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Improve your health by starting with one simple change

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Improve your health by starting with one simple change

Source:  Harvard Health News Resolving to try something for a week, such as walking or eating more vegetables, may soon turn into a lifestyle change you can sustain. Starting on the path to better health can feel overwhelming. The thought of trying to make a big change in your diet, weight, or exercise may seem drastic or unrealistic—particularly if you try to tackle them all at once. But like any journey, all it takes to get going is just one step. “There is a lot of power in starting slow and small. The little changes add up,” says Dr. Michael Craig Miller, an assistant...

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The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop

Source:  New York Times / Todd Balf / DISABILITY  / MARCH 1, 2017 “You’re sort of in between, aren’t you?” an old friend asked me recently. She’d been through it all with me — my diagnosis of a rare spine cancer two years ago, the radical multistage surgery, the long rehab stint, the longer convalescence at home, and the eventual finding that I’d suffered a complication in surgery that caused a spinal cord injury and what will probably be permanent paraplegia. My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t. What my friend...

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A stronger heart may keep your brain young

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on A stronger heart may keep your brain young

POSTED FEBRUARY 24, 2016, 9:00 AM Source:  Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter You probably know that regular exercise offers a wealth of benefits for your body, like staving off excess weight and chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. But mounting evidence suggests that exercise is also good for your brain. A study published in the journal Neurology links better cardiovascular fitness to improved thinking skills in older adults. The findings add to our understanding of how exercise benefits the brain, which seems to stem from several possible mechanisms, says...

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Taking Baby Steps to Get Off the Couch

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Taking Baby Steps to Get Off the Couch

Source:  New York Times / By JOHN OTIS / JANUARY 30, 2017 If there is one thing Elaine Fludgate wants to emphasize, it is that she is not the neediest. Nope, not her. What she is, she said, is the luckiest, the most grateful: She was caught before she actually fell through the cracks. For 40 years, Ms. Fludgate, 62, has lived on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Her most recent job was as an administrator for the Kimmel Center for University Life at New York University, where in 2013 she was a recipient of the college’s Give-a-Violet Award for outstanding work. She had a loving partner,...

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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on People who feel younger at heart live longer

Source:  CNN / Jen Christensen / Updated 2:21 PM ET, Thu April 16, 2015 Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life. If those fibbers truly believe that they are younger than what it says on their birth certificate, a new study shows they are among a group of people who have a lower death rate. That’s compared with those who felt their age or who even feel older than their years.  . To view the entire article, please click here...

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