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How Older Drivers Can Drive Safe

How Older Drivers Can Drive Safe

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your risk of being involved in a fatal automotive crash starts to increase after age 70. The reasons behind this pattern often involve deteriorating vision, coordination and reaction time. Despite these ...

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Keeping the Brain Young… with Exercise?

Keeping the Brain Young… with Exercise?

Generally speaking, people start to exercise for two reasons – to build up muscle mass, or to shed unwanted pounds. According to a 2016 study, physical activity might also prove useful for the minds of older adults. This research comes ...

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Are Your Children Overeating?

Are Your Children Overeating?

Childhood obesity has increased dramatically over the last several decades – by latest count, over 17 percent percent of children aged six to eleven qualify as obese. This trend can largely be attributed to poor eating habits among young Americans. ...

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A Surprise Benefit of Having Kids – Slower Aging?

A Surprise Benefit of Having Kids – Slower Aging?

At first glance, it might seem as if having multiple children could be quite taxing to the body’s health. Children require endless hours of care and supervision, particularly when they are young. But suppose that women with multiple offspring actually ...

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Stemming the Tide of Aging

Aging just doesn’t effect visible parts of the body – our cells also take a beating from Father Time. This fact is especially true of stem cells found within muscles. But suppose that it was possible to take years of ...

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Obesity – A Global Problem

Obesity – A Global Problem

Much has been written of America’s long struggle with obesity. Unfortunately, the United States’ is far from the only country to struggle with this problem, as obesity is now a worldwide epidemic. Facts and Figures 711 million – according to ...

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Why Do We Get Old? Blame Your Genes

Why Do We Get Old? Blame Your Genes

Like death and taxes, aging is an unavoidable fact of life. Regardless of how well you take care of yourself, time will eventually take its toll on the body’s health. In early 2016, a team of researchers from the University ...

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