Keeping your resolve to be healthier this year Sat, Feb 04 2017 12:00 PM

Most people are familiar with the more well-known risk factors that can lead to heart disease, such as a family history of heart problems or high cholesterol levels.  What’s less known is the impact of depression on heart health.
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Act FAST to treat stroke

When someone has a stroke, minutes can make a difference. Stroke happens when a blood vessel that supplies oxygen and nutrients to the brain becomes blocked, often by a blood clot that travels from elsewhere in the body.  The longer the vesse [..]

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Five things to know about total joint replacement

Not only can pain in your hip or knee joints keep you from enjoying your favorite sports, it can interfere with simple everyday activities such as walking, bending, climbing stairs and even sleeping. For some people, medications, physical therapy and [..]

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Eight tips for selecting a Medicare plan

October 15 marks the start of the open enrollment period for Medicare, and your mailbox is likely filled with information from insurance companies about your coverage choices. The sheer amount of information can be confusing and even overwhelming. [..]

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Making sure seniors don’t go hungry

Nearly 10 million seniors are “food insecure,” a term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to describe the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. According to the National [..]

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