Health & Wellness

Can You Live to Be 120?

When people who are surveyed about aging are asked how long they want to live, the majority choose an age between 80 and 100. But when asked if they would want to live to be 120 – if they had the health and mental...

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Does Fragile, Thinning Skin on Your Hands Give Away Your Age?

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Your hands can be a dead giveaway of your age, regardless of how young you look or feel – and regardless of how much money you spend on anti-aging products (or even plastic surgery) for your face. Every time you look...

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Your Nail Salon’s Dirty Little Secret

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Think back to the last time you got your nails done. Do you remember seeing your nail salon properly disinfect the foot spa or basin and tools before using them? Have you ever seen the process take place? Odds are good...

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­­­­Fast Cedar Fever and Allergy Relief – Without Pills

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About half the population – around 40% – dislikes taking pills or cannot swallow them. This becomes a particular problem for Texans when allergy symptoms become unbearable – especially from cedar fever: burning...

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New Hope for Hemorrhoid Sufferers

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  If you suffer from hemorrhoids, you know there have been limited over-the-counter options available to you for complete, multi-sympton relief. There are many products on the shelves, but many of them use the same...

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Do You Have Severe Bad Breath and Don’t Know It?

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Most people don’t know that one-third of Americans suffer from halitosis (or severe bad breath). Really bad breath can be hard to detect if you’re the one who has it, while it’s obvious to everyone around you. The...

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Deep Learning Algorithm Does as Well as Dermatologists in Identifying Skin Cancer

In hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer. By Taylor Kubota It’s scary enough making a doctor’s appointment to see if a strange mole...

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Voice Analysis Tech Could Diagnose Disease

In the near future, smartphone apps and wearables could help diagnose disease with short voice samples. Researchers enlist smartphones and machine learning to find vocal patterns that might signal post-traumatic stress...

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Mentally Stimulating Activities after Age 70 Associated with Lower New Cognitive-Impairment Risk

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Mentally stimulating activities after age 70 found associated with decreased risk of new-onset mild cognitive impairment (photo credit: Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic researchers have found that engaging in mentally...

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Environmental Factors Contribute to Early Aging

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Environmental factors that we can’t control can result in signs of early aging, impacting your skin (and overall health) from the inside-out. It’s called a “reduction-oxidation” reaction; an example is how a car...

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