Health A-Z

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Brain Health

Exercise May Help Ward off Memory Decline

If you needed on more reason to get up off the couch, here it is: Exercise may be associated with a benefit for elderly people who already have memory and thinking problems. That’s the finding of Read More >

Heart Health

Cocoa Compounds and Possible Cardiovascular Benefits

Researchers have discovered further evidence that compounds in cocoa could benefit heart health.

The investigation, published in the Journal of Nutrition, involved a review of 19 randomized Read More >

Cancer Center

Targeting Fat to Treat Cancer

Researchers at the Salk Institute in California have found a way to block the creation of fat molecules in cells so that the growth of cancer can be stifled.

The details of the research were Read More >

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Pain Management (Knee Pain, Back Pain, Stomach Pain)

6 Ways to Control Your Pain without Medication

If you’re suffering from chronic pain because of conditions like arthritis and fibromyalgia, it’s tempting to rely on drugs to treat the condition.

But according to experts from Harvard Read More >

Living Well

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In our high-tech, plugged-in world it’s easy for our senses to become dulled and our engagement with the real world to be pushed into the background. In her new book, Inside the Flame: The Joy of Read More >

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Beauty & Style

How to Maximize Results from a Face Mask

With so many at home face masks on the market, choosing one can be overwhelming. Often times we purchase a face mask to address one skin issue but wonder if we are using it correctly, how often sho Read More >

hair colors

Healthy Hair Color at Home

Consumers determined to make environmentally friendly decisions whenever possible – even with beauty products – usually find that compromises are in order when they want to change the color of Read More >

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Money Matters

What You and Your Financial Adviser Are Missing

Imagine a person who has invested a hefty sum of money and is in dire need of assistance managing that investment.

And imagine that person’s financial advisor saying he or she can do littl Read More >

real estate
Money Matters

Could Investing in Real Estate Be Your Path to a Stable Retirement?

As much as American workers look forward to retirement, many of them also worry that retirement is a luxury they can’t afford.

In fact, about one-fourth express concerns about running out Read More >


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Diet & Nutrition

Stress and Bad Food Choices

When it comes to food choices, stress counts for a lot, according to researchers from The Ohio State University.

In their study, unstressed women who ate a biscuits-and-gravy breakfast made Read More >

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Weight Loss

10 Surprising Reasons Why You Are Gaining or Not Losing Weight

When we see people who are overweight, many commonly assume that the individual is overeating and not exercising.  Neither of these instances is cause for prejudice, fat shaming or other Read More >


Amazing + Unique Apple Recipes – Perfect for Fall!

It’s apple picking season – the perfect excuse to head outside for some family fun, or have a romantic day with that special someone and enjoy the crisp fall weather. And what better way to enj Read More >

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Weight Loss

5 Common Things That Happen When You Lose A Noticeable Amount Of Weight

Whenever someone chooses to commit to a weight loss journey, it’s not just a physical transformation that happens, but a mental transformation as well. Regardless of how long it takes for people Read More >

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Diet & Nutrition

What Every Consumer Should Know about Foods And Flavors

Editor’s note: It’s understandable if shoppers get confused by the array of food labels confronting them in the supermarket. Experts from the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) help you Read More >



Fabulous Fitness Destinations, Part II

I’ve already told you about some fabulous places to work out while you travel. (Click here to see my choices.) But why not take it up a notch? Here are some unusual spots to get your workout done Read More >

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Your Best Cycling Days May Be Ahead of You

I loved riding my bicycle as a kid, and whizzing along wooded roads with friends on crisp autumn days. For me, the images of blurred leaves and sunshine are still fresh, as are the feelings of free Read More >

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Measuring Your Fitness Progress

Editor’s note: We all know the importance of fitness, but it can sometimes be discouraging to think we’re not making any progress. Still, that’s probably not the case. Experts from the Nation Read More >

How Do I Know if I have PsA?

Can You Exercise with Pain?

Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something might be wrong. But, according to the experts at Go4Life, a division of the National Institute on Aging, say that doesn’t necessarily mean Read More >

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How to Adjust to Shrinking Stature as You Age

Have you noticed as you’ve gotten older that there are some activities or skills that you can no longer perform? It may be because you’ve gotten shorter. As we age, we shrink.

Starting a Read More >


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What Do You Do When a Loved One Becomes Chronically Ill?

Sooner or later, it happens to all of us. A beloved friend or family member develops a chronic illness, and their life changes dramatically with that diagnosis and new restrictions. Of course, we w Read More >

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Relationships & Love

How a Man’s Facial Hair Affects a Women's Attraction to Him

Research done in October 2016 and published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology suggests that women tend to find beardedness attractive when judging long-term relationships, perhaps as a signal Read More >

Alzheimers Patient
Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias

Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision Making: Do I Know You?

The heartbreak associated with losing a loved one to Alzheimer’s disease is indescribable. One day, an adult child holds the hand of a parent; the parent asks, “Do I know you?” and the child Read More >

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Understanding and Coping with Behavioral Changes in Seniors

Aging can bring a cascade of physical and emotional changes. The variety of resulting behavioral changes may baffle or worry an older adult’s loved ones. As America’s population increasingly gr Read More >


Alzheimer's: When to Take Away The Keys

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s presents a range of issues, and one of the t oughest is deciding whether it’s time to take away the keys to the car.

According to experts from Harvar Read More >


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