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Aging

The Good (and Bad) News About Living Longer

American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there's more to the story than just one statisti…

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22 Fun Facts About Apples

It’s not autumn for me until I’ve gone apple picking. One of my favorite fall hobbies, I love the smell of the orchard and the brilliant red fruits ripe on the lush green trees. I grew up in an area r…

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9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, they have many other benefits for your health. Here are 9: 1.  They are high in vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps reduce the c…

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The Brain Benefits of Going for a Walk

Engaging in a moderate amount of physical activity at least five days a week is one of the simplest ways to fend off obesity, cardiovascular disease and numerous negative effects of aging. Fitness …

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5 Things to Know About Falls That Could Save a Senior’s Life

Falls are the primary cause of death from an injury in Americans over 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2008, more than 19,700 seniors died from trauma sustaine…

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The Healing Sugar that Boosts Energy 45%

Are you exhausted, dragging your body out of bed in the morning, relying on caffeine to get through your day, and generally lacking the energy to do the things you want? You’re not alone. Approximatel…

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2 Good Reasons to Get Grandma Online

As soon as Bruce and Esther Huffman bought a shiny new laptop, their granddaughter, Mindy, taught them how to record a video using the built-in webcam—or so she thought. Here's what happened, a little…

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A Simple Solution for Easing Joint Pain

Are you suffering from achy joints linked to osteoarthritis? You’ll be happy to know you might be able to walk it off, according to researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. In their study pu…

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This Healthy Aging Trick Will Make the World a Better Place

Diet, exercise and social engagement—the three pillars of successful aging need to make room for a fourth: volunteering. A new study led by scientists from the Rotman Research Institute in Ontario, Ca…

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10 Heartwarming Quotes for National Grandparents Day

This Sunday, September 7th is National Grandparents Day -- 24 hours set aside to honor the unique bond between grandparents and their grandchildren. Take a few minutes to remember and celebrate those …

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thanks......we'll keep eating as much organic as possible....

Just came back from the Dr.'s office today with our follow up with the nurse. Usually I list out all…

Thanks Lisa for re-sharing your excellent and informative article.