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Regular physical activity can have a number of benefits for seniors.

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In addition to the physical benefits of regular exercise, there may be some mental ones as well.
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'Chair yoga' could keep arthritic seniors more active

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Low-impact exercises can help seniors stay active despite joint pain. 
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Therapeutic intervention improves outlook of depressed patients

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Extensive studies shows that patients who receive counseling and medication for their depression are more extroverted and less neurotic than those who don't. 
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Study finds no link between cholesterol and Alzheimer's

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A new study questions theories that high cholesterol leads to Alzheimer's disease. 
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Researchers have found a link between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss.

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Researchers have found a link between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss.
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Vitamin D may improve asthma symptoms

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Vitamin D supplements, taken along with regular asthma medications, may reduce the number of asthma attacks a patient has. 
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Alcohol a significant contributor to heart disease

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Alcohol abuse may be a bigger risk for heart disease than previously thought. 
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Is anemia contributing to hearing loss?

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Iron deficiencies may be leading to more hearing loss in older adults. 
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Here is what you should know about sundowning.

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Here is what you should know about sundowning.
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Learn how to stay healthy and happy this winter.

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Learn how to stay healthy and happy this winter.
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How does occupational therapy help dementia?

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Studies show that occupational therapy programs can benefit patients with dementia. 
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Discover what a handful of walnuts can do for you.

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Filled with antioxidants, walnuts may be able to reduce or slow the onset of dementia.
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Can sense of smell diagnose Alzheimer's?

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How well a senior can detect smells may indicate the presence of Alzheimer's disease. 
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Discover the tips that could help you or a loved one prevent a secondary stroke.

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Discover the tips that could help you or a loved one prevent a secondary stroke.
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Women may ignore signs of heart attacks

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Older women are more susceptible to heart attacks than they may realize, especially around the holidays. 
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Here is what you need to know about early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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Here is what you need to know about early-onset Alzheimer's disease.
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Exercise could improve memory for diabetics

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Memory loss associated with type 2 diabetes may be improved by physical activity. 
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A new study has found a link between statins and the reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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Researchers have found a link between cholesterol-fighting drugs and Alzheimer's disease.
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Major health benefits when seniors quit smoking

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Research shows that quitting smoking can improve people's health, even after age 60. 
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Community involvement improves seniors' health

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Working a part-time job or volunteering for a cause can keep seniors more active and healthier. 
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