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Never Too Late For Fitness Training Advises 93-Year-Old

93-Year-Old Willa Asbornsen says it is never too late to begin fitness training. She resolved five years ago to move out of her nursing home and live alone. She starting working out with a personal trainer to insure her . . . → Read More: Never Too Late For Fitness Training Advises 93-Year-Old

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80 Years Old Does Not Have to Be Old!

80-Year-Old John Pistone stays in tremendous shape by working out daily. He is living proof you do not have to be old and 80. In fact, he is in better shape than many who are decades younger. When . . . → Read More: 80 Years Old Does Not Have to Be Old!

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80-Year-Old Runner Still Competing in 10K Events

80-Year-old Derek Porter has run 16 marathons and more than 100 half-marathons. He runs up to five times a week and still competes in 10k races. He took up running when he was about 40. Watch Jeremy Winter’s interview . . . → Read More: 80-Year-Old Runner Still Competing in 10K Events

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Still Having Fun and over 100 Years Old

Dorothy Custer demonstrates one of the secrets of her longevity to Jay Leno. It’s comedy! She has appeared twice on “The Tonight Show.” As a teacher some years ago, she found a better reaction from her students if she . . . → Read More: Still Having Fun and over 100 Years Old

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Combatting Age With Exercise

93-Year-old Dr. Charles Eugster took up bodybuilding at age 87. He is a 3-times world champion in master’s fitness events. From his blog on Facebook: “For young adults, strength and increase in muscle mass may not be a priority . . . → Read More: Combatting Age With Exercise

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The 100-Meter Dash For 90-Year-Olds!

94-Year-old Emiel Pauwels and 95-year-old Ilmari Koppinen compete in the 100-meter dash. A surprising victory! Watch »   See More Stories of Inspiring Seniors on . . . → Read More: The 100-Meter Dash For 90-Year-Olds!

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108-Year-Old Blogger

108-Year-old Olive Riley was believed to have been the world’s oldest blogger. She began her blog at the age of 107 and continued until her passing at age 108. According to Wikipedia, Ruth Hamilton of Orlando, Florida was later . . . → Read More: 108-Year-Old Blogger

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New Study Finds Link Between Processed Meats and Early Death

A large new study of half a million people across Europe, published in the medical journal BMC Medicine, has found that people who regularly eat processed meats (ham, bacon, hot dogs, salami, some sausages, and ready-to-eat packaged meats) appear . . . → Read More: New Study Finds Link Between Processed Meats and Early Death

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70-Year-Old Is the Oldest Man to Swim the English Channel

Roger Allsopp, at 70 years old, broke the World Record as the oldest man to swim the 21 nautical mile English Channel. The retired breast cancer surgeon did so in under 18 hours beating the previous slightly younger world . . . → Read More: 70-Year-Old Is the Oldest Man to Swim the English Channel

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Longevity Secrets from an 82-Year-Old Ironman

82-Year-Old Ironman, Lew Hollander, recommends “going anaerobic” with an exercise program every day, rather than taking supplements. Check with your doctor before undertaking any exercise program. Watch »   See More Stories of Inspiring Seniors on . . . → Read More: Longevity Secrets from an 82-Year-Old Ironman

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Stop the Spread of Viruses and Germs at Home

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article and video are updated from an earlier version that appeared on HelpingYouCare® October 9, 2011. They contain important health and prevention reminders which are particularly relevant as we currently face a widespread flu epidemic in . . . → Read More: Stop the Spread of Viruses and Germs at Home

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Two Exercises to Help Prevent Knee Injuries

Many doctors and physical trainers recommend strengthening all the muscles around the knee, such as quadriceps, hamstrings, and the calf, as a way of helping to prevent knee injuries. Before embarking on any exercise program, consult your doctor first. . . . → Read More: Two Exercises to Help Prevent Knee Injuries

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FDA & USDA Issue Holiday Food Safety and Cooking Tips

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have issued some helpful food safety and cooking tips and resources for the Holidays. Resources from the FDA Among the resources provided via the FDA’s Holiday . . . → Read More: FDA & USDA Issue Holiday Food Safety and Cooking Tips

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New Report on America's Health Rankings Indicates Progress But Troubling Challenges

The United Health Foundation’s released its 22nd annual America’s Health Rankings report on Tuesday, December 11. Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Census Bureau and American Medical Association, the report provides an overview and . . . → Read More: New Report on America’s Health Rankings Indicates Progress But Troubling Challenges

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What is the Right Amount of Medical Treatment?

