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What you still don’t know about breast cancer

What you still don’t know about breast cancer

The topic of breast cancer can feel familiar — from October walks to pink ribbons, Americans know breast cancer. That is, until you or a loved one is diagnosed.   Suddenly,…

Silent stroke is not so silent

Silent stroke is not so silent

Silent strokes, ones that happen in your brain without you even knowing, can lead to full-blown strokes as well as cognitive impairment and dementia. The most common depiction of a…

Steps to keep your feet looking and feeling their youngest

Steps to keep your feet looking and feeling their youngest

You exercise regularly, eat well, maintain an active lifestyle and take your medications as prescribed every day. You’re doing everything you can to age gracefully and beautifully, but are you…

5 tips to keep your cellphone running smoothly

5 tips to keep your cellphone running smoothly

We all love the convenience of modern cellphones. They’re so much more than just phones – they’ve become our cameras, calendars, mailboxes, entertainment consoles and internet browsers. But all those…

8 rousing reasons to put a hearing test at the top of your ‘done’ list

8 rousing reasons to put a hearing test at the top of your ‘done’ list

Of all the life hacks for better living, taking care of your hearing is among the smartest – and it yields an incredible ROI. In short, getting a hearing test…

5 ways Americans unite to help one another

5 ways Americans unite to help one another

It seems as though there’s a lot of disagreement in our country these days. Political parties not only argue with each other, but they also fight within their ranks. Turn on…

The truth about Alzheimer’s: early detection makes a difference

The truth about Alzheimer’s: early detection makes a difference

It’s the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, affects more than 5 million Americans and one out of every three seniors will die from it. Yet misconceptions surround…

The right way to wash your workout gear

The right way to wash your workout gear

If you’re finding more stains on your clothes because the weather is warming up, you’re not alone. You may find yourself doing more loads of laundry during the summer, when…

Seniors with diabetes: Are you making the most of your Medicare benefits?

Seniors with diabetes: Are you making the most of your Medicare benefits?

One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. Fortunately, diabetes-related vision loss is largely preventable with regular care.…

Nursing shortage creates career opportunities at senior living communities

Nursing shortage creates career opportunities at senior living communities

With nearly 8 million Americans still unemployed, it may be difficult to imagine a labor shortage is on the horizon. Yet many labor experts predict the health care industry is…

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