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Finding Health Clues in Social Media

Finding Health Clues in Social Media

Generally speaking, people use social media for… well, social reasons. But what if your social media footprint could reveal key information about your health? According to the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, this could very well ...

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Exercising During Menopause

Exercising During Menopause

The onset of menopause is not something many women look forward to. Menopausal symptoms can last for several years, and may include everything from hot flashes to sleeping difficulties to painful sex. Despite these challenges, it is still possible for ...

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The Importance of Protein Past Fifty

The Importance of Protein Past Fifty

Even if you’re not trying to bulk up, protein should still account for a specific portion of your diet. Adult women need about 46 grams of protein per day, whereas males aged eighteen and up need 56 grams. Our bodies’ ...

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The Health Threats Faced by Veteran Caregivers

The Health Threats Faced by Veteran Caregivers

Caring for a veteran living with the after effects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is obviously a demanding task. In fact, this responsibility could be so stressful that it may leave a lasting mark on the body’s health. Studying ...

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The Importance of Physical Activity for Older Adults

The Importance of Physical Activity for Older Adults

For some older individuals, it may seem that exercise yields very little in the way of health-related benefits. Because of this perceived lack of payoff, some entrenched couch potatoes may jump to the conclusion that physical activity is pointless. Despite ...

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Is Meditation the Key to a Happier Life?

Is Meditation the Key to a Happier Life?

Book Review:10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story Author: Dan Harris 237 pages, itbooks, $25.99   Without question, 10% Happier: How I Tamed ...

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Hip Fractures: Another Concern for MS Patients?

Hip Fractures: Another Concern for MS Patients?

For the hundreds of thousands of Americans with multiple sclerosis (MS), life can often be especially difficult. A type of autoimmune disorder, MS can induce a wide range of symptoms, such as limb numbness and weakness, double/blurred vision, tremors, fatigue ...

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