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The 3 Surprising Medicare Benefits You MUST Know About

If you've noticed that your parent has become frail and in need of care, then you've probably noticed something else... this care is really crazy expensive! For example, if you hire someone from a home care agency to help your mom with cooking, laundry, transportation or personal hygiene, it can costs around $20 per hour. Show More Summary

Morning Roundup: Sept. 2, 2015

5 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Jack Nicholson offered Princess Margaret cocaine, Miley Cyrus shares joint with press, and Chicago Target to serve booze.

That Time I Almost Saw the Real Harry Potter

Yesterday was September 1st. You know what happens on September 1st, right? Hogwarts Express? Toot toot? All aboard? But do you know what was special about yesterday’s Hogwarts Express trip? Stop right now if you haven’t read Book 7.  There are spoilers below.  You’ve been warned. Yesterday’s trip was the trip alluded […]

3 Strategies to Stop the Cycle of Stress (Starting Now)

Get your positive stress response muscles ready for when life hits the fan.

Trips and Travel: Dieting While On the Move

We went on a trip to a karate tournament last month. Although we stayed in a rental house, food was different then it was at home. I cooked some meals, we had to go out a few times, and there were several long car rides. The trips we’ve taken these past 17 years in weight maintenance   Continue Reading...

What's AA Really Like?

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Before you go, you may want to know what it is really like... from someone who's actually been there.

Up From "The Wire"—The Inspiring Recovery of James Ransone

6 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Actor James Ransone on his recovery from addiction and why heroin dealers deserve more respect than the prescription pill industry.

Mountain Biking in Winter Park

Ahhhhh, you guys! My love for {some} of the two-wheeled wonders has returned! It’s really only for mountain bikes.… The post Mountain Biking in Winter Park appeared first on Just a Colorado Gal.

National Geographic Talks of Dangers of Mercury in Grand Canyon

Managing Editor: My parents subscribed to National Geographic from the 1960s into the early 1990s. I carried on that tradition, amassing about 7 years' worth of issues. I even bought the faux leather cases to showcase each year in m...

Best Of: When the School Bus No Longer Comes - Aging Out and Autism

We ran this post last Spring. Many of us are sending children back to school. But for some, school has ended. Their kids have "aged out," the term for the end of public education in the American system. Some of...

Malta Coastal walk

6 hours agoFitness / Hiking :

Walkopedia recommends Malta Coastal walk (155km) as one of the best hikes in the world: Outstanding sea views Unspoiled natural environment Dramatic cliffs Azure window and Inland sea Archaeological remains Tranquil countryside Forts, towers and churches Diversity of habitats and plants The … Continue reading ?

My Friend Who Never Grew Old

By Michael Lanza The finger-numbing morning shadow of Maine’s highest peak, Katahdin, hung over us as we organized ropes and gear to rock climb the Pamola Cliffs, a slab of heavily fractured granite rising several hundred feet above us. Somewhere … Continue reading ?

Does Exercise Change Your Brain?

6 hours agoHealth : Well

When researchers scanned the brain of the legendary masters track athlete Olga Kotelko, they found that her brain was different from those of other people her age. But was it exercise that changed her brain?

World Hepatitis Summit harnesses global momentum to eliminate viral hepatitis

Participants at the first-ever World Hepatitis Summit will urge countries to develop national programmes that can ultimately eliminate viral hepatitis as a problem of public health concern. “We know how to prevent viral hepatitis, we...Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Study reveals how wasp venom kills cancer cells

Researchers have revealed that a component of wasp venom kills cancer cells by making holes in cancer cell membranes that allow important molecules to leak out.

Flu Study, on Hold, Yields New Vaccine Technology

Vaccines to protect against an avian influenza pandemic as well as seasonal flu may be mass produced more quickly and efficiently using technology described today (Sept. 2) by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the journal Nature Communications.

Simian HIV Has Been Infecting Primates for Million of Years

New research helps explain why monkeys aren't sickened by SIV the way humans are by HIV: primates have had millions of years to evolve immune system adaptations. Contributor: Jacob Anderson-... read more

The Missing Generation

Two years in the making, a breathtaking new show is giving voice to long-term survivors of HIV. read more

Patrick Cote Interview

Just over a week ago, at UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatchewan, UFC Welterweight did something almost nobody would have expected him to do: after two rounds of back-and-forth action, he knocked out Josh Burkman. It was a surprise because Burkman came into the fight as a slight favorite. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Synthetic tumor tissue helps model cancer biology

New, tissue-like, 3D microenvironment made of hydrogel offers cancer researchers a better way to study tumor growth and behavior than the current standard hard, flat plastic plate.

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