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As you age, you lose muscle and bone mass, which can lead to joint and back pain, osteoarthritis or osteoporosis. Regular exercise slows the loss of muscle mass, strengthens bones and improves both mobility and balance, which reduces the risk … Continue reading

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Myth: Lung cancer only affects men Fact: Lung cancer kills almost twice as many women as any other cancer. In fact, a woman learns she has lung cancer every five minutes in the U.S., according to the American Lung Association, … Continue reading

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Allqua water comes straight from underground springs in Meriwether County, Ga., and contains trace amounts of minerals like iron, sulfur and magnesium, which are believed to increase energy, ease digestion issues, combat headaches and even slow the aging process. Details: … Continue reading

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Q: What should diabetics watch out for when inspecting the condition of their feet? A: Diabetes can impact circulation in the lower extremities which, in turn, puts diabetic patients at an increased risk for foot problems. Inspect your feet daily. … Continue reading

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Debra MacIntyre ND, of Vitality Project, shares tips for a stress free holiday season. Q: The holiday season can be so hectic. What are some ways to keep stress at bay? A: “1. You must sleep and eat regular meals. … Continue reading

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Did you know the average person can pack on 5 to 10 pounds throughout the holiday season? “When you head to the holiday parties, bring a dish or two that are healthier options – something filled with roasted veggies; maybe … Continue reading

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  “Bundle up and feel the chilly air zap your lungs. The act of connecting with nature has the power to make you feel more alive and also gets the blood pumping,” says Jessica Crate, C.O.O. of Atmasphere Yoga & … Continue reading

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Registered dietitian, Nicole German Morgan, advises not to hang onto refrigerated leftovers for longer than seven days; for fish and cooked meats, that shortens to no more than four days. “Don’t forget to label all of your leftovers with the … Continue reading

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Feeling sore from lugging a heavy handbag or briefcase all day? Exercise physiologist, Bill Boland, shares tips to reduce the damage carrying heavy bags can have on the body. Walk Tall – Keep the shoulders down and your head up, … Continue reading

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Carla Williams, of Vinings Surgery Center, answers a reader’s question about ThermiVa®. Q:What is ThermiVa®? A: ThermiVa is a new device that delivers heat deep within the skin to reduce urinary leaks and incontinence, improve sexual satisfaction and increase the body’s natural … Continue reading

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