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Written By: Jim Long on October 6, 2016 No Comment

Will Rogers, who died before most of us were born, remains one of our finest humorists. Here are some of his musings.

First- Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

Second- The older we get, the fewer things seem worth standing in line for.

Third- Some people […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 3, 2016 No Comment

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is caused by cancer cells that form in breast tissue, and is the second leading cause of death among women in the United States. Although rare, men can also get breast cancer as they are born with some breast tissue. It is important to detect breast cancer […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 22, 2016 No Comment

How to Get Started with Pilates

One of the best parts about Pilates is that it is good for just about anyone no matter if you are someone that likes to sit around or if you are a health nut.

In fact Pilates has gained a lot of attention these days and there are new classes available.

You […]

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Written By: Jim Long on September 15, 2016 No Comment

Here are 7- count em- 7 tips for living daily.  Well, you ask, “ What is the alternative to Living daily?” Simply put- the alternative is leaving this world sooner than you desire.  If we came with an owners manual  this would be included.

1-     Exercise at least 30 minutes per day. Walking is great and […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 10, 2016 No Comment

Everyone wants to get healthier, and everyone knows what when it comes right down to it, doing aerobic exercise on a regular basis is something that can really take you from a point of being unhealthy, and bring you to a place where you can be healthy and you can enjoy all that life has […]

Written By: Jim Long on August 29, 2016 No Comment

A healthy body , mind and spirit calls for graceful aging. Here are 10 tips:

1)    Maintain an appropriate weight. Your diet should be low fat, high fiber and include generous portions of fruit and vegetables daily. Be sure to watch the nutrition information on food product labels.

2)  Have a personal exercise program.  Walking will get […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 29, 2016 No Comment

Popular notion holds that people who are trying to stop smoking often increase their alcohol intake as a way of compensating. A new study published in BMC Public Health, however, suggests this may not be the case.

Researchers found recent attempts to quit smoking were linked to reduced alcohol intake.
Lead author Jamie Brown, of University College […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 27, 2016 No Comment

The National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health suggests that older adults should target four main types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility.
Endurance exercises help individuals be active for longer periods of time, such as going for long walks or playing with grandchildren. Click here for some examples of endurance
Strength exercises […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 14, 2016 No Comment

The perfect cup of coffee has the ability to nurture your soul and fuel your body so you can take the morning head-on. Whether it’s the familiar flavor or amazing aroma, it’s safe to say that when you start your day with a cup of Joe, you’re starting it right.

Coffee can do much more […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 12, 2016 No Comment

The following are simple remedies that can help with many forms of knee pain.

ExerciseTwo women are stretching their quads.
Strengthening certain muscles like the quadriceps can ease pain in the knees.
Exercise helps to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, a common cause of knee pain. Physical activity is important to the normal health of cartilage tissue.

Exercise is […]

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Written By: Jim Long on July 6, 2016 No Comment

When you want to whiten your teeth, it is not a one-time thing. When you eat a lot of staining products you need to be careful because you will find that your teeth start to stain very quickly.

There are people that try and avoid these types of staining foods but still end up with discolored […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 26, 2016 No Comment

If you are living with arthritis, one of the hardest things to deal with is the insomnia.  The sleeping disorder is going to prevent you from getting the rest that you need to stay healthy and this will in turn make your arthritis worse.  It can be a terrible cycle that you are dealing with.  […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 15, 2016 No Comment

Cancer Research UK scientists have found a new way to slow the growth of the most aggressive type of breast cancer, according to research published in the journal Oncogene.

The team from Oxford University and the University of Nottingham found that using a drug called JQ1 can alter how cancer cells respond to hypoxia – or […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 13, 2016 No Comment

How can we help others who are suffering from stress? Is there a healthy option? Do we have the skills needed to help? Yes! We must extend ourselves for others in simple yet positive ways.

If you know someone that is dealing with a lot of stress, you may want to help him or her deal […]

Written By: Jim Long on May 31, 2016 No Comment

Do you know what the main symptoms of allergies are?  Do you know what to look for when it comes to allergies?  Some are just very frustrating and annoying to most. However there are some people that have symptoms of allergies that can be very life threatening and dangerous.

The most common symptoms are the following:

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