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Managing Your Chronic Pain
2 months ago

Managing Your Chronic Pain

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more people in the United States suffer from pain than from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. It is the most common …
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What to Expect at Your Dental Checkup
2 months ago

What to Expect at Your Dental Checkup

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Nowhere is that more relevant than with dental care. As we age, additional challenges may surface, but can be readily …
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I’m Over 55: Do I Need An Annual Physical?
2 months ago

I’m Over 55: Do I Need An Annual Physical?

For more than 100 years, healthy Americans have regularly visited their doctors for an annual physical exam, rarely questioning the value of the routine. The practice began in the early …
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Tackling Osteoporosis
4 months ago

Tackling Osteoporosis

Mary’s story is not atypical. She is 68 years old and has osteoporosis: a condition in which people lose bone mass, resulting in thin, porous bones. The condition affects 54 …
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Heart-Healthy Farro Confetti Salad
5 months ago

Heart-Healthy Farro Confetti Salad

This grain salad is a great option to make ahead of time and enjoy the whole week. With high fiber ingredients, such as farro, white beans, and heart-healthy olive oil, …
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Max, Lucy, Duke… Why Pets Are Good For Your Health
5 months ago

Max, Lucy, Duke… Why Pets Are Good For Your Health

Peggy Van Tassell doesn’t need an alarm clock. Every morning at 7, she’s gently nudged awake by Isis, her yellow Labrador Retriever – named for the Egyptian goddess. “We get …
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Nourishing Westchester
5 months ago

Nourishing Westchester

Class participants stroll in a few minutes before the hour – extending hellos and introductions. They settle on to stools tucked around the over-sized kitchen island: chopping boards, sauté pans …
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Sardines (or Salmon) With Couscous
5 months ago

Sardines (or Salmon) With Couscous

We are featuring another recipe to support healthy bones because it really is that important, from Chef/Coordinator of the Chef Peter X. Kelly Teaching Kitchen at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley …
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TWO HEART-HEALTHY MEDITERRANEAN DIET RECIPES
5 months ago

TWO HEART-HEALTHY MEDITERRANEAN DIET RECIPES

The American Heart Association tells us that a newly released study from their Circulation Journal Report suggests that the Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost “good” cholesterol. Study …
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Recommended Vaccines for Ages 55+
5 months ago

Recommended Vaccines for Ages 55+

By  •  health, healthy aging

Are you current on all your vaccinations? According to a February 2016 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, coverage rates for all vaccines for adults have shown …
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