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December 2012 Blog Posts (26)

5 Achievable Resolutions for a Longer, Happier Life

By Lisa Firestone / The Huffington Post

Resolutions are notorious for falling by the wayside a few months or even days into the New Year. A 2012 University of Scranton study revealed that only 8 percent of people who make New Year's resolutions are successful in…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 31, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coffee Drinking Linked With Lower Oral Cancer Death Risk: Study

Coffee Oral Cancer

The Huffington Post

As if there weren't already a host of other reasons to love coffee, a new study links drinking several cups a day with a decreased risk of dying from oral cancer.

The study, published in …

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 27, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

More evidence of nasty flu season ahead

There’s more evidence that this is shaping up to be a nasty flu season, with the number of states with high flu activity doubling in a week and…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 27, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Fiftysomething Diet: The 5 Foods Men Need To Eat

Aging Gracefully

By Maureen Callahan  |  The Huffington Post

New research shows there are foods that specificially help men -- not women -- age well

It’s no secret that men's nutrition needs start changing during middle-age. Studies clearly show certain foods and nutrients give men a distinct…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 27, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How To Be Healthy: 4 Behaviors Critical To 'Successful' Aging

How To Be Healthy

The Huffington Post  |  By Shelley Emling

Concerned with how to be healthy now, into the new year and beyond? A combination of four healthy behaviors in middle age such as drinking moderately and never smoking can help you age successfully and enjoy a higher quality of life, according to a…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 19, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Trends in UK Property Auctions

Facts and statistics declare that property bought two decades ago in $30,000 at UK at the present has the property value of $ 1million and above. Be it a small UK property depositor or big firm all are making enormous sum of cash by investing in UK property. The cost increases persistently…

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Added by Andrew Willson on December 19, 2012 at 4:51am — No Comments

Carotenoids In Fruits And Vegetables May Lower Breast Cancer Risk, Review Finds

Carotenoids Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post

Micro-nutrients found in brightly colored produce could play a part in protecting you from cancer, a new review of studies suggests.

Researchers from Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School found that women who have higher levels of…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 17, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

10 foods that can wreck your mood

Today.com via Leah Zerbe for Rodale

Food is a major part of our lives, but everything you're swigging, dipping, chomping down on, and sipping could be leading you straight into a funk. These days, Americans are eating a lot of Unhappy Meals. Everyday foods void of important nutrients, minerals, and healthy fats are also laden with…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Aging America: The Cities That Are Graying The Fastest

Joel Kotkin | Forbes.com

Notwithstanding plastic surgery, health improvements and other modern biological enhancements, we are all getting older, and the country is too. Today roughly 18.5% of the…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 17, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Vision loss tied to diabetes on rise in U.S.

 

By Genevra Pittman for Reuters



Vision loss likely related to diabetes increased by 20 percent over less than a decade in the U.S., according to a new study. 

So-called nonrefractive vision impairment - which includes glaucoma…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Heart disease progress could be ruined by your bad habits

NBC News via MyHealthNewsDaily

America's progress in the fight against heart disease could be slowed by unhealthy habits, according to a…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 13, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Starting a conversation as elderly loved ones age

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news,…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 13, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Brain Power: How To Keep Your Mind Young

 

The Huffington Post  |  By Shelley Emling

You've fretted about your crow's feet, turkey neck and muffin top. But what about your brain? How can you make sure it stays fit and healthy…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 11, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Women's Health: How Taking More Steps Adds Up For Midlife Women

Womens Health

The Huffington Post

While the benefits of joining a gym are innumerable, the first step to healthy living may just be taking the stairs instead of the elevator. By walking 6,000 or more steps a day -– regardless of how you get them in -- has health benefits for midlife women, according to a new study published…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 11, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Feeling Better as We Age?

Feeling Better as We Age

By Rick Nauert PHD / psychcentral.com

Aging has traditionally been viewed as a time in life when individuals experience declines in physical, cognitive and psycho-social functioning.

This decay in…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 11, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

How can you avoid getting flu this season?

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 10, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Optimism is key to successful aging

 

By: Megan Gannon / LIVESCIENCE.COM

A resilient attitude may be the secret to successful aging, perhaps even trumping good physical health, finds a new study.

Researchers surveyed 1,006 randomly selected adults in San Diego, Calif., between the ages of 50 and 99 (with a mean age of about 77)…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 10, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How to Keep Aging Parents Safe

How can you keep your aging…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 7, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Is a Wandering Mind a Sign of Aging?

Candy Sagon Personal Health and Well-being

There’s a new study that suggests that if your mind…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 7, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

For the Old, Less Sense of Whom to Trust

Zheng Zhang/Sing Tao Daily, via Associated PressElderly
Asian women have been targeted in a scam that promises protection against “bad karma” in return for money and valuables. In San Francisco, young women were recently arrested for the fraud.

By…

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Added by Right at Home DC on December 6, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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