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When you’re afraid your memory is declining…

brain, dementiaA sunny outlook on life doesn’t just brighten your day in the present – it could also help protect your brain from dementia in the future.

Dementia is a decline in mental ability that is severe enough to affect one’s daily life. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans … Read More

What you need to eat now to reduce your risk of stroke

DIET, STROKE, Man cannot live on bread alone. Although there is something about bread fresh from the oven that I find hard to resist.

More to the point, do you eat plenty of fish, chicken or eggs? How about soy, nuts and seeds? Well protein-rich foods such as these may be linked to an even lower risk of stroke.

That’s … Read More

Why that morning coffee is more important now than ever

dna, fat, dna, fatHere’s to enjoying your morning joe!

Coffee has been in the hot seat for years and there are a number of studies that are both for and against the popular caffeinated beverage. Now you can add one more plus to the list.

New research shows that coffee might help to keep your DNA healthy and cut body fat, … Read More

You’re prone to cancer if you live in one of these areas

cancer, heart disease, cancerMost of us know that there are certain risk factors associated with cancers. Smoking, for one thing, is linked to a higher risk of lung cancer, while the use of tanning beds raises the risk of skin cancer.

But a new study is now suggesting that poverty may have something to do with certain types of cancer, too…. Read More

Try gargling with lemonade to quit smoking

smoking, quit smokingAs anyone who is a smoker can tell you, once the habit gets its claws into you, it becomes nearly impossible to shake.

In fact, the idea of quitting can be so discouraging  the “quick and easy” method is anything but and further attempts to kick the habit can result in failure. The addiction can make you … Read More

Why your friends are more important than you know

heath, social, people, healthMy husband was at a conference recently about communications and what people really want to know about (when information is instantaneous in our digital age). He works in public relations – which means he’s good at talking his way out of unloading the dishwasher and putting away the laundry because of other “pressing” matters, and we are evenly … Read More

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