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Healthy Aging

Mexican Spring Salad

Whip up this fun and colorful salad for spring, with soft lettuces and a sprinkling of beans, topped with a light chipotle vinaigrette. Salad: 1/2 head red leaf lettuce, chopped Ĺ head green leaf…

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Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s?

Although much remains to be learned about the causes of mental decline, it has been well documented recently that stress is an important contributing factor, including to the development of Alzheimer'…

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This Underwear Could Revolutionize Eldercare

When you think about paradigm-changing products, underwear typically isn't top-of-mind, yet these under-appreciated undergarments may soon play a vital role in enhancing the health and safety of senio…

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Shocking Number of Deaths Linked to Air Pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) released new estimates on air pollution, revealing that seven million premature deaths in 2012 are the result of air pollution exposure. This staggering number is t…

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7 Things You Donít (But Should) Know About Geriatric Psychiatrists

The term 'geriatric psychiatrist' may not be as ubiquitous as a regular psychiatrist, but these specially-trained experts in elder mental health have a vital role to play in the coming decades, as Ame…

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5 Surprising Facts About Anger

What makes you angry? The injustices of the world? The jerk who stole your parking space? The spouse who won't get off the couch? Whatever brings out the ire, it's safe to say that you're not the only…

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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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Why Confident Seniors Stay Healthier, Longer

It's not surprising that mentally feeling better about oneself can translate to enhanced physical wellbeing, but new research from Concordia University confirms that the connection between confidence …

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Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer’s. Good News?

Stories about a new blood test that may detect Alzheimer's disease three years before the onset of major symptoms has been making the rounds on most major news outlets. The claim: Georgetown Univer…

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Pesto Minestrone Soup

A whole meal unto itself, this soup is a flavorful twist on a classic. You can make the pesto yourself or buy one of the wonderful pestos that are available at the market. Ĺ onion, cubed 1 leek, s…

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