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Are We Overmedicating Our Elderly?

Getting older is a part of life. The best-case scenario for aging may be “aging in place” with family around to provide care. Modern medicine has made it possible for people to live longer, healthier lives, but in some cases, a nursing home or assisted living facility is the best [...]

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Like most things in moderation, inflammation is not necessarily negative when it is activated appropriately. When our bodies are injured, inflammation helps protect the site of the injury, cushioning the area from further damage. Blood flow increases to the injured area, producing swelling, and white blood cells flock to fight [...]