Minimally disruptive medicine, a new patient-centered health care model, is discussed by Dr. Vitor Montori of the Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. He addresses the issue of what is the least amount of health . . . → Read More: What is the Right Amount of Medical Treatment?

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America's Oldest Sprinter at 95!

95-year-old Ida Keeling set a world sprinting record, running 60 meters in 29.86 seconds. She is 4-foot-6 inches and 83 pounds. She began running when she was 67 and has been running ever since. She trains by lifting weights, . . . → Read More: America’s Oldest Sprinter at 95!

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81-Year-Old Champion Water Skier

Strong, quick and fearless Frances Woofenden from West Palm Beach Florida is also 81 years old! She never tried water skiing until she was 50 years old. She now skis five days a week and is the number one . . . → Read More: 81-Year-Old Champion Water Skier

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When Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

Are dental x-rays dangerous? Is once a year too often? Should you make a risk-benefit analysis next time you’re in the dentist’s office? A new study conducted by researchers at Yale University has found an association between dental x-rays . . . → Read More: When Are Dental X-Rays Necessary?

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New Zealand's Talented 91-Year-Old Singer Olivia Turner

91-Year-Old Olivia Turner is a contestant on New Zealand’s TV show “Got Talent.” When asked whether she was affected by the a series of devastating earthquakes which occurred in New Zealand two years ago, Ms Turner simply answered; ‘Yes, . . . → Read More: New Zealand’s Talented 91-Year-Old Singer Olivia Turner

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The FDA's Role in Reviewing the Safety & Efficacy of Dietary Supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes clear that it does not conduct a pre-market review of dietary supplements. Dietary supplements are not approved by the government for safety and effectiveness before they are marketed. However, Vasilios H. . . . → Read More: The FDA’s Role in Reviewing the Safety & Efficacy of Dietary Supplements

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Guinness World Record Holder for Oldest Gymnast at 86 Years Old

Johanna Quaas was born in 1925, and is Germany’s oldest active gymnast. She retired as a physical education teacher from Leipzig, Germany. Her gymnastic training began when in her 50s. Her first competition was at age 56. She says, . . . → Read More: Guinness World Record Holder for Oldest Gymnast at 86 Years Old

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Guinness World Record Holder for Oldest Yoga Teacher

93 Year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world’s oldest yoga teacher. She says: 

”My doctor when he did the hip replacement said you won’t be able to do this, you won’t be able to do that. I said I don’t . . . → Read More: Guinness World Record Holder for Oldest Yoga Teacher

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90-Year-Old World Record Holder in Pole Vault

Watch Dr. William Bell, world record holder in pole vault in his age group, clear 7 feet, 2 inches! Dr. Bell is 90 years old! He is the father of former Olympic Pole Vaulter, Earl Bell. In this video . . . → Read More: 90-Year-Old World Record Holder in Pole Vault

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Ruth Frith - Oldest Sportswoman of the World (98 years)

Ruth Frith was the oldest woman athlete in the World Masters Games in Sydney in 2009. She participated in the long jump, the triple jump, shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw. She trains six days a . . . → Read More: Ruth Frith – Oldest Sportswoman of the World (98 years)

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What is the Greatest Health Risk?

Which of the following presents the greatest risk to your health? Pesticides on apple skin, drinking hot beverages from a styrofoam cup, microwaves from a cell phone, or sitting 6 hours a day? View this video from ABC News, . . . → Read More: What is the Greatest Health Risk?

