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Healthy eating at holiday parties? It’s possible

Healthy eating at holiday parties? It’s possible

The holidays bring a lot of temptations from every direction if dieting or watching your weight. Holiday parties and get-togethers can be a healthful-eating challenge. Caught up in conversation among…

Homeowners liable for snow and ice control

Homeowners liable for snow and ice control

Whenever it snows, it is common to see shopping center employees and business owners out and about clearing pathways, parking spaces and entrances of snow and ice. But this isn’t…

Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving

Tips for helping reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s caregiving

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. The caregiving needs of people living with Alzheimer’s are not only often more extensive, but are…

Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

Stopping at Nothing: A 69-Year-Old BMX Racer Overcomes Her Joint Pain

Ever since her 20s, Kittie Weston-Knauer had experienced osteoarthritis (OA) pain in her hips and knees, but it never stopped her from staying active. In her 40s, she even picked…

50+: Can these be the best years of your life?

50+: Can these be the best years of your life?

“You can be one of those people who live in the past and relive the glory days, but I’m living the best days of my life now,” said Bill, a…

Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain.…

Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

Pets help seniors stay healthier and happier, wherever they live, studies show

French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors.…

Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start

Looking for balance? Fighting fatigue? Your diet might be a place to start

Adults today are constantly searching for balance in life. While balance can be broadly defined, in simple terms it is rooted in equal proportions. The human body demands an equilibrium…

Take precautions in the heat – lifesaving tips

Take precautions in the heat – lifesaving tips

From tornadoes and floods to hail and lightning storms, the United States experiences a broad array of extreme weather. Fatalities do occur, but many people are surprised to learn that…

Pancreatic cancer: Know your family, know your risk

Pancreatic cancer: Know your family, know your risk

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers, with a mere 29 percent one-year survival rate. In 2016, pancreatic cancer became the third leading cause of cancer death in…

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