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7 Keys to Happy, Healthy Aging for Seniors

3 days ago   |   By Active Beat

Some people are under the assumption that when you age, it's time to slow down. However, medical science begs to differ. In fact, research shows that staying active can help you stay healthier and be happier into your golden years.
If you're no longer bogged down with the work projects that ate up most of your time, then it's perfect chance to start being more social and do the things you really love to do. Here are seven ways to ensure you age with grace and a smile on your face...
1. Volunteer for a Worthy Cause
Now that you have some time on your hands, and are no longer responsible for...
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Can Light-active Version of Heme Help Fight MRSA Infections?

Can Light-active Version of Heme Help Fight MRSA Infections?

3 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Purdue researchers find light-active version of heme may help people infected with MRSA infections.
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More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

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Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs...

Many US insurers may fuel the opioid crisis by covering the addictive drugs - but not alternatives

Many health insurance plans help American patients pay for opioid painkillers, but they often don't cover non-addictive therapies like acupuncture and counselling, a Johns... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

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Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations...

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose their children, grandchildren and... Read more ...

Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have...

Cannabis laws could be relaxed in Britain as panel of experts says they have ‘open mind'

The Royal College of Pharmacists will review its opposition to legalising cannabis following a summer of campaigning for oil extract to be used for medical purposes across the UK. Read more ...

Eating fatty cheese, yogurt and butter could LOWER your risk of developing...

Eating fatty cheese, yogurt and butter could LOWER your risk of developing type 2 diabetes

A new study, led by the University of Cambridge in the UK, has found that those who ate the most servings had a 30 percent lower risk compared to those who ate the fewest servings. Read more ...

TV ads would need to list drug prices under Trump proposal

TV ads would need to list drug prices under Trump proposal

The proposal, unveiled by HHS Secretary Alex Azar, aims to add information on prices to television spots, which typically contain extensive warnings about a medicine's side... Read more ...