Browsing Archive September, 2016

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month! Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging® says, “it’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, passion, or hobby.” Worthington is the creator of September is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health observance ...

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What is Edema?

What is Edema?

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body. Causes of Edema include the following: Eating too much salt Sunburn Heart failure Kidney disease Liver problems from cirrhosis Pregnancy Problems ...

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Becoming Vegetarian

Becoming Vegetarian

According to research, there is a growing body of scientific evidence that indicates wholesome vegetarian diets offer distinct advantages compared to diets containing meat and other foods of animal origin. The benefits arise from lower intakes of saturated fat, cholesterol and animal protein as well as higher ...

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Transgender Health Rights

Transgender Health Rights

Transgender inmates in Georgia will be eligible to receive hormone therapy treatments while in prison, Georgia corrections officials said recently as they contend with a lawsuit filed by a transgender prisoner denied hormones. In light of the recent Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer, transgender identity rights ...

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Body by Tim, But Blessed by GOD

Body by Tim, But Blessed by GOD

Timothy Richardson has achieved more in his 23 years than most in his peer group. The model and personal trainer hails from from Orlando, Florida and recently graduated from the University of Miami. And like any true Bahamian, he's the first to give credit to God and his fearless mother! "When I was 12 years old, I ...

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