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Dieting

Intermittent Fasting — Foolproof or Fad? Fad diets and exercise routines seem to come and go as often as the refrigerator calls out to people looking to lose a few pounds. The latest method gaining traction in some circles is intermittent fasting. Rather than restricting how much
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Slow Down

Take Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common type of dementia. It slowly kills brain cells and is the fifth-leading cause of death for Americans age 65 and older. But contrary to popular belief, steps can be taken to slow it down. &nbs
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Hypertension

Avoid Problems from High Blood Pressure A third of adults ages 40 to 59 have high blood pressure, or hypertension. So do nearly two-thirds of the population age 60 and older. That makes high blood pressure among the most common medical conditions in the United States.   It
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