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Anger Affects Your Health

All of us feel angry at some point in our lives. You may get irritated by losing out on a job promotion, become upset when your children fight or feel your blood boil when your partner makes a nasty remark. Anger is a normal emotion that plays a large role in your emotional health. Most […]

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Foods With Hidden Sugar

Are Americans addicted to sugar? You may not think so, but we consume an average of 160 pounds of sugar per person per year. The problem with sugar is that it provides a lot of calories, with no nutrients or other health benefits. So, while sugar isn’t ‘bad’ in and of itself, for a country […]

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My Health Team

Excerpt: “Don’t Let an Old Person Move Into Your Body” In my opinion, life is not so much about how long we live, as it is our quality of life for however long we are on this earth. To achieve this, I have created a concept I call “My Health Team.” Rather than put the […]

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Health Benefits of Laughter

When you think of taking care of your heart, very rarely does laughter pop in most people’s minds. You might be surprised at the health benefits of laughter, particularly to heart. Researchers have scrutinized the heart benefits of laughter and the evidence is very strong. “The old saying that ‘laughter is the best medicine,’ definitely […]

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Manage Symptoms of Menopause

Menopause is different for every woman. When it starts, how long it last and the symptoms of menopause are very individual. How you manage symptoms will also be based on your individual situation. Having a better life style can help the symptoms of menopause. Following these tips for a healthy life can also help you […]

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Andrew Weil Discusses Diet and Mental Health

Andrew Weil has been known as a holistic or integrated health guru for quite some time. His primary focus through numerous books has been concerned with a healthy body. He has contended diet and mental health are interrelated. In his new book Spontaneous Happiness, Weil applies his integrated approach to mental health. The CDC reports […]

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Importance of Memory Games for Seniors

Fear of dementia or Alzheimer’s is one of the primary concerns for aging baby boomers. While there is no clear way of preventing memory degeneration, researchers have concluded there are things you can do to keep you brain active. Memory games for seniors is one way to prevent dementia. Playing games can be an important […]

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Retiree Health Benefits of Pet Fish Tanks

When people think of pets for seniors, the first thought is of the four-legged variety. For many people, cats and dogs are not realistic options. Pet fish tanks or aquariums offer retiree health benefits without some of the challenges of mammals. Plus, they can be lots of fun. There has been a lot of research […]

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Lights of Change

Inside the Confessional

Let us ramble on with wintery thoughts of deflecting guilt: The unforgiving force of guilt that hides the mind’s reality inside promise of change. Two years ago we bought a coupe on the Dealer’s promise that the car was designed for European cities. There is a sense of insanity in the narrow, cobblestoned, potholed lanes […]

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Chances of Living to 100

What are your chances of living to 100? According to research, about 1 in 1,000 people live to be 100. Ironically, some people live to be 100 in spite of bad habits, such as smoking or drinking. What are the keys to living a century? Good genes. Of those you live to 100, fifty percent […]

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