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​ Exercise alters brain chemistry in elderly

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When elderly people stay active, their brains have more of a class of proteins that enhances the connections between neurons to maintain healthy cognition, a UC San Francisco study has found...


We have nothing for you

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Each year on January 16th, people across the nation recognize National Nothing Day. The observance was created as a day to provide Americans with one National Day when they can just sit with...


Emotional self-care in the new year

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Many people make resolutions in the new year to improve their physical health. Now is also the time to make some resolutions to improve your emotional health. As the new year begins, ask you...


​ Clear out the clutter

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January is a great time to gather what you are not planning to use and pass it along to someone who will. Whether it is blankets, coats or old appliances that may have been replaced by a...


​ Mouthwatering foods for dry winter skin

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You can help treat dry, winter skin by choosing foods that can restore your skin’s moisture.Your skin normally keeps itself well-protected with a layer of naturally occurring fats and oi...


​ Easy diet tip: Drink water

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If you are working to maintain your New Year’s resolution of sticking to a diet, here’s an easy tip: drinking plenty of water can help you lose weight. Some evidence suggests that increa...


​ Aspirin cautions: benefit-to-risk, not age

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Recent guidelines have restricted aspirin use in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease to patients under 70, and more recent guidance to patients under 60. Yet, the risks of heart...


It’s Sunday Supper Day

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National Sunday Supper Day encourages families to gather around the table, enjoy a meal and a conversation together each year on the second Sunday in January. This Sunday Funday,you can ...


​ Avoid the winter blahs with Vitamin D

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People who develop mild depression during the winter months may have insufficient levels of vitamin D. Research investigating this association suggests that daily intake of 4,000 IU of v...


Pick up something new

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Make 2022 the year you finally do what you have been wanting to do for years. Whether you pick up a paint brush, a scrap book, or a journal make some time to get creative – and make it a...


​ Join a yoga class

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Some people exercise to relieve stress; others to build strength and increase flexibility. Yoga can do both. If you are looking for a mindful workout, consider these benefits of yoga: ...


Curb your appetite with Fiber

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If you are looking for ways to boost your commitment to eat less calories in 2022, try adding fiber to your diet. Soluble fiber has several favorable effects. Because it forms gels in wa...


​ Cut out some calories this year

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Loosing excess weight really centers around one thing — calories. Despite all the diet strategies out there, weight management still comes down to the calories you take in versus those you b...


Move over 2022

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Study after study has shown that sitting for an extended period each day can make us fat and increases our risk of serious health complications. If you are like millions of others, you h...


Dietary fiber improves outcomes for melanoma patients

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Melanoma patients receiving therapy that makes it easier for their immune system to kill cancer cells respond to treatment better when their diet is rich in fiber, according to a large, ...


National Science Fiction Day

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National Science Fiction Day promotes the celebration of science fiction as a genre, its creators, history, and various media, too. On January 2nd annually, millions of science fiction f...


Rid yourself of toxic people

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As we ring in the new year and focus on our resolutions, you may consider who you are bringing with you into 2022 and re-examine their place in your life. Toxic relationships can come in...


Write down those resolutions

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It’s time to bring 2021 to a close and hope for a better 2022. Today, on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to sit down and imagine a better version of yourself during the coming year. Wha...


New Year’s Meditation

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Here’s a mindful way to start the new year: By recalling the highs and lows of 2021 and focusing your attention and emotions, you can bring a sense of closure as well and embrace anew be...


Start the new year with these groceries

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All nutritionists agree that the best place to start a diet is at the grocery store. What you buy determines what meals you will prepare, what snacks you will reach for and how many calo...


Tips To Reach Your New Year’s Fitness Goals

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You have the new training shoes, the matching warm-ups and a fancy new water bottle. Now the only thing left is to actually use them. Here are a few tips to get you going in 2022. Sou...


​ Improving drug options for colorectal cancer patients

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Patients with colorectal cancer were among the first to receive targeted therapies. These drugs aim to block the cancer-causing proteins that trigger out-of-control cell growth while sparing...


See the light

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It’s the day after Christmas and some of the excitement has worn off. It’s a perfect night to jump in the car and take your family for a drive. Check out a new neighborhood and enjoy eve...


Missing loved ones during the holidays

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It is natural to miss loved ones during the holidays. For some, missing a deceased parent or spouse becomes particularly difficult at Christmas time. How you choose to cope with the feel...

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