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1. Building the Active Body

Aging Strong and Gracefully
If you’re concerned about how old you look or how old you feel, you might be tempted to search for the fountain of youth in anti-aging supplements, face creams, or spa treatments. In truth, two of the most effective—and inexpensive—things you can do to hold on to

Common but Lesser Known Sleep Disorders

Most people are familiar with insomnia (the inability to fall or stay asleep), and sleep apnea (a disorder of obstructed breathing that interrupts sleep). These are just two of many sleep disorders that can rob you of needed rest. Quality sleep is essential for good health. We all need our

Looking for an Energy Boost?

Looking for an Energy Boost?

There’s no shortage of drinks, foods, and supplements promising a quick burst of energy. Problem is most give you a jolt and follow with an energy crash. An occasional extra cup of coffee may not be harmful, but if you’re constantly reaching for a sudden energy boost, it’s time to

How to Use a Calorie Counter

How to Use a Calorie Counter

What’s the best way to lose weight? Nutritionists often recommend reducing the number of calories consumed. As such, an online calorie counter can be extremely helpful. Today’s technology—computers, the Internet, smartphones—helps make calorie-counting an easy task.
One key to counting calories is to use reliable sources of information. Equally important

1. Causes of Depression

It is becoming increasingly obvious that there is no simple answer to the question, what causes depression? Is it your brain? Your genes? Your thought patterns? Your life experiences? Likely, it’s all of the above and more.
How the Brain Works
To better understand what causes depression, it helps to have a

Effective Insomnia Cures: 4 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

Effective Insomnia Cures: 4 Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep

Insomnia means you have a problem falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. Regardless of your sleeping issues, finding insomnia cures that work for you is vital.
Poor sleep not only can cause irritability and make it difficult to concentrate, but it can contribute to more serious problems, increasing your odds

‘Fractured’ Sleep = Trouble for the Brain

Trouble falling asleep, frequent nighttime awakenings, and waking too early in the morning may do more than cause frustration and fatigue. Recent research suggests that these types of sleep disturbance may actu-ally cause shrinkage of the brain—often a sign of cognitive decline.

WHAT YOU CAN DO
The following strategies may help reduce

The Doctor Will See You (via Computer) Now

Telemedicine got its start about 40 years ago in order to bring medical services to underserved patients in remote areas in the United States and worldwide. Today, it’s integrated across the spectrum of healthcare from hospitals to physicians, those in private practice, home healthcare services, and health insurance companies.

The American

Tools You Can Use to Compensate for Memory Impairment

It’s estimated that 5.4 million Americans currently have Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to the Alzheimer’s Association, and the numbers are expected to climb steadily as the baby-boomer generation reaches age 70 and beyond.

Usually, the first symptom of AD is memory problems that go beyond occasional forgetfulness. In the early stages

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