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FAQs About Mold Prevention and Cleanup

Whether it occurs in summer or in winter, mold in your home is not only unsightly, it is also dangerous to your family's health. Read these FAQs to get the answers about how mold grows, whom it affe…

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Best Preventive Medicine? Exercise

What's your preventive medicine of choice? New research suggests exercise should be at the top of your list. We've known for some time that exercise reduces the risk of early death, helps control w…

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Blogging By Yourself? You Don’t Have To

Blogging often feels like a remote, isolated experience. Ideas are shared, and people interact with one another, but all of that is still done from individual computer screens. Leah Segedie is looking…

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Why More People Living to Age 90 May Not Be Good News

So many people are expected to become nonagenarians (90 or older) in the coming decades that some experts suggest changing the definition of "oldest old" age from 85 to 90 years old, according to a re…

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5 Ways to Prevent Post-Hospital Syndrome

Re-hospitalization is a big problem, especially among the elderly population. As many as one-fifth of adults over age 65 who are released from the hospital are re-admitted within a month -- typical…

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How the World’s Oldest Person Spent Her Last Day

From silent films to Blu-Ray players, Kitty Hawk to the Mars Rover missions, two World Wars and the literal invention of sliced bread—Besse Cooper was alive for them all. Cooper, declared the world…

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10 Things That Make You Feel Old

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Death and taxes are understood to be the only inevitable elements of life. But, there’s a third issue that many of us automatically assume is unavoidable a…

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5 Medical Tests Every Boomer Woman Should Have

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Women tend to take care of everyone else in their lives, at the expense of their own health. Oftentimes we don't maintain doctor visits for ours…

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What is Run Commuting?

You've heard of bike commuting, but have you ever considered run commuting? Ditching your car and using your own two feet to get to the office is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, save o…

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6 First-Aid Essentials in Your Purse

Have these 6 bag essentials on hand and in a pinch, they could could save your health. By Laura Schocker and Lauren Gelman, Prevention Raise your hand if you never seem to have what you n…

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