Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

What we know and don’t know about AFM

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare, serious condition that affects the nervous system. Cases of AFM have been on the rise since 2014. Fewer than 1 million people in the U.S. contract it each year, but not a lot is known about it.

Health & Fitness

What is mumps and how does it spread?

Although vaccines have nearly eliminated this once common childhood disease in the U.S., mumps - painful swelling of glands - is still a concern throughout much of the undeveloped world, and has had several recent outbreaks stateside.

News

Weight lifting gym for people older than 40

After years as a strength coach, John Janecek opened a weight lifting gym in Bedford to help people older than age 40, gain strength for everyday living. His clients come with all levels of fitness, health or illness.

What we know and don’t know about AFM

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare, serious condition that affects the nervous system. Cases of AFM have been on the rise since 2014. Fewer than 1 million people in the U.S. contract it each year, but not a lot is known about it.