The 6 Ways to Protect Your Back When Caring for an Older Loved One

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Before any commercial airplane takes off, the chief flight attendant makes the same, FAA-mandated announcement about passenger safety techniques that are to be followed during the flight. One of those...

A Recipe (Make That 5 Recipes!) for Bone and Joint Health

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The food that supplies the fuel to power the human body can also help to repair it. This is true for all parts of this amazing mechanism – from the skin to critical organs such as the heart and lungs ...

Are You Ready to Take a Hike? Here’s How to Stay Safe.

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Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. ~ John Muir On a beautiful, warm spring morning, with a vast expanse of a green meadow below dappled in sunlight and the only sound...

The 3 Ways Yoga Can Keep You Flexible and Pain Free

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The practice of yoga has been used to help people feel better – physically, mentally and emotionally – for more than 5,000 years. It started in ancient India and was passed down orally and (eventually...

Ready to Hit the Tennis Court? Here are 3 Common (But Painful!) Injuries to Avoid

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Whether playing singles or doubles, tennis is a great way to maintain health, fitness, strength, and agility. It can be played as a sport or as a recreational activity with friends and family, and it ...

The Unique Challenges for Women Golfers – Here are 5 Ways to Avoid Injury and Play Better

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As one of the “lifetime” sports, such as tennis, jogging, and cycling, golf is one of the most popular among both genders. The Professional Golf Association and other sources estimate that...

Advice from a Neurosurgeon on Reducing Post-Surgery Brain Fuzziness

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Surgeons in all medical specialties have long pondered how the aging brain responds to anesthesia and surgery. In many cases, among patients of all age groups, there is often a minor cognitive decline...

Wear and Tear on Your Joints: 5 Factors to Consider

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For several years, joint replacements have been the most common elective surgeries in the United States. It appears those numbers will continue to grow. At a recent meeting of the American Academy of ...

‘Tis the Season for Accidents: 4 Ways to Keep Your Holidays Healthy

4 Ways to Keep Your Holidays Healthy

The holiday season is upon us again, and while joy and happiness abound, there are potential “Grinches” hiding everywhere in the form of potential accidents. From Hanukkah, (December 12 – 20), to Chri...