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A Patient's Journey: Learning to Eat Right - Medpage Today

The bottom line, from heart disease to prostate cancer and diabetes, is to fight inflammation by adjusting your diet.

Source: A Patient’s Journey: Learning to Eat Right | Medpage Today

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The New Reality of Old Age in America - Washington Post

Source: The new reality of old age in America – Washington Post

The present standard of retiring somewhere between ages 60 and 70 is not going to be sustainable when half the population lives to 80 or 90 – which is already realistic today – let alone 100 or more.

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Nutritional Update for Physicians: Plant-Based Diets

A plant-based diet is not an all-or-nothing program, but a way of life that is tailored to each individual. It may be especially beneficial for those with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, lipid disorders, or cardiovascular disease.

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Tiny Houses for Homeless Veterans

Source: Tiny Houses

I developed an awareness of this innovative solution from an article in The Atlantic.

It’s great to see this idea taking root in Tulsa OK.

Surviving Rejection---Lemons to Lemonade

“To be, or not to be—that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles and, by opposing, end them?”    758 more words

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Social isolation, loneliness could be greater threat to public health than obesity - ScienceDaily

To illustrate the influence of social isolation and loneliness on the risk for premature mortality, Holt-Lunstad presented data from two meta-analyses. The first involved 148 studies, representing more than 300,000 participants, and found that greater social connection is associated with a 50 percent reduced risk of early death.

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