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

2019 Topics:

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)

Healthy Actions: The importance of knowing what medications you're taking and how they interact

Healthy Actions: Hospice care is not just for final days of life

Healthy Actions: Child and teen depression and anxiety are real

Healthy Actions: Men, let's talk prostate health

Healthy Actions: Let’s talk about Lyme disease, prevention and treatment

 

 

Beacon Journal consumer columnist and medical reporter Betty Lin-Fisher can be reached at 330-996-3724 or blinfisher@thebeaconjournal.com. Follow her @blinfisherABJ on Twitter or www.facebook.com/BettyLinFisherABJ and see all her stories at www.ohio.com/topics/linfisher