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Why Many Exit The Hospital With Opiod Prescription

It’s a common scenario: Someone checks into a hospital for surgery or an illness and leaves with a prescription for an opioid painkiller, opening the door to long-term use and dependence.

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Study: Eating Whole Grains Increases Metabolism and Calorie Loss

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.

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Link Between Sleep and Social Participation Key to Healthy Aging

Sleep may be one of the most important factors for well-being; yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in three adults do not get enough.

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Certain Training Can Improve Driving Skills of Older Adults

Older drivers can see their driving abilities improve by participating in certain types of training that improves the brain’s processing speed and how the mind reacts when attention is divided.

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Believe it or Not, Optimism is a Benefit of Growing Older

Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age?

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Can Staying Active Help Prevent Chronic Pain?

Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain.

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