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More Sex After 50 Years

Here’s something unexpected to look forward to when your marriage hits the 50 year milestone. For many, if not most couples who have been together for a long time, things can get a little dull in the bedroom. Now a study says that after around 50 years of marriage,...

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Exceeding Promises

A lot of people, especially in business, believe it’s best to under-promise and over-deliver. But maybe that’s not exactly right. Research out of the University of California suggests that whether we’re talking about a person or a company, we place such a high premium...

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Pre-Diabetes and Pistachios

Here’s something that may help stave off diabetes, a disease which is reaching epidemic proportions. According to a new trial from Spain, people with so-called prediabetes may be able to prevent getting the full-blown disease by regularly eating pistachios. These are...

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Bad Marriage and Heart Health

There’s more evidence that staying in a bad marriage can hurt your health, and the harm increases with age. According to a study from Michigan State university, that’s especially true for women. Researchers examined five years of data from 1,200 married American men...

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Early Musical Training and Dementia

Here’s something to make you wish you never gave up those violin or piano lessons your parents made you take.. Starting formal musical training at a young age may be instrumental in preventing or delaying some types of cognitive decline in later years. A  Canadian...

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How much Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? And exactly how much is enough? The U.S. National Sleep Foundation has come out with updated guidelines for every stage of life after an extensive review of more than 300 peer-reviewed studies conducted over the last 10 years. According...

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Cancer and Bad Luck

It’s a question every cancer patient asks. What caused this? Did I do anything to bring this on myself? Two researchers from Johns Hopkins University have come up with a surprising answer. According to their work published in the journal Science, most cancer cases are...

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Resolutions 2015

Have you made a New Year’s resolution? Eight out of 10 Canadians, have, at least at some point. And here’s how it usually goes, by the numbers: 75% hang in for the first week, only 64% are still at it by the end of a month, and 46% stick to it for six months. Complete...

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As Old as You Feel

You’re only as old as you feel. How many times have you heard that? Well, it turns out, it may be true! A study in the Journal of The American medical Association says people who feel younger than their actual chronological age may live longer than those who feel...

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Green Christmas

If you’d like to cut down on your holiday ecological footprint, here are some tips for a Green Christmas from Seventh Generation, a manufacturer of plant-based cleansers. Save time, conserve fuel, and prevent pollution by making just one or two big shopping trips...

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Podcast Get Happier Today

Here are five things you can do today to get happier. The list comes from best-selling author Dan Buettner. His latest book “Thrive – Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way” offers lessons from the world’s happiest people. 1. Say something nice to your partner or family...

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Smoking and Cancer

The number of people who smoke has dropped dramatically in the last 50 years – at least in North America – but cigarettes still cause about one-third of cancer deaths in the United States, according to a study in the Annals of Epidemiology. Researchers from the...

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