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Exercise May Keep Your Brain From Shrinking!

Sign me up! EXERCISE. I love the endorphins, calorie burn, mood stabilizing, bone density building and metabolism boosting benefits of many different styles of fitness. The results of a study published in Neurology (2012;79-17) showed that people who exercise regularly show fewer signs of brain-shrinkage and other cognitive deterioration compared with those that have a more sedentary lifestyle. Continue reading

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Do You Know Your Fracture Risk?

As women age there is a concern about retaining the strength and density of their bones, especially as they approach and progress into menopause. Previous belief had doctors counseling their patients to take calcium supplements or prescription bone-building drugs. Continue reading

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