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5 Ways To Avoid A Stroke

5 Ways To Avoid A Stroke

Sadly, every year about 140,000 Americans die as a result of a stroke. What’s more, strokes are also the leading cause of serious long-term disability. You’ve likely heard how you can reduce your risk by controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol, losing excess weight, not smoking and getting regular exercise. However, researchers have discovered five other steps that may help reduce the risk of stroke.

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6 Ways To Promote Brain Health

What does the White House have to do with promoting brain health? It turns out plenty, as the White House Conference on Aging recently hosted a webinar on Healthy Brains. The hour-long program featured experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes on Health and the Administration for Community.

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Four Natural Ways to Combat Constipation

There’s no doubt about it, constipation is an embarrassing topic as no one wants to admit to being a bit backed up! Still, all of us suffer from this ailment from time to time. It’s particularly common with pregnant women and if when taking certain medications.

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Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.

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3 Ways To See The Glass Half Full

3 Ways To See The Glass Half Full

Study after study has concluded that optimists tend to live longer. Not a half-full kind of person? Don’t despair, pessimism isn’t heredity. In fact, it’s something that can be changed in as little as a week, according to Prevention magazine.

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5 Simple Stress Busters

5 Simple Stress Busters

Perhaps you think you’ve heard everything there is to be said about stress. Indeed, stress is so common in the U.S. that it causes three-quarters of us to experience physical and psychological issues on a regular basis. What might be surprising is that not many of us actually take measures to reduce stress. Try out these simple and quick ways to cut down on stress.

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4 Ways To Beat Stress Fast

4 Ways To Beat Stress Fast

Whether you are a yoga instructor or an air traffic controller, you can’t eliminate stress completely from your life. Stress triggers your body’s fight or flight response; your adrenaline starts pumping, your heart beats faster and blood pressure soars.

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Top Six Ways To Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Top Six Ways To Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a magic bullet that stopped your risk of cancer in its tracks? Unfortunately, there is no such thing, but researchers are learning more and more each day. The American Institute for Cancer Prevention and World Cancer Research Fund recently released a report with recommendations for cancer prevention.

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