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World's Oldest Ballerina/Guiness World Record

Charin Yuthasastrkosol began ballet at age 47. She is now over 80 and in the Guiness Book World Record for Oldest Ballerina. Watch . . . → Read More: World’s Oldest Ballerina/Guiness World Record

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Some Thought For Food: Healthy Restaurant Salads

Some healthy food choice tips when eating out. Watch Consumer Reports check out salads from popular restaurants. »

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A Diet to Extend Life

Former President Bill Clinton, on the David Letterman Show, credits his vegan diet for saving and extending his life. Watch »

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94-Year-Old Does The Quickstep!

Watch Matilda Klein’s Quickstep of skips, hops and runs. You may be surprised! . . . → Read More: 94-Year-Old Does The Quickstep!

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New HBO Documentary, The Weight of The Nation, Explores Causes, Costs of Obesity

A new HBO documentary, The Weight of The Nation, produced by John Hoffman in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), explores the costs and causes of the well-publicized obesity epidemic that is plaguing America and its health . . . → Read More: New HBO Documentary, The Weight of The Nation, Explores Causes, Costs of Obesity

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Heart Disease Reversal

The Rave Diet claims to reverse heart disease, as well as wide range of other diseases, by changing to a plant-based diet. It has been endorsed by doctors from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, who are interviewed–one of whom reversed . . . → Read More: Heart Disease Reversal

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Preventing and Managing Coronary Artery Disease

Watch Michael S. Lauer, M.D. Director, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute »

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Preventing Osteoporosis

Here are some tips on preventing osteoporosis by Cleveland Clinic’s Kristin Kirkpatrick, wellness manager for the Lifestyle 180 program. Watch ShareWik.com »

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A Simple Equation for Heart Health

Dr. Martha Grogan, a cardiologist with the Mayo Clinic and medical editor for the new book Heart Healthy For Life suggests: Eat 5, Move 10, Sleep 8 Watch . . . → Read More: A Simple Equation for Heart Health

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A Healthy Food Habit: Reading the Label

You may by surprised by what you will find! Watch Cleveland Clinic’s Lifestyle 180 Wellness Director, Kristin Kirkpatrick on ShareWIK.com »

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Healthy Cooking: How to Cook a Super Healthy Chicken Salad Veronique

Here’s how to cook a super healthy and super delicious chicken salad veronique from ShareWIKI.com. Watch Jim Perko, Executive Chef at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute . . . → Read More: Healthy Cooking: How to Cook a Super Healthy Chicken Salad Veronique

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Olivia Neubauer - 100-Year-Old Teacher

Olivia Neubauer is still going strong and still in the classroom teaching reading at 100-years old! She started teaching in 1935. Watch this report by NBC News on this remarkable and inspiring woman »   See more Stories of . . . → Read More: Olivia Neubauer – 100-Year-Old Teacher

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Benefits of Weight Training for People Over 50

Fitness guru Nash Jocic advocates weight training for people over 50 to stop or slow down the aging process, increase mobility, and lower the risk of injuries. Watch » Consult your doctor before beginning an exercise . . . → Read More: Benefits of Weight Training for People Over 50

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Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Cold and Flu Season

Watch Cleveland Clinic Nutritionist Kristin Kirkpatrick show ShareWIK.com how to strengthen your immune system during cold and flu season »

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Eating Too Much May Increase Memory Loss in Older People

A new study from the Mayo Clinic suggests that eating too much may double the risk of memory loss in people over 70 years old. Watch study author Yonas E. Geda, M.D., MSc, associate professor of neurology and psychiatry . . . → Read More: Eating Too Much May Increase Memory Loss in Older People

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105-Year-Old Volunteer

A 105-year-old Hollywood, Florida woman has been sorting and delivering mail as a volunteer at Memorial Regional Hospital for the past 38 years. Watch a report by Kerry Sanders, NBC’s Nightly News (starts with a commercial) »   See more . . . → Read More: 105-Year-Old Volunteer

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What Diet is Best for You: Critique of Atkins Diet

