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Seniors Don’t Have to Fall Victim to Gravity

Earlier this week, former President George H.W. Bush fell at his summer home in Maine, breaking a vertebra in his neck. Fortunately, the injury was not life threatening, and his spokesman reports that…

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Study Finds Sweetened Beverages Kill Over 184,000 People Annually

A shocking new study published in the medical journal Circulation found that the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is literally killing us. Because sugar-sweetened drinks are so prevalent in ou…

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Help Prevent Kidney Stones With This Refreshing Summer Drink

Summer is a time for outdoor adventures, barbeques, fireworks, and sun. Of course, it is important to stay hydrated no matter the season or your activity level, but the soaring temperatures outside ma…

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The Overlooked Nutrient for Bone and Heart Health

Most people know that calcium is needed for strong bones and that magnesium is essential to a healthy heart, but few people consider the importance of vitamin K2. Actually, few people have even heard …

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The Food That Cuts Your Risk of Premature Death by 20 Percent

Hereís some news to go nuts about. Exciting research found that simply adding one type of food to your diet could drastically slash your risk of dying. According to the study published in the New Engl…

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6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…

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The Sipping Point: Why Are Women Now Drinking More Than Ever?

In†the spring of 2008, I was moving my three daughters from my beloved home state of Oregon back to the East Coast. My husband had a great new job in New York City and was commuting between there and …

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades,†…

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5 Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Along with the hot weather of summer comes the swimsuits and shorts, leaving many people self-conscious of varicose veins. The bluish and raised veins can cause achy legs as well. While an estimated 6…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just canít fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods ó who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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