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What Your Skin Can Say About Your Health

What Your Skin Can Say About Your Health

Our bodies can communicate much about our internal health. It can provide health information through our hair, nails, eyes, and skin. When we get older, we can also start developing issues with our hormones. Not surprisingly, our skin can give us some insight into potential thyroid problems. Below are some skin symptoms associated with thyroid
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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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The Benefits of Lemon Water

The Benefits of Lemon Water

We all know the importance of drinking water for our health, but did you know occasionally adding a splash of lemon to your glass of water provides these health benefits? Aids digestion – As we age, the acid in our stomach that aids in digestion declines. The acid from the lemons can supplement our natural
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What’s the Difference in Healthy Fat and Bad Fat?

What’s the Difference in Healthy Fat and Bad Fat?

  Our body needs us to consume some fat in order to work properly. Fat comes from a variety of sources, including dairy, meats, nuts, and oils. It can also be found in many fried, baked, and pre-packaged foods. Fat is a major source of energy and helps our bodies absorb vitamins. It is also
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Many Take Painkillers for Months After Knee and Hip Replacements

Many Take Painkillers for Months After Knee and Hip Replacements

  A recent study finds many knee and hip replacements patients continue to take powerful prescription painkillers months after their surgery. The findings are a concern because of the rising rates of opioid addiction and overdoses in the United States. Common opioid painkillers include OxyContin, Vicodin and Percocet. Study authors analyzed data from 574 knee
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