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Exercise

Health agencies really, really want you to get some exercise. You don’t have to get fit, sweat it out, or make major lifestyle changes—just get active for 11 minutes each day. A walk, some intense cleaning, anything that gets you up can moving can count. And while it may be better to get your heart […]

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People answering studies are all confessing to the same thing: they really aren’t getting the recommended amount of exercise. Most people are willing—but where to begin? Finding time, choosing an activity, and sticking to it are just some of the hurdles that people face. Here are some tips for overcoming those hurdles so you can […]

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3 Easy Ways to Boost Memory

September 27, 2018

It doesn’t need to be explained how important memory is, whether it’s used for cherishing our past, avoiding repeating mistakes, or just getting through the day remembering where your keys are. But it can suffer through disuse, age, poor diet, and more. Here are three easy ways to help boost and protect your memory, now […]

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A bigger study supports an old conclusion: colder temperatures cause higher blood pressure. Previous smaller/less thorough studies have turned up evidence that turning down the thermostat may be turning your blood pressure up—but new, more thorough research hits it home: for every degree colder it is, blood pressure measurably goes up. The effect is enough […]

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Taking Extra Care of Your Heart

September 12, 2018

Doctors are expecting to see more patients with cardiovascular concerns, and more incidents like heart attacks and strokes. The expected surge in heart disease is because of the cascade caused by obesity (more obesity means more diabetes, which contributes to poor cardiovascular health). With millions at risk over the next two decades, it’s a good […]

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