In a presentation made at a meeting of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii, George Eisman, Registered Dietitian, offered a critique of the high-protein Atkins Diet, and discussed what foods are best for human health. According to Mr. Eisman, green . . . → Read More: What Diet is Best for You: Critique of Atkins Diet

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Ten Nutritional Myths vs. The Perfect Formula Vegan Diet

In a lecture given at a meeting of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii, by Janice Stanger, Ph.D., presented what she terms “Ten Dangerous Nutritional Myths.” Dr. Sanger is a nutrition expert, author, educator, and speaker, who has a PhD . . . → Read More: Ten Nutritional Myths vs. The Perfect Formula Vegan Diet

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MyPlate Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s nutrition guidelines, now called MyPlate, replaces the food pyramid. Watch Howcast’s video on how to follow the USDA’s recommendations . . . → Read More: MyPlate Dietary Guidelines

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The Importance of Exercise on Brain Health

Physical activity, besides being good for the cardiovascular system, is also thought to have a direct benefit for brain health and greater memory capacity, according to John H. (Jack) Byrne, Ph.D.), Chairman, Department Of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the . . . → Read More: The Importance of Exercise on Brain Health

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How Kathleen Sebelius Stays Fit

Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary, runs early mornings to stay fit and relieve her from the stress of a hectic Washington schedule. She hopes to continue running into her nineties. Watch Runner’s World TV . . . → Read More: How Kathleen Sebelius Stays Fit

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100-Year-Old Man Studying for a Doctorate Degree

Bholaram Das is the oldest student in the world enrolled in a doctorate program. He enrolled for the doctorate program at age 98. In the past he has been a teacher, a lawyer and a judge. Watch . . . → Read More: 100-Year-Old Man Studying for a Doctorate Degree

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Some Vertigo Associated with Migranes

Some dizziness (vertigo) is associated with migrane headaches. If you are experiencing dizziness or headaches, you should see your doctor for a diagnosis and potential treatment. For an introduction, see this video on Migranes and Vertigo, from the Mayo . . . → Read More: Some Vertigo Associated with Migranes

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One Example of an Exercise Program for Seniors

Here is one example of an exercise program for seniors that requires no gym equipment »

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Preventing Disease Through Waist Management

According to Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, watching one’s waist size is more important than watching one’s weight. Watch . . . → Read More: Preventing Disease Through Waist Management

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The Right Foods Can Help Manage Blood Pressure

Dr. Michael Roizen, Division Chair of the Cleveland Clinic, and Anti-aging expert, offers tips on blood pressure management. He cites the more colorful the fruits and vegetables, the lower the blood pressure. Spinach and tomatoes, for example, are great . . . → Read More: The Right Foods Can Help Manage Blood Pressure

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Wellness-Care Now or Illness-Care Later

Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at the Cleveland Clinic, shares tips for healthy living and illness prevention with Lifetime’s “The Balancing Act” host Dr. David Friedman. One tip is avoiding aging foods, such as saturated fats (four-legged animal . . . → Read More: Wellness-Care Now or Illness-Care Later

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100-Year-Old Barber

Now 100 years old, Kenneth Wood is still cutting hair as he has since 1927. He works six days a week: Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm. He has no plans . . . → Read More: 100-Year-Old Barber

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Mindful Living Techniques May Help Caregivers Better Cope With Stress

To better help cope with caregiver stress, The Mayo Clinic offers courses in Mindful Living Techniques. This course teaches the skill of focusing on the present moment, letting go of the past (often associated with depression) as well the . . . → Read More: Mindful Living Techniques May Help Caregivers Better Cope With Stress

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Record Holder as the World's Oldest Bowler at Age 106

Bill Hargrove began bowling in 1924. The United States Bowling Congress in 2007 recognized him as the “Oldest League Bowler in History.” He credits his longevity to not drinking or smoking and keeping fit by bowling. Watch an interview . . . → Read More: Record Holder as the World’s Oldest Bowler at Age 106

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Some Tips for Dealing with Holiday Eating

