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  1. Tips for a Great Sex Life After 60

    The natural aging process brings with it natural changes in sexual function. It doesn't necessarily get worse, but our physiology changes as we get older. The danger is that people come to accept the stereotypes that aging equals a loss of sexual desire and ability. But we are sexual creatures, no ...
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  2. Top 5 Women’s Health Concerns

    Top 5 Women’s Health Concerns
    Women’s health concerns may be slightly different from men’s as they have to deal not only with the threat of breast and cervical cancer but also are more likely to suffer from depression. Scientific research has made some giant steps in helping us understand and deal with the cause of many d...
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  3. What Makes Fatty Acids So Essential?

    What Makes Fatty Acids So Essential?
    Upon discovery in 1923, alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3) and linoleic acid (omega-6) were originally labeled vitamin F. Research conducted on rats in 1930 however, showed that these two essential compounds belonged with fats as opposed to vitamins. Essential fatty acids or EFAs are necessa...
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  4. Women’s Health Alert: Take Some Time For You

    Women’s Health Alert: Take Some Time For You
    Women’s health concerns often take a back seat to the other demands in their lives. That’s because women are biologically, socially and emotionally programmed to be nurturers. We juggle careers, husbands, children, aging parents, friends, co-workers, household chores and volunteer activities. ...
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  5. Tame Your Seasonal Allergies With Natural Remedies

    Tame Your Seasonal Allergies With Natural Remedies
    It has been a long hot summer but in a few short weeks the sizzling temperatures will give way to the colorful, breezy days of autumn. Nothing is more refreshing than hiking through the woods on a brisk fall morning and taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the new season. But for the millions...
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  6. The Dangers of Midlife Weight Gain

    The Dangers of Midlife Weight Gain
    As the birthdays increase in number, “middle age spread” creeps up on most people, even though you may be eating and exercising exactly as you always have. Unfortunately, being overweight has absolutely no health benefits and it does significantly increase the risk of all types of health problems...
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  7. Vitamins for Healthy Traveling

    Vitamins for Healthy Traveling
    Travel can be hard on the body with new environments, a change of diet and different times zones to adapt to. Our bodies are challenged by long periods of inactivity on planes and public transport where we are also subjected to many unfamiliar germs. Often we return from what should have been...
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  8. Anti-aging: Exercise for a Younger, Healthier Body

    Anti-aging: Exercise for a Younger, Healthier Body
    Spare tires, sagging muscles, aching joints, stiffness …these are just a few of the unwanted effects of aging. It is becoming increasingly evident that adoption of a healthy lifestyle is important for slowing the aging process. In fact, current research tells us that physical exercise is the singl...
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  9. U.S. Life Expectancy - Is it rising more slowly than other developed nations?

    U.S. Life Expectancy - Is it rising more slowly than other developed nations?
    While projected life span within the United States is at an all-time high of 78 years and two months, new research shows that projections have actually fallen in hundreds of U. S. counties. In addition, life expectancy within the U. S. has risen more slowly than in other developed nations. ...
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  10. Dangers of Plaque & Gingivitis to Your Health

    Dangers of Plaque & Gingivitis to Your Health
    Many people don't realize that there is a direct link between oral health and overall health. The simple fact is that problems with oral health can lead to problems throughout the body. In this article, we will look at how plaque and gingivitis can actually cause health issues and pro...
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