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“Is newer really better?”
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“Is newer really better?”

“Odds Are…” As Menopause is a right of passage for women, so too, is a hysterectomy for many women.  In fact,  one in nine women will have the procedure.  Simply put, a hysterectomy is done to remove the uterus to treat a number of health problems like fibroids and abnormal [...]

“A vitamin a day keeps knee pain away?”
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“A vitamin a day keeps knee pain away?”

Since it’s January, a bunch of us have resolved to move more.  Whether that lasts until Super Bowl Sunday or it becomes a lifetime commitment, you may be feeling a few more aches and pains right about now. If that pain is in your knee, you may be suffering from [...]

Is Your Cholesterol Number ‘Trendy’?
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Is Your Cholesterol Number ‘Trendy’?

You get a gold star if you are in your 50’s and you have had your cholesterol checked more than once. If you haven’t taken the test, time to catch up with the rest of the class.  Health experts will tell you there are a bunch of studies which show [...]

“Catch Me If You Can”
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“Catch Me If You Can”

A ‘common cold’ cure? According to the ‘National Institutes of Health’ there are an estimated 200 viruses floating around that can cause a cold.  So, it’s no wonder we have been trying for a very long time to come up with a cure for this nasty, ‘time-suck’ of an illness. Experts [...]

“Parts is Parts”
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“Parts is Parts”

If you’ve surfed MyFit50 and if you’ve taken the ‘Fit50 Challenge’ you already know we have some cool information on how to ‘build a better you’ both inside and out.  Some of that info also includes ways to take care of your joint health now to prevent surgeries down the [...]