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Where Do the Healthiest Elders in America Live?

Older adults who live in Minnesota are among the healthiest in America, according to a recent report released by the United Health Foundation. Minnesota set the standard for elder health this past …

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The Advantages Of Getting Married Later In Life

By Janet Ong Zimmerman for YourTango.com. "Marriage is more than finding the right person. It is being the right person." —Unknown I used to wonder if I would ever find true love. When I was in …

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The Healing Power of Water

Would you believe that drinking water is one of the most healing things you can do for your body?  It’s true—as long as it is pure, filtered, alkaline water. Yet most water is acidic. Water that measu…

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The Surprising Truth About Baby Boomer Health

From Woodstock, to women's rights, Baby boomers have made a name for themselves by being unpredictable, off-beat pioneers; rejecting society's norms and labels. But this time, the label they're rej…

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The Missing Link in Preventing Disease: Eating the Rainbow

Most people know that we need adequate amounts of oxygen, water, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and good carbs for great health. What they don’t realize is that a group of micronutrients…

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6 Sleep Myths You Need To Put To Bed

There are so many misconceptions about sleep swirling around out there that it’s enough keep anyone awake at night. Here are 6 sleep myths that need to have the covers pulled over their heads: T…

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The Birthday Wish of a 105-Year-Old Activist

“I want to tell you about an extraordinary woman, most people have never heard of…” So begins a video chronicling the story of Edythe Kirchmaier—a truly unique woman. At age 105, she is Facebook…

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Why I Love Being 40

Next to marrying my husband, turning 40 was the best thing I ever did.  Unlike many women I know, I am not shy to share that eight months ago I arrived at what I consider a huge milestone in my life. …

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5 Big Beauty Myths–Busted

Some of these beauty lies have been going around for too long. Time to separate fiction from fact. Myth 1: If you don’t get enough sleep, you get dark circles. Fact: Dark circles happen because …

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3 Myths to Dispel About the Brain

What if we could improve our memory, reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and keep our brains young with just a few simple mindfulness techniques? Deepak Chopra recently appeared on the Dr. …

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