Health Buzz

Older adults can cut their risk of falling by nearly one-third by participating in balance and strength training exercises, according to a University of Sydney study. More than 300 men and women, age 70 and older participated in the study and all of them had fallen at least twice in…

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Here Comes The Sun

Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer, caused primarily from ultraviolet radiation from sun exposure or indoor tanning. About 9,500 Americans are expected to die this year from melanoma, according to the American Cancer Society. One or more blistering sunburns before the age of 18 more than doubles…

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Travel Health

If you’re heading overseas, you’ll need more than a passport and a sturdy set of luggage. To ensure a safe trip abroad, plan ahead for vaccinations, medical exams and supplemental health insurance. The first step – before booking your flight – is to check for travel warnings. The U.S. Department…

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Live Well Stem Cell

As you age, your skin naturally begins to sag, wrinkle and develop age spots. An increasing number of skin care companies are adding stem cells to their products with the promise of giving you a younger looking complexion. Stem cells are master cells present in all plants and animals. These…

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Hot Hot Addyi

When it comes to treating sexual dysfunction, men have a wide range of medications available to them, but women haven’t been as lucky. Last summer marks the first time the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug to treat female sexual dysfunction. Addyi (flibanserin) is designed for premenopausal…

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