How to Age Well (Part Two – Move)

By Tara Parker-Pope @nytimeswell Move A body in motion will age better than one on the couch. Consider these tips for exercise as you age. EXERCISE IN INTENSE INTERVALS High-intensity interval training…

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How to Age Well (Part One – Eat)

By Tara Parker-Pope @nytimeswell Getting older is inevitable (and certainly better than the alternative). While you can’t control your age, you can slow the decline of aging with smart choices along the…

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The Case Against Cough Medicine

The evidence is sorely lacking for the value of any over-the-counter remedy to treat most coughs. by Jane E. Brody /NYTimes/ 02/20/2019 On a South American trip last month with…

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Awake on the Table

By Kate Johnson NYTimes 01/30/2019 Could a medical procedure you don’t even remember give you a stress disorder? The doctor ordered a “push” on my sedative, and I succumbed to the…

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Mediterranean Diet

Changing to the Mediterranean diet now may lead to a longer, healthier life Lisa M. Davila, B.S.N., M.S. October 22nd, 2018 If you think revamping your diet isn’t going to…

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Appendectomies

The Case Against Appendectomies by Jane Brody / NYTimes  November 2018 The appendix is turning out to contain biologically useful tissue that may help prevent nasty gastrointestinal ills. Pity the…

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The Art of Falling Safely

  Simple rules for hitting the ground as softly as possible by Michael Zimmerman, AARP The Magazine, December 2017/January 2018  It was nearly 30 years ago that Mrs. Fletcher from the…

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