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Having the Conversation about End-of-Life Care

It’s a universal human desire – we want to live as long as we have good quality of life. When our time draws near, we want to be consulted so we can die as we wish and not be a burden to our families. A recent Stanford study on end-of-life care revealed that people want […]

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Give the Gift of Music

Whatever happened to the mix tape? Time was that when a boy liked a girl he’d make her a cassette tape ofsongs to tell her how much he liked her, and, hopefully, sway her into liking him back. (For more on this, see the movie “High Fidelity.”) Fifty years later, the children of that same […]

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Resolve to Relax

If getting healthier is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, consider trying yoga and/or meditation. The mind-body benefits of meditation and yoga have been well documented, but they just got a big boost from Harvard. A study conducted by Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)’s Institute for Technology Assessment and the Benson-Henry […]

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Survey Reveals Misconceptions about How Habits Affect Our Minds

Degenerative brain disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America, and the only one of the top 10 causes that can’t be prevented or cured. But all is not lost. Numerous studies show that by adopting certain lifestyle habits we can significantly reduce our risk of developing dementia. Reader’s Digest […]

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