Why should people watch their holiday eating habits? What are some healthy holiday food choices? What are smart ways people can limit themselves? Other holiday eating tips for families? Watch Lisa Harnack, Director, Nutrition Coordinating Center, School of Public . . . → Read More: Some Tips for Dealing with Holiday Eating

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Waist Management and Walking

Some practical tips on slimming down safely. The key to long-term weight (waist) loss according to Doctor Mehmet Oz »

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Yearly Checklist for Assessing Elderly Health

Geriatric health experts say a good place to start in assessing elderly health is weight.  A weight gain or loss is something to be addressed with a doctor (especially if the reason for the gain or loss is not . . . → Read More: Yearly Checklist for Assessing Elderly Health

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Medicare's Free Annual Wellness Visits

Medicare recipients under the Affordable Care Act are entitled to an annual wellness visit with their physician at no cost to them. You can review medications with your doctor and talk about whether any changes are needed. You can . . . → Read More: Medicare’s Free Annual Wellness Visits

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Treating the Causes, Not the Symptoms of Heart Disease

Diet Gurus Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr., and Dr. Dean Ornish, discuss the remarkable capacity of the body to heal itself through diet, as opposed to using drugs and undergoing operations. (President Bill Clinton followed their diet to reverse his . . . → Read More: Treating the Causes, Not the Symptoms of Heart Disease

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Some Vitamin D Benefits of the Sun

In an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America, Dr. Oz discusses the importance of Vitamin D with Diane Sawyer. About 100 million Americans have Vitamin D deficiency, which could be critical in American health, according to experts.  Vitamin D . . . → Read More: Some Vitamin D Benefits of the Sun

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Improving Memory Capabilities

According to John H. (Jack) Byrne, Ph.D.), Chairman, Department Of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University Texas Medical School at Houston, it is important to challenge one’s brain by doing a variety of different activities, such as reading books, . . . → Read More: Improving Memory Capabilities

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Two of The Last Remaining WWI Veterans Lived to 105 and 110

Lloyd Brown was one of the last remaining WWI veterans. He passed away in 2007. Frank Buckles, WWI and WWII veteran, died at age 110 in February of this year. Watch Lloyd Brown » Watch Frank Buckles . . . → Read More: Two of The Last Remaining WWI Veterans Lived to 105 and 110

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Three Helpful Ideas in Dealing With Difficult People

A licensed professional counselor and trainer shares three helpful ideas in dealing with difficult people. These ideas may not work in some situations, such as with Alzheimer’s patients. But for those among us, who are near the end of . . . → Read More: Three Helpful Ideas in Dealing With Difficult People

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Reversing Heart Disease is Possible With Diet According to Cleveland Clinic MD

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. from the Cleveland Clinic discusses how he set up his 25-year study on arresting and reversing heart disease using a plant-based diet. Former President Bill Clinton used this same diet to reverse his heart disease. . . . → Read More: Reversing Heart Disease Possible With Diet According to Cleveland Clinic MD

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Considerations When Shopping For a Hearing Aid

Some things to consider before buying a hearing aid, such as a telecoil, directional microphone, digital noise reduction, and, of course, one’s lifestyle. Watch a short video from Consumer Reports . . . → Read More: Considerations When Shopping For a Hearing Aid

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Interval Training May Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke

No matter what your age or fitness level, interval training may be better for your overall health than longer sessions of slow, sustained exercise, according to some cardiologists at the Mayo Clinic. Watch Vivien Williams for Mayo Clinic’s Medical . . . → Read More: Interval Training May Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke

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Animal Therapist (The Dog Will See You Now)

A video from AARP about three dogs (Destiny, Lorent and Nike) who lift patients’ spirits at York Hospital in York Maine. Watch »

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Lower Triglycerides by Simply Moving More

Instead of taking medicine to lower triglycerides, most people, according to the Mayo Clinic, can lower their triglycerides number by simply moving more. Watch Stephen Kopecky, M.D. from the Mayo Clinic . . . → Read More: Lower Triglycerides by Simply Moving More

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Steps to Take to Avoid Diabetes

