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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Although the immune system can decline with age, there are steps people can take throughout their lives to keep their immune system going strong. In general, a healthy lifestyle will benefit the immune system, from eating right to sleeping well and getting your shots.

Are You Protected from Bone Loss? Important Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis may seem like a disease you only worry about later in life but preventing the painful disease can begin in infancy. Here are five things to know about osteoporosis and what can be done to prevent it.

Signs You Are SAD: Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder

Having SAD is more than just feeling a little sad. It is also known as seasonal depression and can cause people to feel hopeless and depressed every year when winter hits. From risk factors to treatment options, here are five things to know about SAD.

Don’t Let the Risk of Blood Clots Stall Your Holiday Plans

Most travelers think of a variety of ways to be safe while traveling, but many don’t consider a blood clot as a real threat to one’s health.

A Little Exercise on Car Trips Can Help Prevent Blood Clots

It’s road trip season! When it’s time to hit the open road, knowing the risks and symptoms of a blood clot can keep you on the right track to your favorite destination – good health.

5 Ways Owning a Pet Is Good for Your Health

Experts are discovering that owning a pet is not only good for our mood; pets are good for our health. If you are considering adopting a pet, here are five ways your health would benefit.

8 Ways to Commit to a Healthy Lifestyle

Most of us have things about ourselves we’d like to improve. A healthy lifestyle is no exception. I’ve found as I’ve incorporated the tips below into my goal setting, I’m much more motivated long term.

5 Surprising Reasons Swimming Will Increase Happiness While Aging

It’s no surprise that taking the plunge at the local pool has been a favored form of exercise for older adults. It’s easy on joints, reduces the risks of injury and improves cardiovascular strength. But there are other advantages to swimming as we age. Here are five reasons why you could feel happier if you swim for exercise.