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How Much Sleep Is Enough for Older Adults?

How Much Sleep Is Enough for Older Adults?

Sleep is very important for us. We spend one third of our lives asleep. Most people struggle with either getting enough or knowing what is enough for them. This becomes more of an issue as we get older, too. Lack of sleep can lead to many health problems such as weight gain, heart issues, and
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Skin Cancer: The Rise of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Skin Cancer: The Rise of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma is currently the second most common type of skin cancer comprising almost two in ten cases. It’s also becoming increasingly common with 700,000 new cases reported every year. Almost nine thousand people die from squamous cell carcinoma every year. The number of women under 40 who have this cancer is rapidly increasing.
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Potential New Senior Housing Bill

Potential New Senior Housing Bill

Currently in congress, there is a push for a bill that could be of major benefit to seniors called the Senior Accessible Housing Act. It is a bill that, if passed, would go a long way towards enabling elders to live at home independently. It allows a $30,000, lifetime tax credit to go toward making
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A Cup Of Blueberries a Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

A Cup Of Blueberries a Day Keeps The Doctor Away?

With summer now upon us, it’s time for blueberry season. Blueberries have long been a favorite summertime snack. However, what you might not know is just how good for you those little blueberries really are. Today, we’ll go over some of the health benefits that they can bring to the table. Blueberries have many vitamins
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Too Much Stuff Can Be Hazardous to Health

Too Much Stuff Can Be Hazardous to Health

We like our stuff. When we run out of room for it in our attics, basements, and garages, we rent more storage. The impulse to accumulate things may be a genetic leftover from the days of our ancestors, when survival depended on having enough food to get through lean times and the necessity of making
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