11 Myths About Skin Cancer

11 Myths About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer affects more people than any other type of cancer. And because it’s such a “commonplace” cancer, you may not worry about it very often. People tend to think of skin cancer as no big deal. This disease isn’t harmless, though. It can do real damage. It’s...

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The Perils (& Positives!) of Being Left-handed

The Perils (& Positives!) of Being Left-handed

Left-handed people die sooner than their righty counterparts, correct? Nope, not so fast! Luckily for all the lefties out there, current research is busting the myth that left-handers are doomed to earlier deaths. There are fewer lefties among older generations...

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How to Assemble a Proper First Aid Kit

How to Assemble a Proper First Aid Kit

Accidents happen. You take a tumble down the stairs late at night, your kids get a bad bug bite while playing in the woods, or an ambitious kitchen concoction gets the better of you.  From twisted ankles to deeper-than-expected cuts, life presents a wide...

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Travel Tips for a Post-Vax Summer

Travel Tips for a Post-Vax Summer

As the school year winds down, the weather warms up and the end of the last year’s health crisis looms ever more brightly on the horizon, Americans are starting to look forward to possible vacations. If you’re among those looking forward to a more typical summer this...

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9 Easy, Low-Cost Date Nights for Summer

9 Easy, Low-Cost Date Nights for Summer

You've heard the expression "Happy wife, happy life," right? Although it sounds a little silly -- and maybe more than a little sexist -- there's actually some truth to the idea behind it. People with happy spouses, in fact, tend to live longer.  If you want to...

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You Think What You Eat

You Think What You Eat

You are what you eat, right?  Well, actually, yeah -- to some extent, anyway. It turns out there's quite a connection between how you fuel your body and how your brain works. That means the right diet could help support your mental wellness. On the flip side,...

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How to Build a Better Senior Community

How to Build a Better Senior Community

May is Older Americans Month. And for 2021, the Administration for Community Living has chosen "Communities of Strength" as the theme. If you're a senior with a strong community around you, then you may feel right at home with this theme. Not everyone is so lucky,...

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Is It Time for a Second Opinion?

Is It Time for a Second Opinion?

You've just left your doctor's office, and the news isn’t great. Or it’s not so bad, but you’re not sure. You feel unsettled, confused -- maybe even like you disagree with the doctor. But she’s a doctor. She knows what she’s talking about. Right? While you could take...

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What to Expect When You Go For Allergy Testing

What to Expect When You Go For Allergy Testing

For some people, allergies are a manageable nuisance. You take a daily over-the-counter drug and go about your business.  But for others, allergies can take a huge toll, impacting everything from day-to-day activities to overall quality of life. You might...

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