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The Most Common Health Conditions in Autumn

by R. Carnavale September 22nd, 2016
Now that fall is settling in, the days are growing shorter, the temperatures are changing from hot to cool, and the humidity levels are changing, too. As the weather changes, the body needs to boost its immunity as people head indoors and come into close
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Is a Raw Diet for You?

by Kimberly Hays September 15th, 2016
Raw diets are gaining in popularity, and though it sounds healthy to eat an abundance of fruit and vegetables there are also concerns with the diet. The benefits are that you get an abundance of fiber that keeps your body cleansed, and you are not getting excess sugar, salt, and preservatives from processed foods. There are also some disadvantages to the diet, like not getting all of the nutrients out of some foods because these nutrients are released when
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Relationships and Retirement

by Lori Sciame September 8th, 2016
A few months ago, I wrote an article concerning my husband's retirement.  I wondered how this major life change would affect our relationship. At the time, I felt unsure as to what aspects would change, but I instinctively knew that change was inevitable. In  this update, I can report that we have survived the first two months; however, even with our easy going personalities, the process has been a bit bumpy.

The Good News

The fact that my husband would no
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  • Myths Concerning Healthy Aging

    by Kimberly Hays September 1st, 2016
    There are several myths about what happens as we age, and that certain things are inevitable. This is simply not true. As we celebrate each landmark birthday, we are becoming wiser, and we are constantly reinventing ourselves. We discover new joy in life by adjusting to changes, focus more on friendships and family, and have the time to give back to our community. The myths come from hyperbole created
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  • New Study Results on Older Women and Vitamins

    by Kimberly Hays August 25th, 2016
    Many of us take a multi-vitamin to supplement our diets because we are on the go so much we don’t always take the time to have balanced meals. It can be very confusing to decipher the information on what vitamins we should take and what ones we should avoid. The information seems to change quickly, and we want to keep up updated and to make you aware of a
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  • Another Path to Better Health

    by Lori Sciame August 18th, 2016
    Who does a man trust when he has questions about life?  In most cases, he values the opinions of his parents, his spouse, his adult children, and his best friend.  But what about when it comes to his health?  How does he know what information should be trusted?  Of course, well meaning family members and friends may know exactly what to do for a specific health concern, and a
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