Watch Dr. Raul Seballos from the Cleveland Clinic»

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Joint Health and Preventing Fractures

The number one cause of fractures in elderly people is falling. Low impact exercise like walking can improve balance and keep nerve receptors healthy. Watch Gary Calabrese Gary Calabrese, PT, director of Cleveland Clinic Sports Heath and Orthopaedic . . . → Read More: Joint Health and Preventing Fractures

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100-Year-Old Man Finishes a 26-Mile Marathon

Fauja Singh ran the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in eight hours and 25 minutes. In 2003 he ran the Toronto marathon in five hours and 40 minutes. Watch Fauja Singh reflect on his views of healthy living (English subtitles)from Sangat . . . → Read More: 100-Year-Old Man Finishes a 26-Mile Marathon

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One Way to Reduce Stress

Walking can help you reduce stress, according to Dr. Michael McKee from the Cleveland Clinic. Among other benefits, he further states walking can help you sleep better and put things in better perspective. . . . → Read More: One Way to Reduce Stress

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Some Helpful Advice About Recurring Colds

Dr. Rosemary Leonard, a familiar face on BBC’s Breakfast program and one of Britain’s best-known GPs answers a question on recurring . . . → Read More: Some Helpful Advice About Recurring Colds

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Aging Well: Unlearning and Avoiding Ergonomic Injuries

Poor body use may interfere with the way the body functions in circulation, mobility and respiration. Some have found the Alexander Technique helpful in overcoming aches and pains. To those looking for a medical alternative, finding a good, reputable . . . → Read More: Aging Well: Unlearning and Avoiding Ergonomic Injuries

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90-Year-Old Tap Dancer

90-Year-Old tap dancer, Bonnie Buchner performs on the CBS show “Live to Dance.” Watch»

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Food as Preventive Medicine

A Johns Hopkins expert explains how eating the right foods can keep you healthy. Watch nutritionist Lynda . . . → Read More: Food as Preventive Medicine

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No Drug as Good as Walking

Four lifestyle choices (tobacco, unmanaged stress, physical inactivity, and poor food choices) account for why Americans spent last year over 16% of GDP (all goods and services we produce) on healthcare. Americans have twice the rate of all chronic . . . → Read More: No Drug as Good as Walking

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How Not To Forget

They say the average person forgets about one third of what he’s heard after 20 minutes and half of what he’s heard within a half hour. Here are some helpful tips on improving one’s memory: Watch Gary Small,Professor of . . . → Read More: How Not To Forget

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The Obesity Epidemic: What it Means for America & What Can Be Done About It

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), as part of its StreamingHealth video series, has recently produced a video examining the obesity epidemic in America, what has caused it, what it means for the U.S., and what . . . → Read More: The Obesity Epidemic: What it Means for America & What Can Be Done About It

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Is Heart Disease Completely Preventable?

Watch Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute on CNN discuss making yourself heart-attack proof by a going on a special diet that deals with the cause of the illness »

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Some Foods That Reduce Stress

Vitamin C can help reduce stress and return blood pressure to normal levels, according to a German Study. See what other foods have the same benefits. Watch Carolyn Snyder, registered dietitian at the Cleveland . . . → Read More: Some Foods That Reduce Stress

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Today 61-Year-Old Diana Nyad Begins Her 103-Mile Swim

It will take Diana Nyad an estimated 60 hours to complete the swim between Cuba and Florida. More medical experts believe even people in their eighties can build significant muscle strength in weeks. “We used to think there was . . . → Read More: Today 61-Year-Old Diana Nyad Begins Her 103-Mile Swim

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Healthy Aging Tips

See some healthy aging tips from Registered Dietitian Marianne Smith Edge MS, RD,LD, FADA, Senior Vice President, Nutrition & Food Safety, International Food Information Council (IFIC) and IFIC Foundation » Also visit the associated website FoodInsight.org a nutrition and . . . → Read More: Healthy Aging Tips

