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Healthy Aging

8 of The Worst Foods For You

It's pretty easy to know what foods are good and bad for you. Of course, homemade mac and cheese isn't exactly the most nutritious food you can eat, and fresh berries are healthy and delicious. Even i…

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What Prolonged Sitting and Standing Does to Your Body

You've probably already heard the new fear-mongered saying: "Sitting is the new smoking." If you work in an office where you sit in front of a computer for most of the day, this news has probably desc…

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Treat Acne (and Prevent Disease) By Cutting This Out of Your Diet

Acne is an epidemic skin disease of industrialized countries, reaching prevalence rates of over 85 percent of teenagers. In nearly half of American men and women, acne even continues after adolescence…

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A Different Perspective on Aging

May is Older Americans Month, a time to consider the issues and challenges that confront our aging population. But there are so many misconceptions about aging, it can be hard to tell fact from fictio…

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8 Scary Ways Stress Impacts Your Health

Scientists are learning more and more about the impact that stress plays on your health. It's not just your mental health that can be hurt by both acute and chronic stress. Stress can take a major tol…

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The Healthy Eating Trick We Always Forget

Maintaining a healthy diet and a healthy weight don't seem that complicated. But, time and again, people struggle with it. What's the deal? There are plenty of factors — time, money, willpower, educat…

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What Position Is Best to Sleep in?

The position you assume during your sleeping hours can actually hugely affect your physical well-being. Sleeping really scrunched together can encourage shortened muscles and imbalances, while craning…

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8 Biggest Myths About Cancer

Cancer is a scary — and scarily common — disease. But, despite its prevalence and all of the public health campaigns surrounding this heartbreaking disease, there are still plenty of myths about cance…

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Healthy & Delicious Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is rarely seen as healthy, but this wonderful dish fits the bill since it's chock full of vegetables. As a lighter version, it has only one layer of noodles, so it is not too “bready.” We use …

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Altruism: A Remedy for Stress

Will acts of kindness and generosity enhance our health, increase our longevity and make us happier? I think so. Do you? Could heart-directed altruism be such a remedy? When we act on behalf of oth…

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There is a limit to how much you want to carry with you as you age and as you walk or use public tra…

Agreed, and what about the plastic lids that go on all those disposable coffee cups? Not recyclable…

Gender Bias is all around us. One can hope that the medical profession will make a better effort.

Darlene And before you again start your game, look for the difference between cancer and cancerou…