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Healthy Aging

5 Dos and Don’ts for Using Technology in Your Workout

More and more people are working out with fitness apps to keep track of everything from time and pace to distance and calories burned. But using devices as the focus of a workout can get in the way of…

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How Trust and Forgiveness Can Help You Age Better

Older adults are often portrayed as crotchety, cranky and mistrustful. These pervasive stereotypes are not only untrue, they may also be harmful, says a new paper published in the journal Social Psych…

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Would You Wear a Health Tracker if Your Employer Asked You To?

Heath tracking devices aren’t new, but they are becoming more sophisticated and ubiquitous. With Apple’s recent unveiling of its fitness band and others (like Fitbit, FitLinxx) soon to follow, everyon…

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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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4 Ways to Actually Enjoy Time Alone

For some people, venturing out into the world alone -- like eating at a restaurant or seeing a movie -- can be an awkward and embarrassing experience. It can seem that everywhere you turn, faces seem …

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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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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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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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6 Ways to Travel Healthier

It’s that time of year — the end of winter, the awkward transitional period when everything is muddy and lukewarm. It can make anyone seek warmer climes. If you are trying to incorporate some more tra…

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Asparagus Filo Pie

Spring is around the corner, which means it's almost prime time for asparagus! This pie is a great way to celebrate the season. Filo gives it a light and flaky texture, and lemon zest gives the fillin…

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The only one I don't eat is popcorn. Thanks for the reminder

plant based diet makes sense - I need to follow one and get some of this weight off

Great article. I would just add that if you live in North America, make sure you buy non-GMO corn to…