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Seven Ways to Love your Brain

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the perfect time to learn how you can maintain your brain – also called cognitive function – throughout your life. It turns out your brain, like every part of your body, responds to healthy behaviors, according to Sam Downing, MD, Director of Geriatrics […]

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Creating Your Medical Family Tree

Did your grandmother give you those freckles? Who passed those brown eyes on to you? A family tree can help you find out. Reaching into our past and learning about our ancestors can be fun and rewarding. Tracing our genealogy can uncover satisfying and sometimes surprising information. Many people have […]

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For Cardiovascular Health and Athletic Performance: A Vegetable That Can’t Be Beat!

Here’s a great health trivia question: What vegetable most effectively lowers blood pressure, improves cardiovascular health, and gives athletes a competitive edge? You might already know the answer – it’s beets! Research shows that some of the natural chemicals in beets lower cholesterol; improve oxygen delivery to muscles; and help […]

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