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Fact or Myth: Is 10,000 Steps a Day a Necessity for Optimal Health?

This is a FACT. It may sound like a lot, but taking 10,000 steps a day is a necessity for optimal health. That’s 5 miles...

Walking Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women, with one in eight women receiving a diagnosis at some point in her life. Such...
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Can Running Help You Live Longer?

Running Helps You Live Longer—and it Only Takes a Little!  If you want to live longer, it’s time to lace up your running shoes! According...
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Beat the Holiday Blues and Depression: 5 Simple Ways to Stay Happy and Centered

It’s time to bring out the tinsel, trees, presents, lights, menorah, family meals, kinara, and the holiday depression. Why are you more prone to...
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The Life-Changing Magic of Doing Less

Many Americans define ourselves so entirely by what we do that when someone asks us how we’re doing, we don’t share our emotional state....

Another Reason to Love Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate satisfies your sweet tooth and invigorates your health. Packed with antioxidant power, dark chocolate has been linked to enhanced cardiovascular function. A...

Walking in Nature Improves Health and Longevity

Did You Know...that walking in the woods doesn't just feel good—it can dramatically improve your health and may even protect against cancer? Americans have become...

5-Minute Health Tip: 5-Minute Exercise Solutions

The older we get, the more important exercise becomes…and it seems the harder it is to carve out the necessary time to get our...
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Exercise May Help Improve Memory

Canadian researchers have shown that moderate intensity exercise can help improve the memory of older people with slight memory loss and impaired cognitive function....