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Caring for an Aging Spine

Caring for an Aging Spine

  Tips for strength-building and pain prevention Rates of back pain, which is experienced by 8 in 10 American adults regardless of age, only increase with advancing years because of the gradual breakdown of bone, joints, and muscles. But all is not lost with the passage of time: Older adults can [...]

Posted on: July 19, 2016

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Ten "Super" Foods for a Well-stocked Kitchen

Functional Medicine Specialist Dr. Marsha Nunley Provides Tips for Healthy Eating What is a "superfood"? Most doctors and nutritionists will tell you that there is no scientific definition of "superfood," that it is a marketing buzzword applied to foods that are good for you. Functional medicine specialist Dr. Marsha Nunley, founder [...]

Posted on: June 29, 2016

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Cooking with Coconut

Cooking with Coconut

A new cookbook offers recipes and nutritional know-how to integrate this tropical superfood into your home cooking.  No longer limited to the novelty shelf in the produce section, coconut in myriad forms is popping up in every aisle in the grocery store: coconut oil, coconut butter, coconut yogurt, coconut milk, and [...]

Posted on: January 20, 2016

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Compliments: Accept the Gift with Grace

Compliments: Accept the Gift with Grace

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM Why is it so hard to listen to nice things about yourself? It seems like it should be so easy—and enjoyable—but many of us react to compliments in ways that reflect our difficulty in accepting and internalizing these positive messages. For many women this [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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It's in the Genes: Top 5 Things to Know about Genetic Testing

It's in the Genes: Top 5 Things to Know about Genetic Testing

Advances in genetic testing are offering women more information than ever before about their genetic makeup and are providing opportunities for empowered decision-making related to a wide range of health issues. In this recurring column, experts provide vital information about how genetic testing suits one’s individual needs, potential risks and benefits, [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Advances offer Promise for Multiple Myeloma Patients

Advances offer Promise for Multiple Myeloma Patients

With a growing number of treatment options, the out­look is improving for patients with this blood cancer. By Mia James Una Wilson initially thought that the early signs of multiple my­eloma (MM) were the result of a pulled muscle in her back. At the time, the software developer from Seattle, Washington, and native of [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Getting Started With Yoga

Getting Started With Yoga

New to yoga? Roll out your mat with confidence by putting these 12 tips into practice. By Jessica Matthews, MS, E-RYT 500 While yoga offers a plethora of research-supported physiological and psychological benefits—from im­proved flexibility and balance to reduced stress and improved mood—it is not uncommon to feel a bit un­easy [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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Making Sense of Eating Well

Making Sense of Eating Well

With a bit of background and some clear strategies, good nutrition need not be that complicated. By Matilde Parente, MD, FCAP Books about eating and dieting dominate the bestseller list year-round. Many of these books make eating seem pretty complicated or confusing. Often the diets that are touted are fabricated meal [...]

Posted on: July 8, 2016

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