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Seven Great Ways to Protect Your Memory

With the Alzheimer’s epidemic in America, people tend to worry about their memory, even when they are younger. Maybe you can’t remember where you parked the car, or you searched all over the house for your sunglasses, only to find them perched atop your head? Or a song pops up on your music device, and […]
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For Better Sleep, Skip the Nightcap

Do you have a “nightcap” to help yourself relax before bedtime? This might not be such a good idea, according to sleep researchers. Experts have long known that consuming beer, wine or spirits shortly before going to bed can cause us to wake up after only a few hours and then feel tired during the […]
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Avoiding Flip-Flop Fiascos

A casual summer staple, flip-flops are popular with men, women and kids – especially for outside activities. But before slipping on these warm weather favorites, be sure you know the appropriate way to wear this type of shoe, advises Dr. Edward Szabo, a podiatrist with Georgia Regent University. Szabo recommends the following guidelines to help […]
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Five Myths About Exercise

Recent research sheds light on some common misperceptions we might have about exercise—and some facts that can help us design our own optimal exercise plan. Myth #1: Exercise only benefits the body. Exercise benefits our hearts, muscles and bones, and reduces the risk of an array of health problems, from diabetes to kidney disease to […]
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