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Low-fat, low-carb, or Mediterranean: which diet is right for you?

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from Harvard Health – Losing weight sometimes takes some experimenting. If you give a diet your best shot and it doesn’t work for long, maybe it wasn’t the right one for you, your metabolism, or your situation. Your genes, your family, your...
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Your Liver Delivers

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from NIH – Your liver works hard to protect your health. It’s a rugged, strong organ. But certain things—like alcohol, drugs, viruses, and excess weight—can damage it. You may not even realize when your liver is struggling, because liver disease...
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6 Ways You Can Prepare to “ Age Well ”

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from Harvard Health – You’re probably already doing a lot to ensure that you stay in good health and are able to enjoy your later years: eating right, exercising, getting checkups and screenings as recommended by your doctor. But it also makes sense...
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A Woman’s Guide to Stroke Prevention

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from Forbes – by Alice G. Walton - A new guideline published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke focuses on preventing stroke in the more stroke-prone sex: Women. Though the risk factors for stroke are in large part similar for women and...
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Maybe I Got Away With One

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Submitted by AMAC Member, Lee Frank, Florida - After sitting here thinking about it, I feel absolutely amazing!  It is less than two weeks since the operation and I only have a few aches and pains, but here I am.   What operation? Open Heart Surgery.  Oh,...
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Control Dust Mites, Control Allergy Symptoms

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from Harvard Health – Whatever your allergy treatment plan — from allergy shots to medications — you should know your triggers and take steps to avoid them. Dust mites are common — and plentiful — allergens. Fortunately, there is a lot you can...
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Cleveland Clinic Researchers Discover New Brain Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s

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CLEVELAND, Ohio— Cleveland Clinic researchers have identified a brain protein that may play a key role in the memory loss associated with Alzheimers disease, according to a study published online Sunday in the journal Nature Neuroscience. The discovery,...
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Attention: All Medicare Beneficiaries

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There is still time to switch back to original Medicare and get a stand Alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. The last day to make changes during the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period is February 14th, 2014 Are you wondering if you made the right...
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7 Ways to Snack Smarter

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from Harvard Health – Have you upgraded your snacks in the interest of more healthful eating? Perhaps you’ve traded in your afternoon candy bar for an energy bar or have become a fan of baked potato chips or fat-free ice cream. Maybe you’re willing...
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Avoiding Anemia – Boost Your Red Blood Cells

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If you’re feeling constantly exhausted and sluggish, you might have a condition called anemia. Anemia is a common blood disorder that many people develop at some point in their lives. Many types of anemia are mild and short term. But the condition can...
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