Author: Jane Farrell

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Why Does Hair Go Gray?

Posted by Jane Farrell

Researchers have identified cells that grow hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to go gray. The discovery, by experts from the UT Southwestern Medical Center, could eventually … Read More→

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Healthy Grilling Techniques

Posted by Jane Farrell

Millions of Americans love to grill – and yet the popular practice can be deeply unhealthy. As the barbecue season of summer approaches, the experts at the American Institute for … Read More→

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Life-Saving Hacks for Seniors

Posted by Jane Farrell

A senior citizen falls every 13 seconds in this country. And each year, more than one million elderly people go to the ER with injuries. Families want to keep their … Read More→

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Care Calendar

Posted by Darcy Thiel

There ought to be a name for people who are elderly, but not in need of a nursing home. My dad fits right in that in-between category. He is able […]

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6 Tips to Reduce Dementia Risk

Posted by Jane Farrell

Nearly 50 million people worldwide currently suffer from dementia, and this is set to almost double by 2030, and more than triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s is the best known, most … Read More→

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Instagram and Weight Loss

Posted by Jane Farrell

Instagram users do more than just post selfies – some track food intake and are even held accountable by followers when they are trying to meet healthy-eating or weight-loss goals. … Read More→

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Aging Doesn't Have to Age You

Posted by Jane Farrell

After 40 years of writing “Energy Express,” Marilynn Preston isn’t only the author of America’s longest running fitness column, she’s a role model for staying vibrant and engaged as you … Read More→

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Common Myths about Sun Protection

Posted by Jane Farrell

“As a practicing dermatologist for over 20 years, I am regularly surprised when patients tell me they love sunbathing and spend hours in the direct sun, that SPF isn’t really … Read More→

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As It Should Be

Posted by Darcy Thiel

If you have followed my blog over the last couple of years, it is no secret that I find dating to be a nightmare. Navigating and balancing all the dynamics […]