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Salmon with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary

Salmon with Roasted Garlic and Rosemary

This easy, flavorful salmon recipe can be cooked in the oven or on the grill. Ingredients 2 bulbs garlic, unpeeled 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 sprigs rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 (8-10 ounce) wild salmon fillets     Directions  Preheat oven to 350˚. Wrap [...]

Posted on: July 24, 2014

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Be Present, It’s Summer!

Be Present, It’s Summer!

By Denise King Gillingham, MSW, CPCC Summer is such a wonderful time —lighter clothing, barbecues, bright colors, and longer days. What do you need to do to be fully present and take in all that is summer? For many of us, the secret to being present is clearing our space—emotional and physical—of [...]

Posted on: July 24, 2014

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Get Moving for Stronger Bones

Get Moving for Stronger Bones

Exercise can help build bone density. By Jennifer Brown Bonniwell Carolyn Leake was diagnosed with osteoporosis when she was 53. Her bone-density tests showed that her bones were so weak and brittle that her doctor told her that she should stand against a wall to prevent breaking a rib when she [...]

Posted on: July 24, 2014

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Get Fresh

Get Fresh

Summer is the season for farm-fresh, flavorful foods. By Laurie Wertich Behold the bounty of summer —ripe tomatoes, juicy watermelon, and growers’ markets ablaze in color. The height of summer means an abundant selection of fruits and vegetables, and the best news of all is that not only is this wonderfully fresh [...]

Posted on: July 24, 2014

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Keep your cool while exercising in the heat.

Keep your cool while exercising in the heat.

The dog days of summer are great if you’re lounging poolside with a magazine, but can present a challenge if you’re trying to maintain your fitness routine. Of course, it’s always more fun to exercise outdoors in the sunshine—just beware extreme heat and humidity, which can be downright dangerous when [...]

Posted on: July 9, 2014

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Sandwich Generation

Sandwich Generation

Any way you slice it, caring for children and aging parents is a lot to manage—but it can offer rich rewards. By Laurie Wertich When Sue Morrison was young, she watched her parents care for their aging parents and remembers thinking to herself that when she grew up, she didn’t want to [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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“You Have Cancer.” Own It.

“You Have Cancer.” Own It.

You need not play a passive role on your cancer journey. By Peter Edelstein, MD , FA CS, FA SCRS You have cancer. These three little words are among the most terrifying in the English language. And they will be heard by more than one-third of you reading this article during your [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

The Stories We Tell: Women, Cancer, and Social Media

In this age of online communication, social media plays a bigger role in many women’s journeys. By Mia James Since its inception the Internet has played a role in healthcare. But what started as primarily a source of information, as patients learned the benefits—and the pitfalls—of “googling” a diagnosis, has now [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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Embracing Brassicas

Embracing Brassicas

Put cruciferous vegetables in the spotlight and reap the nutritional—and tasty—rewards. By Laura B. Russell Most of us know that good nutrition plays a crucial role in longterm well-being, yet there is a growing disconnect between the overwhelming nutritional choices available to us and our ability to end up with something [...]

Posted on: July 16, 2014

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Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

Feed Your Brain: 6 Tips for Better Brain Health

By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE Director of Nutrition California Health & Longevity Institute Spend some time with the 50-plus age group and it becomes clear that memory and brain function are hot topics. With many baby boomers encountering changes in their brain function—causing concern, and, let’s face it, amusement, at times— [...]

Posted on: July 1, 2014

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