Health A-Z

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Pain Management

Older Adults Support Opioid Rx Limits

Nearly a third of older adults have received a prescription for an opioid pain medicine in the past two years, but many of them didn’t get enough counseling about the risks that come with the Read More >

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Dry eye

Dry Eye and Immune Cells

Immune cells that normally rush in to protect the eyes from infection might actually be disrupting moisturizing glands and causing dry eye, researchers say.

Dry eye is a disease that afflict Read More >

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Mental & Emotional Health

8 Sure Ways to Keep Off an Anxiety Attack

And suddenly your heart feels like exploding out of chest, you are unable to breathe, the light appears too bright, you feel like screaming or crying, your hands twitch, your chest hurts and the fe Read More >

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Psoriasis

What You Need to Know about Psoriasis

Unlike beauty, psoriasis is more than skin deep. In fact, recent research links the inflammatory skin disorder, in its more serious forms, to greater incidence of early death.

Authors of tha Read More >

Living Well

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Money Matters

Is Your Partner Wrecking Your Financial Literacy?

As couples mature together, they often grow apart in their level of interest and skill in handling their finances. A disparity in financial literacy that may be small or even nonexistent at first c
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Money Matters

The Smartest Way to Join a Gym

Exercise is essential, and it can be tempting to join a gym to get yourself into a routine. But a gym is a product like any other, and you’re the consumer. Make sure you know that you’re paying
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Beauty & Style

A Safe and Effective Way to Whiten Teeth

In the age of Instagram and Snapchat, everyone wants to have perfect pearly whites. To get a brighter smile, consumers can opt for over the counter teeth-whitening treatments or a trip to the denti
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Money Matters

4 Life Changes That Warrant An Investment Tune-up

If you’re 45 to 65 and are going through some serious changes in your life, you should be thinking about these steps right now:

Life Change #1: New Job

The average American worker c
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Aging Well

Reversing the Downward Spiral of Aging

Sarcopenia is a relatively new term for one of the most insidious health crises in the world. It is a disease that impacts all of us as we age. Here are the five most important things you need to k
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Food

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Healthy Diet & Nutrition

Sexual Wellness: Foods That Ignite Your Fire & Boost Your Libido

Have you heard of the term ‘foodgasm’? Well, that sensation of pleasure after eating an extremely mouth-watering meal that makes you go weak in the knees in the similar way when you reach the
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Healthy Diet & Nutrition

Caffeine Affects Food Intake at Breakfast, but Its Effect is Limited and Transient

A study featured in the July 2018 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that after drinking a small amount of caffeine, participants consumed 10 percent less at a bre
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Healthy Diet & Nutrition

The Benefits of Full-Fat Dairy Products

Go ahead and enjoy that full-fat yogurt! There’s no significant link between dairy fats and heart disease and stroke, according to new research.

In fact, some types of dairy fat may help g
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Fitness

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Health & Fitness

Researchers Compare Lifetime Fitness Levels of Identical Twins

With fitness, which is more important: genetics or lifestyle, nature or nurture? Researchers at San Francisco State University, CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly, Pomona removed the nature part of the equ
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How Much Physical Activity Do Older Adults Need?

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for yourself as an older adult. It can prevent many of the health problems that seem to come with age. It also helps your mu
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Exercise

Tips for Keeping Your Family Motivated and Moving

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), there are many good reasons for families to stay active, and regular physical activity is something that everyone can do, despit
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Exercise

Don’t Let the Hazards of a Desk Job Harm Your Health!

Millions of us have jobs that keep us sitting at a desk all week long, week after week after week.
Without even realizing it, we are sitting at that desk more than we are doing pretty much an
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Exercise

Vigorous Exercise Can Slow Down Heart's Aging

To keep your heart young, it’s necessary to exercise four to five days per week, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology.

The findings could be an important step t
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Family

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Back-to-School Healthy Habits for Families

The end of summer means the resumption of routines for most families. This can be a great time to build new healthy habits or to get on track again after a few months’ break. Here are a few areas
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Parenting

Many Young People Don't Know When Female and Male Fertility Declines

Most students underestimate the impact of female and male age on fertility, new research published in July 2018 in Human Fertility finds. Less than half could correctly identify the age when a woma
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Parenting

Children with Existing Allergies Should Be Screened for an Emerging, Severe Chronic Food Allergy

Children with known skin, food, and respiratory allergies should be screened for an emerging, chronic food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a painful inflammation of the esophagus, th
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9 to 5 Isn't The Only Schedule That Works for Families

Although “nonstandard” working shifts – evenings, nights or with rotating days off – can be challenging for adults with children, consistent hours and behavior can give families flexibility
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Parenting

5 Tips for Parents to Help Their Kids Get Started With Retirement Planning

It’s a whole new world for recent college graduates entering the workforce. Their priorities have changed. Now bills, rent, and student loans lead their monthly list.

Retirement planning r
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