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How Arts and Crafts Can Protect Your Brain

Have you been itching to take up a new hobby? To finally learn how to use a pottery wheel or take that photography class at the local community college? There’s no time like the present to pick up …

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Irish Girl Saves Sheep With Facebook

A doe-eyed Dublin girl with a big heart saved her sheep, Ernie, at the eleventh hour from being turned into a Sunday night Irish stew. According to a local Irish newscast, a few weeks ago, Orlaith O …

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13 Things You Learn While Caring for an Aging Parent

Whether it’s moving in with a mother who’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a stopping by a few times a week to help a father whose arthritis prevents him from getting around like he used to…

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Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If you’ve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, you’re in luck. No, not coconut water — switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage you’ve…

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3 Ways to Be an Empowered Patient

No, Angelina Jolie isn't telling you to have preventive surgery. Her message is far more important than that. When Ms. Jolie used a New York Times op-ed to announce her double mastectomy in 2013, s…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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Top 7 Dirtiest Surfaces

Did someone say cold and flu season? Just as sniffling and sneezing is beginning to invade schools and offices across the land, a new series of tests in six major U.S. cities reveals the dirtiest surf…

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Depression or Grief? Even Doctors Can’t Tell

Clinical depression can so closely resemble the grieving process that doctors may have trouble distinguishing one from the other in older adults who've lost a spouse, according to new research from th…

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EPA Classified Roundup as Carcinogen 30 Years Ago…But Mysteriously Reversed Decision

Scientists and environmentalists have been saying for decades that the world’s most common weed killer, glyphosate, also known as Monsanto’s Roundup, is a carcinogen. Last week, a World Health Organiz…

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5 Questions About Drunkorexia: If You Have It, #5 Says It All

There's a good chance you've never heard of drunkorexia, but you might know someone who has it. It's easy to miss, especially among young people and on college campuses. But it's very real, insidious,…

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I have sometimes heard people say they don't like walking. To me that is the most bizarre comment, i…

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I'm left handed, one of my sons are too and one of our grand sons look like they are going to be too…

A topic that needs much attention. Thank you.