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Antioxidants are the Key to Staying Young

by Joe Lawrence December 1st, 2023

From the foods we eat and the air we breathe, free radicals find a new home in our bodies. These have been linked to aging the body and other diseases, but they can be slowed down with diet alone.

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Easy Ways to Communicate

by Lori Sciame November 24th, 2023

Staying connected to loved ones can be difficult. There always seems to be something that gets in the way of keeping in touch. Even those that live in the same house may not see each other enough, as jobs, school, extra-curricular activities, and other obligations pull family members in different directions. There are ways, however, to keep the lines of communication open - and thriving.

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Alzheimer’s and Men’s Health

by Lori Sciame November 17th, 2023
Alzheimer's is a disease that causes the brain to shrink. In essence, the disease robs one of his ability to think clearly. An article in HealthDay Reporter by Denise Mann suggests that although Alzheimer's affects both men and women, the disease progresses differently in each sex. She states, "men seemed to have more problems with their thinking ability when diagnosed with Alzheimer's than their female counterparts did. What's more, men and women lost gray matter in different areas of
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  • Holiday Survival Guide

    by Lori Sciame November 10th, 2023
    Soon the holiday season will be in full swing.  There will be presents to buy, special treats to bake, and parties to attend.  While many of the parties will be filled with good cheer and laughter, some will seem more like funeral wakes - complete with morose faces and mumbled greetings.  If this sounds familiar, then take the time to read this post.  Learn a few tips on how
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  • Living with Alzheimer’s

    by Joe Lawrence November 3rd, 2023
    November is Alzheimer's Awareness month and this is a disease that is not easy for anyone involved. The caregiver and the patient all have many hurdles to overcome while battling the disease. However, there are beneficial things that can be done to ease the process.

    One of the first things is to realize the patient is not the disease. Once the label of Alzheimer's is slapped to the person, others
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  • Exercise: Good for Type 2 Diabetes

    by Lori Sciame October 27th, 2023
    I'm not going to stop.  I'm never going to quit bugging readers to get off the chair or couch and to start moving.  The reason is simple - exercise improves health in many different ways.  This holds true for people who suffer from type 2 diabetes.  A University of Calgary and University of Ottawa joint study shows that working out in specific ways can help manage this chronic illness.

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