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Table Tennis Therapy

The Sport and Art Educational Foundation founded the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Table Tennis Program in 2007. Considered to be one of the world’s best brain sports, table tennis is now recommended as a method of warding off Alzheimer’s and . . . → Read More: Table Tennis Therapy

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Arthur Winston, Employee Of The Century, Lived To Be 100

According to the United States Department of Labor, Arthur Winston was the most reliable worker ever chronicled. He was awarded the “Employee Of The Century” citation by the President of the U.S. in 1996.  He was absent only one . . . → Read More: Arthur Winston, Employee Of The Century, Lived To Be 100

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Some Healthy Tips For Dining Out

See some tips for dining out from the Cleveland Clinic in week #6 of their 15-week walking plan»

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Loving Life And Over 90

Watch a segment of a PBS documentary, featuring people 90 plus living extraordinary and passionate lives, by filmmaker Susan Polis Schutz»

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A Healthy Body and Mind at 98-Years Old

A 98-year-old Japanese man’s story of how he keeps physically and mentally fit. Watch an excerpt from the PBS documentary “The Art of . . . → Read More: A Healthy Body and Mind at 98-Years Old

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Laughter Found to Create Health Benefits Similar to Those of Exercise

Several scientific studies have found that laughter and a sense of humor produce many health benefits, some similar to those derived from exercise. Studies by Loma Linda University Schools of Allied Health and Medicine According to studies conducted by . . . → Read More: Laughter Found to Create Health Benefits Similar to Those of Exercise

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How To Save On The Cost Of Prescription Drugs

Some tips from Medicare.gov on buying generic drugs and entering a discount prescription program. Click 10 ways to reduce your drug costs» See also the ABC Diane Sawuer News Video report on how to cut the cost of . . . → Read More: How To Save On The Cost Of Prescription Drugs

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Healthy Sounding Labels Are Not Always Low In Sodium!

According to doctors, too much sodium increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney stones, and osteoporosis. Watch Consumer Reports nutritionists find healthier . . . → Read More: Healthy Sounding Labels Are Not Always Low In Sodium!

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100-Year-Old Table Tennis Star

Australian centenarian Dorothy de Low, at the 15th World Veterans Table Tennis Championships 2010 in China, wows the crowd. Watch from NewsOnABC»

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Some Basic Tips On Cooking For The Elderly

Meals high in fluid content avoid dehydration when cooking for the elderly. Watch Christine Marquette, a registered and licensed dietitian with the Austin Regional Clinic in Austin, . . . → Read More: Some Basic Tips On Cooking For The Elderly

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A 240-Calorie Heart-Healthy Recipe

Watch Julia Zumpano, Clinical Dietician, Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation, from the Cleveland Clinic, along with Donna Setta, Executive Chef of AVI Foods, prepare a Salmon recipe»

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A Healthy Diet That Doesn't Count Calories

The Mayo Clinic Diet is a lifestyle that helps you maintain a healthy weight for a lifetime. It’s a sensible, habit–based approach to food that involves breaking unhealthy habits and adopting healthy new ones. Watch Dr. Donald Hensrud, The . . . → Read More: A Healthy Diet That Doesn’t Count Calories

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How To Prevent Osteoporosis

Some practical tips for good bone health including advice on traditional calcium sources, weight-bearing activity, plant-based foods, and an overall healthy diet. Watch Cleveland Clinic’s Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS,RD,LD, Wellness Manager for the Lifestyle 180 . . . → Read More: How To Prevent Osteoporosis

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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Vitamins

Do vitamins and supplements lower your risk of cardiovascular disease? Some frequently asked questions answered by Leslie Cho, M.D. Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Center of the Cleveland Clinic. Watch»

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The Best Anti-Aging Treatment

How to turn back the time on the inside as well as the outside How to lower your blood pressure How to keep limber, have good bones, and eliminate stress How to keep your mind sharp Watch Dr. . . . → Read More: The Best Anti-Aging Treatment

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Age Is Just A Number!

87 year old Salsa dancer. Watch it past the 2 minute mark for quite a surprise»

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