20-Second Brain Health Test

Try to balance on one leg for 20 seconds. Sounds easy right? Maybe not so much for some people. The authors of a study published in Stroke developed a simple, low-cost test for brain health: balance on one leg...

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Living Life to The Fullest

In most cases, you are only as old as you feel. Many people are kids at heart, even in their eighties. Interestingly, one study shows that those who feel younger than they really are, live longer.   The Journal...

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10 Minute Brisk Walk for Healthy Joints

For people who live with arthritis, getting up, and moving can seem like a daunting task. Some fear that physical activity will cause their pain to worsen. Researchers are finding the opposite is true. Can the right kind of...

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Nutty is Healthy

Nuts have many health benefits and are packed full of fiber and nutrients. They can help boost metabolism and even help someone lose a pound or two. A team of researchers from The Pennsylvania State University and Harvard School...

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Chamomile Tea for Anxiety

Ah, there’s nothing like a cup of hot chamomile tea to soothe the nerves. Chamomile has been used medicinally for thousands of years and was known by ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian cultures. It is usually made into a...

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Fitness Tracker for Heart Monitoring

Wrist-worn smart watches and fitness monitors have become widely adopted by consumers and are gaining increased attention from researchers. While accuracy of chest strap, electrode-based HR monitors have been confirmed, research shows that fitness trackers may not be the...

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Early Bird or Night Owl

Most people identify as either an early bird (or a lark) or a night owl.  The classic night owl seems to function better in the latter part of the day, whereas, the early bird jumps up at the crack...

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Is It Time?

People are living longer today than ever before. According to the US Census Bureau, people age 65 and older will represent over 18 percent of the population by the year 2030, almost double that of today. While living longer...

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