Health A-Z

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Cancer Center

Too Few Lung Cancer Screenings?

Expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could detect more cases and further reduce associated mortality, according to a study by Mayo Clinic resear Read More >

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Brain Health

Being Pleasingly Plump as You Age May Keep You Sharp

Although obesity remains a health hazard, being pleasingly plump as you age may help to keep you lucid. Don’t use that as an excuse to overeat, but you probably don’t need to be concerned if yo Read More >

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia: What You Need to Know

Fibromyalgia is a long-term (chronic) pain condition that affects 5 million or more Americans ages 18 and older. Most people diagnosed with it are women, though men and children may also have it. A Read More >

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Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers: Drinking Coffee Doesn't Lead to Extra Heartbeats

Regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats and possible heart disease, according to UC San Francisco researchers. The finding is in contrast to current clinical trend of discour Read More >

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Beauty & Style

How to Get Amazing, Ageless Skin

I’ve discovered some amazing skin care products that help me keep my skin clean, clear and ageless. Why not try incorporating some into your daily routine?

GET CLEAN

I know I sh Read More >

Living Well

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Money Matters

3 Ways Retirees May Benefit Financially From Embracing Technology

While millennials can remember all the way back to their MySpace days, baby boomers may remember their family’s first color TV and “The Greatest Generation,” those American-s who fought World Read More >

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Beauty & Style

How to Get Amazing, Ageless Skin

I’ve discovered some amazing skin care products that help me keep my skin clean, clear and ageless. Why not try incorporating some into your daily routine?

GET CLEAN

I know I sh Read More >

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Money Matters

How To Protect More Than Your Heart This Valentine’s Day


There may be no worse feeling than having your heart broken, especially on Valentine’s Day. But anyone who has had their heart broken – whether in a divorce or a long-term relationship where as Read More >

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Aging Well

Telomeres – A Key to Aging?

In each of the human body’s cells there are 23 chromosomes, which are twisted, double-strands of DNA molecules. Chromosomes are vital as they provide our singular genetic map to every cell within Read More >

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Homegrown Flavor from An Indoor Garden

Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals.  From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors.

Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some flavor and crunch to Read More >

Food

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Brain Health

Being Pleasingly Plump as You Age May Keep You Sharp

Although obesity remains a health hazard, being pleasingly plump as you age may help to keep you lucid. Don’t use that as an excuse to overeat, but you probably don’t need to be concerned if yo Read More >

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Diet & Nutrition

Just in Time for Valentine’s Day! Maca Root May Boost Your Libido

A cruciferous root vegetable called maca (Lepidium meyenii) is getting attention these days as a possible aphrodisiac, especially for guys and for postmenopausal women. Yet while the evidence for t Read More >

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Diet & Nutrition

Veggies Sautéed in Olive Oil Are Better For You

Researchers from the University of Granada in Spain, have proven that frying in Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the cooking method that increases the phenolic fraction, a health-boosting factor present i Read More >

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A Whopping 92% of Restaurants Offer High Calorie Meals

Meals consumed at fast-food restaurants are often seen as one of the biggest contributors to the obesity epidemic. But according to a January 2016 study by Tufts University published in the Journal Read More >

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Diabetes

Healthy Eating for Diabetics at Winter Gatherings

Winter is a time when we tend to rely on comfort foods like ham and mashed potatoes, while high-fat, high-calorie snacks are the norm at football play-off gatherings. Here, from the National Diabet Read More >

Fitness

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Exercise

Tips to Help You Get Back to Working Out at the Gym

Rocking the gym as part of your New Year’s resolution can be a daunting task. While showing up may be half the battle, real results only come to those pushing out of their comfort zones and corre Read More >

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Exercise

Exercise DVDs May Not Be Healthy

Using fitness DVDs may seem like an ideal way to get into shape, but they could have a negative effect on you, according to new research.

A study of 10 popular commercial exercise DVDs showe Read More >

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Exercise

Layering Up for Cold-Weather Walks

Weather-related excuses to avoid walking for exercise can be especially frequent during the winter months. Most of us don’t want to be out in the cold, but the experts from Harvard Medical School Read More >

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Treating Age-Related Decline in Muscle Mass and Power

A proof-of-concept, phase 2 trial by an international research team has found promising results for a myostatin antibody in treating the decline in muscle mass and power associated with aging.

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Exercise

10 Tips for Staying Fit for the New Year

Editor’s Note: After the season for holiday dinners, desserts and drinking with family and friends, you may need some help getting your fitness game on again. Bedros Keuilian, personal trainer an Read More >

Family

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Dating

Dating the Grown-Up Way: Why It's Better Over 40

Young love is so widespread each Valentine’s Day that it threatens to deplete Cupid’s stock of arrows.

But single men and women with a few extra decades under their belts – and perhaps Read More >

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Marriage

Are You Married To Your Opposite?

A frequently cited statistic – that nearly half of marriages end in divorce in the United States – has an emotional pull on the intuitions of many.

Recent data suggests, however, that th Read More >

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Divorce

7 Steps to A Peaceful Divorce

The only thing worse than a divorce is a nasty divorce full of gossip, unnecessary expenditures that financially drain both spouses and the added emotional turmoil that comes with fighting, name ca Read More >

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Marriage

Give Up "Getting Over the Past"

Is there something in your past causing you pain and preventing you from fully experiencing joy in the present? Perhaps there is an upset with your partner you can’t seem to put behind you. I Read More >

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Caregiving

The Caregiving Imperative: New Year’s Resolutions to Preserve Physical Health and Mental Well-Being

As we age, the years pass quickly from one to the next. Unless we truly look back at our accomplishments or the changes in our lives we may feel like we have made no progress nor accomplished any g Read More >