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Brain Health Needs A Healthy Lifestyle

Posted on July 6th, 2015

At a certain age, memory seems to start slip-sliding away as dates, names, even words often go missing.  My excuse always is that I have too much information clogging my brain waves and, like my home computer, my storage capacity is on overload.  There actually is research comparing the brain to a computer with a massive amount of information... Read More...

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Better with Age

Posted on March 30th, 2015

WebMD.com posted a piece entitled “50 is the New 40.”  The fact is, we’re all much younger in body, mind and spirit than our parents’ generation….by at least ten years,... Read More...

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Don’t Have A Stroke

Posted on May 13th, 2014

May is National Stroke Awareness Month but it’s important to be aware of this insidious ailment every month.  I will always carry the guilt of not recognizing the symptoms and calling 911 when... Read More...

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Dr. Oz & Healthy Living

Posted on May 1st, 2013

Dr. Oz is everywhere – TV, bookstores, radio, online, magazines, radio.  That’s probably a good thing since we all have access to him – and he’s believable.  A cardiothoracic... Read More...

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Go Red for A Healthy Heart

Posted on February 6th, 2013

Heart disease is the leading killer of women in America. 

Every 90 seconds a woman in the U.S.  has a heart attack. 

These are frightening statistics but critically important to be... Read More...

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Five Tips For A Long, Healthy Life

Posted on January 30th, 2013

Who doesn’t want a long life – one that’s healthy and strong?  We’ve made it this far and with luck, and some good lifestyle habits, we’ve still got a long way to go. ... Read More...

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Dr. Oz on Taking Action

Posted on September 12th, 2012

Dr. Oz points out the difference between “Deciding” and “Doing” in the current September 17 issue of Time Magazine.  It’s like the Nike slogan, “Just Do It.” ... Read More...

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The Gall of It All!

Posted on September 10th, 2012

I’m very fortunate to have been blessed with good health.  Thanks for the genes, Mom.  So it was quite a surprise when I landed in the Emergency Room with a renegade gallstone.  That happens... Read More...

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Treat Yourself to A Colonscopy

Posted on March 14th, 2012

You’ve worked hard to live a good life. You’ve taken care of yourself, tried to watch your diet, exercise, drink water, and take your vitamins. But have you had your colonscopy lately?

Colorectal... Read More...

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Can Happiness Be Spontaneous?

Posted on February 29th, 2012

If you’re a fan of Andrew Weil, you probably know he has a new book out – Spontaneous Happiness – addressing emotional wellness, or the lack of such in our crazy 21st century civilization. ... Read More...

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Go Red – Feb 3

Posted on January 30th, 2012

February 3rd was  “National Wear Red Day” and women everywhere – throughout the month – will be wearing red dresses, scarves, shoes, or bikinis as a reminder to all that heart... Read More...