking for another remedy. I read about a drug that was … more
As the days grow shorter and our exposure to natural sunlight decreases, many of us fall into a cycle of what some call winter depression, a general feeling of sadness and diminished energy that can … more
Though we tend to focus on the December holidays and celebrations as the official season of giving in our lives, we actually can find even greater personal satisfaction — including some very … more
HOUSATONIC — When is being “driven” exhilarating, inspiring, and nourishing? When it’s in the passionate mind and the heart of Craig Bero, the creator of Pleasant and Main … more

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