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How to protect yourself against epidemics

antibiotics, bacteriaI’ve seen enough end-of-the-world movies to know that we could be wiped out by serious infection. Whether it’s a deadly flu epidemic or bronchial infection – that can be harder on elderly people because of aging immune systems – serious contagious illness seems far more likely to me than hostile aliens blowing up the planet.

I’m not trying … Read More

Why it’s so important to get a second opinion

disease, symptomsYou’re not feeling well for quite some time so you decide to see a doctor. You explain your symptoms, they run some tests and you end up, eventually, with a diagnosis. You start taking medications and treatments but find they don’t really seem to be working.

What could the problem be? Is your illness just too severe?

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Seniors, your habits may be ruining your health

health, habitsIt’s easy to fall into a habit. Every day, doing the same thing can be a comfort.

It could be anything from tying your left shoe before your right to having a boiled egg and toast for breakfast. These are the things that we feel safe doing and that make us who we are. Seniors, especially, when they’re … Read More

These common food combinations could be making you sick

digestion, proteinIt is very common to eat several different food groups together when we eat our meals.

Most of us are trying to make an effort to balance our diet by including protein, fruits and vegetables, and grains and other good starches. However, striking the right balance can be tricky.

There are certain foods that digest very differently and … Read More

Scientists say this therapy works best for memory problems…

161145970If you have ever tried to find your way around a high-tech device and not been quite sure what to do, there is a good reason you should keep trying to figure it out.

A new study from the University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for Vital Longevity has revealed that challenging older adults with seldom or never-before-tried … Read More

5 old wives’ tales put to the test

health tips, treamentCalling something an “old wives’ tale” isn’t usually seen as a compliment – rather, it’s meant to be dismissive.

But considering how long some of these tales have endured, perhaps there is something to them after all. You may have heard these from your own mother or grandmother way back when…

Here are five popular health tips that … Read More

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