Monthly Archives: July 2013

Delaying Retirement May Decrease Risk Of Dementia

According to a new study, adults who delay retirement are less likely to develop cognitive decline symptoms and diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Researchers say that working help keeps the brain active both physically and mentally while also being socially connected. … Continue reading

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Turmeric May Be Used As Medicine In U.S.

A new study has found that the spice turmeric, used in mustard and many Indian dishes, has numerous health benefits. Turmeric has been used as a popular medicine in other regions of the world such as China and India due … Continue reading

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Mental Decline In Elderly May Be Decreasing

According to a new study, people that were born in 1915 scored higher on mental and physical test scores than those born a decade earlier. The study consisted of 2,262 people around ages 92 and 93, born in the year … Continue reading

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Annuity Options May Ease Health Care Costs

A growing number of elderly adults are finding themselves in financial hardship while the cost of living and care continues to grow. According to the Center for Retirement an average married couple will need approximately $197,000 to cover their healthcare … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Poor Health

A new study has stated that artificial sweeteners may cause more health problems than regular soda. Experts are suggesting that artificial sweeteners can cause poor health while confusing metabolism and yielding the body from being able to properly process normal … Continue reading

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Cherries May Help Numerous Health Problems

Cherries hold many health benefits of which the average person may not be aware. The stone fruit, from the same family as the peach, plum and apricot, has a short growing season. Cherries have been found to do more than … Continue reading

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Generic Drugs May Create Health Risks

According to a recent report by the Public Citizen, a consumer rights group, 11 generic drugs that were once FDA approved now have black-box warnings. Many Americans are choosing to be prescribed generic drugs over brand name drugs in hopes … Continue reading

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Being Mentally Active May Decrease Memory Loss Risk

New research has found that people who spend a large amount of time writing, reading and learning new information are less likely to lose memory skills at an early age. Lead researcher at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Robert … Continue reading

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Smoking May Not Effect Lung Donor Candidates

A new study has shown that people who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes each day for a prolonged period of time are still good candidates to be double lung transplant donors. According to the United Network for Organ … Continue reading

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Many Americans Can Lower Health Care Costs

Health care costs have jumped since the 1990’s putting many Americans in a tough financial situation. The PwC’s Health Research Institute has now projected a slow down in the rise of health care costs, helping many Americans afford care. However, … Continue reading

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