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  • Bring It Down: Healthy Blood Pressure Numbers May Go Even Lower November 20, 2017

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    If you’ve ever wondered why a blood pressure check is part of almost every visit to a doctor’s office, consider what is communicated through the familiar black cuff in just a few seconds. The force of blood ...

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  • Bring It Down: Healthy Blood Pressure Numbers May Go Even Lower November 20, 2017

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    If you’ve ever wondered why a blood pressure check is part of almost every visit to a doctor’s office, consider what is communicated through the familiar black cuff in just a few seconds. The force of blood ...

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  • The Painful New Reality of Opioid Prescriptions November 20, 2017

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    Nothing erodes the quality of life faster than pain and unfortunately more than half of American adults report they live with it on a chronic, recurring basis. That makes it easy to understand why, when seemingly ...

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  • The Painful New Reality of Opioid Prescriptions November 20, 2017

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    Nothing erodes the quality of life faster than pain and unfortunately more than half of American adults report they live with it on a chronic, recurring basis. That makes it easy to understand why, when seemingly ...

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  • Is What You’re Reading What You’re Eating? November 20, 2017

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    While the evidence is not yet in on the enhanced nutritional value of organic or natural foods, consumers appear to have made their own decision.  The latest research shows more than 62 percent of Americans now regularly shop for ...

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  • Is What You’re Reading What You’re Eating? November 20, 2017

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    While the evidence is not yet in on the enhanced nutritional value of organic or natural foods, consumers appear to have made their own decision.  The latest research shows more than 62 percent of Americans now regularly shop for ...

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  • Joint Assets November 20, 2017

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    The aching, swollen, stiff joints associated with osteoarthritis (OA) have long been considered an inexorable result of aging. According to conventional wisdom, cartilage, the smooth connective tissue on the end of bones that cushion the joints, simply breaks down ...

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  • Joint Assets November 20, 2017

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    The aching, swollen, stiff joints associated with osteoarthritis (OA) have long been considered an inexorable result of aging. According to conventional wisdom, cartilage, the smooth connective tissue on the end of bones that cushion the joints, simply breaks down ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

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