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The Natural Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Good news for sufferers of breast cancer and anyone looking to prevent the disease. Researchers may add medicinal mushrooms to the list of valuable cancer therapies, particularly when it comes to brea…

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Spider Web Vision: Should You Be Worried?

Ever wake up and feel as though you're viewing the world through a spider web? Your eye seems to be filled with dark, squiggly lines and spots that move when you try to look at them. They can be t…

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The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, we’re more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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8 Biggest Sleep Myths

It often takes a bad night's sleep to remember how important it is to have a good night's sleep. But how much do you really know about how to get to sleep, how to stay asleep, and how to get the best …

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8 Scams That Prey on Older People (Infographic)

Elderly victims of scams lose about 2.6 million dollars every year due to financial abuse. Around the age of sixty, our brains develop a larger capacity to trust, making us that much more gullible in …

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The World’s Oldest Person Has a Birthday Today

Today—Thursday, March 5, 2015—is Misao Okawa’s 117th birthday. The daughter of kimono merchants, Okawa was fittingly wearing a pink cherry blossom kimono during a recent birthday celebration in her…

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Make My Day: Call Me ‘Ma’am’

Call me "ma'am." Go ahead. Make my day. As a young girl, when I was told "you run like a girl," the meaning was clear: you are inadequate and always will be. Back then, we didn't question it much. …

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How Yoga Changed My Life Forever

I believe yoga saved my life. I'm not saying that for the sake of drama. It really did. Twenty years ago, I lay in a bed in my mother’s guest room wishing I could just evaporate. I appealed to God …

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now there’s a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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What Makes ‘SuperAgers’ So Unique? (Hint: Whales and Elephants Have It, Too)

At 107 years old, Edythe Kirchmaier has a blemish-free driving record, continues to volunteer at the non-profit, Direct Relief International, and is Facebook’s oldest user. In a world where more and m…

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