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Laughter Acts As A Stress Buffer: Even Smiling Helps Trump Risks Future Of Social Security The New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World Cognitive Functioning: Boomers Show Concerning Decline 12 Lifestyle Changes Could Delay, Prevent Dementia Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer Marriage: How Do You Celebrate 40 Years of Everything? Happiness, what
 
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Laughter Acts As A Stress Buffer: Even Smiling Helps

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events, although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter.

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Trump Risks Future Of Social Security & Medicare

President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount.

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The New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

Imagine this scenario, perhaps a year or two in the future: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is routinely available and the world is moving forward. Life, however, will likely never be the same, particularly for people over 60.

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Cognitive Functioning: Boomers Show Concerning Decline

In a reversal of trends, American baby boomers scored lower on a test of cognitive functioning than did members of previous generations.

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12 Lifestyle Changes Could Delay, Prevent Dementia

Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40 percent of dementia cases, according to an updated report.

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Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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Marriage: How Do You Celebrate 40 Years of Everything?

Randy and I didn’t expect to have our big anniversary during a pandemic. But here we are and we’re adjusting.

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Happiness, what’s love got to do with it?

How accurate was William Shakespeare when he said, “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all?”

Estate planning: Waiting can be costly to your family

27 December 2010

By Cathleen Summers Do you know what happens if you die without a will? The courts will decide who will raise your children, manage your assets, inherit your possessions and administer your estate. Heirs must usually agree on a court appointed administrator. What happens if you become incapacitated and are unable to manage your own […]

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What is Glaucoma? Doctor describes disease in detail

27 December 2010

By Jean E. Keamy Patients often come to my office and wonder if they have glaucoma. Another group of patients think that just because they have normal pressures (tonometry) that they do not have glaucoma. Since glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, I thought a review of what glaucoma is and how […]

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Respite for caregivers, the unsung heroes of the family

27 December 2010

The boomer population will increase by almost 70 percent over the next 15 years, which will result in an increased need for caretakers to help this aging group.

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Five tips for living a healthy lifestyle

27 December 2010

Your health is a delicate matter that is in constant change from the time you are born. Every single stage in life offers different challenges and you are faced with decisions on how best to deal with them.

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Healthy ears don’t register echoes

27 December 2010

By Dr. Robert Mario Voices carry, reflect off objects and create echoes. Most people rarely hear the echoes. Instead they only process the first sound received. For the hard of hearing, though, being in an acoustically challenging room can be a problem. For them, echoes carry. Ever listen to a lecture recorded in a large […]

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Veterans are entitled to certain benefits

27 December 2010

By Tracey Ingle As I write this article, I am travelling in Europe. Travelling to different parts of the world, always reminds me how lucky we Americans are, and how often we forget that fact. Forget isn’t quite the right word. I suppose it would be more accurate to say that we neglect to appreciate the […]

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