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It’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to ...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Health | Nutrition

 Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults.

Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Health | Healthy Lifestyle

Research shows that happiness can improve your life substantially, and that unhappiness sets you up for less success and poorer health. Happier people are ...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Health | Healthy Lifestyle


It's that time of year: The clock has turned back, Halloween is over, stores are preparing for the holidays and our diets go by the wayside.

Farewell, bikinis and salads. Hello, big sweaters and comfort food....Read Full Article


 You recognize the signs of a slow decline to boring school lunches and snacks. You see the signs in the same shopping list, the lack of interest on your child's face when you run through the list of options and snacks that stick around in their lunch bag...Read Full Article


Today's adults are living longer, healthier lives, due in part to better fitness and nutrition. With the number of Americans 65 and older expected to represent more than...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Fitness | Health | Healthy Lifestyle


Challenge your mind and body to sharpen your thinking skills!

My friend Betty is one of the most impressive seniors I’ve ever known. At 88, her voice is strong and her heart is young, and she seems to...Read Full Article

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 These 7 easy activities and tips will keep you in tip-top shape all season long.

The air is crisp, the apples are crunchy, and the leaves are a brilliant array of reds, yellows, and oranges. As you dig up your sweaters and put away your swimsuits and sandals, it’s also a good time to re-...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Health | Healthy Lifestyle


As autumn sets in and temperatures drop, many of us are facing challenges, including work and school schedules, and soon holiday-related tasks. In reaction, we often experience "stress triggers" (like work pressure,...Read Full Article

Filed Under: Health | Healthy Lifestyle