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Fighting Alzheimer’s, One Song at a Time (Video)

Fans of the television show The Voice will remember sultry songster, Chris Mann, who placed fourth in the second season of the popular singing competition. He’s also appeared in several episodes of Gl…

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Mood-Boosting Snow Day Breakfasts

As winter storms, large and small, disrupt the lives of millions of people who dwell in northern climes, the urge to give into the temptation of comfort food looms large. Being stuck in the house, loo…

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How Your Partner Can Make You Healthier (or Not)

We’ve all seen (and secretly resented) them, the couples who energetically jaunt into the gym together while the rest of us sweat it out solo. But new research suggests there’s a good reason why these…

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8 Facts About Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is a very serious condition that is often overshadowed by its more well-known cousin, Alzheimer’s disease. To clear up some of the confusion, here are 8 things everyone should…

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Is Cancer Really Just ‘Bad Luck’? How to Spot Sensationalist Science

We’ve all seen the headlines: “5 Scary Facts About Microwave Popcorn,” “Study Claims WiFi Is ‘More Dangerous’ to Kids,” “Long-term cellphone use linked to brain cancer.” The list of scary science resu…

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5 Facts About Your Thyroid

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, the perfect time to pay extra attention to the tiny endocrine powerhouse in your neck that regulates your metabolism and energy levels. R. Mack Harrell, MD, Preside…

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11 Life-Enhancing Habits to Adopt

There's no time like the present to reaffirm your commitment to your own health and well-being. The best part? You don't have to adhere to any grand resolutions, just try to adopt a few of these simpl…

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6 Ways to Keep Seniors Safe During Winter Weather

Chilly temperatures and treacherous snow and ice can terrorize the elderly during the winter months. Here are a few dangers to keep in mind and things that will help keep seniors safe during frigid wi…

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8 Healthy Aging Tips to Start 2015 Off Right

To help you jump start your healthy routine for 2015, Dr. Bruce Daggy, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor in the Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences Department of Florida State University answers a few quest…

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Why Coffee Lowers Your Stroke Risk and Soda Raises It

This post was written by John Schappi, an 83-year-old Parkinson’s patient who blogs about health and his experiences with Parkinson’s on AgingCare.com. I’m a coffee drinker. I enjoy it in the morni…

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