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Top States You Can Afford to Retire In

For Americans in search of a financially-secure retirement, some states may be better than others, according to a new, nationwide analysis conducted by the National Institute on Retirement Security (N…

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High Animal Protein Diets Could Cause Early Death

While some people are concerned about not getting enough protein, a new study shows that we may have too much. The study, published in Cell Metabolism on March 4, shows that middle-aged people who eat…

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North and South Korean Relatives Reunite After Decades of Separation

A few hundred Koreans just won the lottery, but claimed a prize far more precious than money. In a rare display of diplomacy, the governments of North and South Korea temporarily shelved their disa…

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Apples as Effective as Drugs to Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes

Most of us have heard the adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” throughout our lives, but new research shows that there is serious truth to the message.  Scientists at BHF Health Promotion Res…

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Supporting a Sick Loved One: Challenges and Tips

When someone dear to you is diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, it opens a Pandora’s box of worries: What’s wrong? What’s the best treatment? What if he or she doesn’t make it? Just as vexin…

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8 Ways Eating Tomatoes Keeps You Young

When most people think of tomatoes they think of pasta and pizza, not necessarily their ability to keep people younger-looking and feeling. But tomatoes are an anti-aging superfood that deserves a pla…

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How Your Age Determines What Makes You Happy

Happiness — an ever-elusive state of being that we unceasingly chase, even though we know it is an inevitably temporary companion. The question of what makes us truly happy is more philosophical th…

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These Seniors Are Having a Way Better Snow Day Than You (Video)

As wild storms and frigid temperatures ravage the country all we seem to hear about is 12-hour traffic jams and downed power lines. But the spirit of wintertime fun is still alive and well, even fo…

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How a Plant-Based Diet Might Help You Live Longer

A recent review suggested that plant-based diets may prove to be a useful nutritional strategy for lifespan extension in part because they tend to be naturally low in methionine. Apparently, the less …

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This At-Home Test May Be Able to Tell You if You Have Dementia

A pen, a piece of paper and 15 minutes may be all you need to determine whether you or a loved one have early signs of cognitive impairment, which may lead to dementia. The threat of an Alzheimer’s…

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