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damaging hearing
Apple Releases New App to Help Battle Hearing Difficulties

Apple has released a new app that will help gauge the decibels in your surroundings

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deteriorate
Healthy Ears Make A Healthy Brain

Acting at the first sign of hearing loss is a great way to avoid future health difficulties such as dementia. 

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vision
Teen loses eyesight from having a terrible diet for years

A teenager in the country of England that has been a “picky eater” since elementary school is now suffering with hearing and vision loss due to his terrible, years-long diet of junk foods.

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screening tests over 50
Screening Tests Recommended for Men & Women Over 50

As the old adage states, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away".  While eating a healthy diet and keeping fit is a great way to not have to see the doctor, as you age, there are certain things you will need to have checked to ensure you are continuing to live a healthy life.  There are different screenings for men and women when they get over the age of 50.  Some screenings are required every year.  Sometimes, a simple blood test can tell you whether or not you have a serious illness.  Below are some of the screening tests needed for men and women over the age of 50.

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airplane habits
Your airplane habits may be harming your hearing

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, thousands and thousands of people will be flying all over the United States to join family and friends for this holiday.  It is the busiest travel day of the year and that means planes will be packed with passengers at numerous airports across the country.  While typically routine, flying on airplanes provide a host of dangers to your health you may not know about.  Frequent flyers may be at risk of damaging their hearing on board airplanes.

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retirement
How to keep busy after retirement

Reaching retirement is a huge accomplishment.  It is a piece of freedom many people look forward to.  While extremely gratifying to achieve, there are some things you will need to consider once you begin your new life as a retired individual.  One of the most important things to remember is to stay connected to others. Many people often underestimate the role our co-workers play in our social life. They may be surprised at how much effort it takes to stay involved with others.

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Exercise is important for senior health

Just because you may be older in years, doesn't mean exercising is less important.  

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food lies
Four Food Lies You Should Not Believe

We often hear people provide us some rather insightful food theories.  These theories come from friends or family members that heard something from another person, or saw a blurb online about the newest food fad.  

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spring gardening
Gardening Tips for Spring

April is a great month for designing and planting a garden. The danger of frost is past, but the weather and soil are still relatively cold, especially in the Midwest. 

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brain food
Six Foods to Strengthen Your Brain

Your brain is like any muscle, it needs to be exercised and it needs proper nutrients.  You may be a whiz while watching Jeopardy, and read multiple books a month, but did you know what you eat also affects your brain?

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elderberry
Can Elderberry Fight the Flu? It's Possible

Elderberry, known for it's delicious flavor and packed with nutrients and antioxidants is back in the news. 

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money
How To Save Money At A Gym

It's a new year and for many, that means it's time to star healthy resolutions.  One of the most popular resolutions is to exercise more often.  many people this time of year also head out to public gyms to take advantage of the wealth of space and exercise equipment.  The only downside is that gym memberships can be quite expensive.  Don't let the price discourage you from reaching your goals.  

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