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Healthy Aging

5 Natural Remedies for Varicose Veins

Along with the hot weather of summer comes the swimsuits and shorts, leaving many people self-conscious of varicose veins. The bluish and raised veins can cause achy legs as well. While an estimated 6…

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9 Lifestyle Tricks to Avoid Insomnia

Sometimes, you just can’t fall asleep. It may be stress, caffeine, alcohol, foods — who knows? If insomnia happens to you on a semi-regular basis, try these tricks to encourage sweet slumber upon your…

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Your Eyes Need Sun Protection Too

Most people are surprised to learn that their eyes are equally as susceptible to sun damage as their skin. The cornea, a clear layer that covers the pupil and iris, is composed of epithelial cells sim…

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How Texting Actually Affects Your Body

How much time do you spend texting? According to Pew Research Center, almost three quarters of cell phone users text on a regular basis. A typical 18-24 year old sends/receives an average of 50 texts …

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Oh-So-Good Kale Salad

Raw kale salads are more popular these days since kale is a "superfood" and has many health benefits. We add some different ingredients to ours to make it chock full of tastes and textures. 8 cups …

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8 Reasons You’re Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

Insomnia is usually thought of as a disorder that makes it difficult for people to fall asleep. But it's not only FALLING asleep that can be an issue for people with insomnia; in fact, many people wit…

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5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesn’t mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…

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What is the Best Pet for Your Golden Years?

Pets in our care give us a sense of responsibility—something to care for daily and something to touch physically and emotionally. It is not uncommon for seniors to feel isolated and alone. Pets often …

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Home Safety Tips for Aging in Place

As your loved ones age, their ability to remain safe and independent at home may start to deteriorate. Bending down to pick up a dropped fork, or reaching up to the top shelf of the pantry can be pain…

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3 Simple Tips for Better Posture

With our modern culture of sitting and slumping, our postures are suffering more than ever. Since good posture is associated with a more positive life outlook, and a poor posture encourages pain and h…

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Dates are one of the Best Foods for women who have given birth as it was what Mary Mother of Prophet…

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