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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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Memory Myth About Elderly

Since its inception as a field of rational scientific study, medicine has accepted the degeneration of brain function in elderly people as a natural occurrence. This deterioration was thoroughly do…

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How Do We Age?

In animals the onset of aging is tied to physical evolution. Each animal has evolved to a given life span that accords best with its survival. Nature does not allow gross imbalances to persist; all …

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Wisdom from Dennis Waite

You can only achieve so much in life. There will always be someone who can run faster, write better, or make more money. You may realize your ambitions but this only ever raises the barriers. Science …

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruit’s healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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Secrets of Living a Longer & Healthier Life

A little over a century ago, life expectancy in the USA was 48 years for women and 46 for men. In 2004, it was 80 and 75, respectively, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Life expe…

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