The following links are to columns in the Healthy Actions series by Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Consumer columnist and Medical Reporter Betty Lin-Fisher. Each topic also includes video from a corresponding Facebook Live session with that month's expert. The topics are in chronological order since the project launched in January 2018.
Have a topic you'd like to see discussed with a local health expert? Send Betty an email with "Healthy Actions" in the subject line.
2018 Project Launch and Topics:
Join Betty Lin-Fisher for a year of Healthy Actions
Healthy Actions: Follow these 5 tips to get fit
Healthy Actions: Health tips for women of all ages
Healthy Actions: Tips to keep young athletes injury-free
Healthy Actions: Health tips for men — and some for both men and women
Healthy Actions: How to recognize and avoid carpal tunnel syndrome
Healthy Actions: Let’s talk about depression and ways to cope
Healthy Actions: Are you taking care of your skin in the sun? Expert lays down the rules
Healthy Actions: Learn the differences among dementia, memory loss and Alzheimer’s
Healthy Actions: Can alternative and conventional medicine be combined?
Healthy Actions: What do I need to know about signing up for an Affordable Care Act health plan?
Healthy Actions: Tips from a dietician to get you through holiday eating
Healthy Actions launches another year; psychologist helps us make and keep New Year’s Resolutions
Healthy Actions: Can the dreary weather affect our moods and cause depression? A discussion about SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)