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Aging Gracefully: Google+ Hangout (Video)

Tags: healthy diet, live stream, stress

Watch our first-ever Google+ Hangout On Air about healthy aging called Booming Into Good Health: A Crash Course on Aging, which took place at the National Senior Games on July 31 at 1 p.m., [...]

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Healthcare Technology Primed for a Breakthrough

Tags: Future of Healthcare, healthcare costs, healthcare reform, medical innovations, personalized healthcare

Technology has touched every facet of medicine. It’s helped us diagnose, prevent, monitor and treat patients. And we’re only becoming more technologically dependent.

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The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

Tags: heart healthy diet

White bread might taste good, but eating refined grains can short-change your health. Whole grains will fill you up and control your weight better than their refined counterparts.

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Mapping the Autistic Brain

Tags: ASD, autism, autism spectrum disorders, innovation, research

Researchers are using a brain-mapping technique to study how changes and differences in the brains of people with autism.

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Is Overeating Learned in Infancy?

Tags: childhood obesity, growing pains of parenting

If you tend to overeat, there’s a chance you picked up the habit early on. A recent study has found that overeating may be learned in infancy — and bottle feeding may play a role.

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9 Fair Foods: The Good, the Bad and the Really Ugly

Tags: diet, healthy diet, summer

Enjoy the best food the fair or amusement park has to offer — and skip the worst.

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Kids and Sports: Throwing Injuries (Video)

Tags: sports injuries, sports injury, youth sports

More and more children are in throwing sports, including baseball, and we’ve got take care of all those good arms, shoulders and elbows. But how do you know if there is a problem?

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7 Heart-healthy Habits Linked to Cancer Prevention

Tags: cancer, exercise, healthy diet, heart disease, heart health, prevention, research, risk factors, stroke

People who are committed to keeping their hearts healthy have a good chance of staving off cancer, too, researchers say.

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7 Tips for Healthy Bones

Tags: calcium, diet, exercise, osteopenia, osteoporosis, vitamin D

You can take steps to halt the “thinning” of your bones, called osteopenia, and prevent osteoporosis.

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Enjoy Sex More After Hip Replacement

Tags: hip replacements, joint pain, orthopaedic, sex, sexual health

For people in need of hip replacement, sex can be extremely painful. The good news is that once the joint is replaced, you can resume having sex within six to eight weeks – and it’s often better than it’s been for years.