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Stress Management Tips

May 21, 2014 Living Well

Do you ever think you have it all together …until you don’t. Do you ever feel like things are going smoothly and then life gets in the way. Do you ever feel on top of the world and then something happens that breaks your heart or stretches you to the brink emotionally? The last couple […]

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Meditation on the Move

April 21, 2014 Living Well

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson Whether you’re retired or not, life can often seem a little crazy and stressful. I think the baby-boomer generation is dealing with unique pressures and you often have a number of balls in the air at any one time. You may be the primary  caregivers for your parents as they get […]

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Four Ways to Preserve Telomere Length–and Slow Down Aging

October 7, 2013 Living Well

 By Dennis Kravetz Immortality is still out of reach, but scientists are making exciting discoveries right now about extending the life of human cells. We may be right around the corner to immortality. In 1965, Leonard Hayflick, a professor from the University of California, San Francisco, discovered that cells in the human body can split and divide only 52 […]

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Use it or lose it: Keeping the Brain Active

July 12, 2013 Living Well

As we get older, making an effort to keep both body and mind fit and healthy becomes more important. Studies have found that those who are over 65 years of age who engage in mental activities on a daily basis boost the brain’s functioning’s which is vitally important for a number of reasons. Partaking in […]

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6 Ways to Boost Your Cognitive Fitness and Longevity

May 23, 2013 Living Well

By Dennis Kravetz, author of: Sound Mind in a Sound Body: Live Long, Live Healthy  We normally associate the term cognitive development with babies and children. While many adults do not think of developing themselves cognitively, they should do so, particularly since cognition is one of the four categories of fitness that can add up to 15 years […]

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Seeing Through it All

May 17, 2013 Living Well

By Walter Tyler Matching your eyewear to your daily lifestyle can make a vast difference to your comfort, mobility and personal presentation. When many of us browse for a new frames, we casually throw on a few random pairs and peer into a mirror, unaware of what is even a good starting point. If this […]

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Nine Natural Ways to Get Out of Libido Limbo

February 6, 2013 Living Well

by Laurie Steelsmith Many women confide in me that they have negative or anxious feelings, at the deepest level, about their sexuality. The number one question I get is, “Why do I have so little desire?” In several recent studies, roughly 1 in 3 women reported low or no sexual desire. Other studies have found […]

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Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

August 2, 2012 Living Well

By Joan McKechnie Hearing loss is not a topic that most people feel comfortable disclosing, and the true figure of the number of hard of hearing was unknown up to a few years ago. In 2008, the Kochkin’s 2008 survey (MarkeTrak VIII) which surveyed 80,000 members of the National Family Opinion (NFO) panel estimated that 35 […]

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8 Things You Can Do Today to Lower Your Risk of Advanced Breast Cancer

May 23, 2012 Living Well

By Dr. Stacey Vitiello Breast cancer awareness is one thing but knowing what specific actions you can take to protect yourself against the disease is empowering.  Breast cancer can strike anyone, with or without risk factors.  However, there are several things you can do NOW to lessen the likelihood of advanced breast cancer happening to […]

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What Breast Density Means To You

March 2, 2012 Living Well

Breast density is an important factor in the ability of a mammogram to detect breast cancer. Woman with extremely dense breasts have a 5x increased risk of developing cancer and cannot rely on mammograms alone to detect breast cancer. Find out the different levels of density and how additional tests for women with dense breasts can decrease their chance of suddenly discovering advanced breast cancer.

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