New research points to the not-so-surprising discovery that having green plants around the house helps women live longer. The results of the research was published in April 2016, in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives.” Scientists were able to show that women surrounded by the highest amounts of greenery near their homes improved longevity by 12…

The sense of isolation among seniors is always magnified during the winter months.   It’s cold, it’s dark, and people tend to stay indoors more.  As such, the elderly are generally impacted the most with this. So how do we help?  Thankfully it needn’t be too difficult or cumbersome.  In fact, it can be just as…

A new study conducted by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA shows that patients with cardiovascular disease who also have high muscle mass and low body fat have a lower risk of mortality that patients with other body mass combinations. The take away from this study is that to prolong lives, and especially…

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