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Tai Chi Can Aid in Rehabilitation

When one is recuperating from surgery or a medical event such as stroke, heart attack or COPD, exercise usually is an important part of recovery. If you’re in a rehabilitation facility, you’ll likely be following a course of treatment specific to your situation. But when you return home, keeping active will remain an important part […]
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June Is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that with the aging of the baby boomers, the death rate from Alzheimer’s disease has increased by 55 percent, and many more families will be caring for loved ones with dementia. But people can reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease, say experts from the […]
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May Is Healthy Vision Month

Every year during May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) calls our attention to the importance of taking care of our eyesight. This year’s event focuses on women’s vision. The NEI reports that two-thirds of people with blindness and visual impairment are women. Why? Women live longer, are at greater risk for autoimmune diseases, and their […]
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The CDC Urges Baby Boomers to Be Tested for Hepatitis C

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that is most often caused by a virus. One type, hepatitis C, has been called a silent epidemic, because most people who have the virus that causes it are unaware that they are infected. And while some people think of hepatitis as being […]
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