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6 Unexpected facts of menopause

6 Unexpected facts of menopause

Menopause is just one of those things you think will NOT really happen to you. Especially when you’re younger, it seems as elusive as illness or…

Using music as therapy in midlife

Using music as therapy in midlife

I love music, but when I was growing up, my parents rarely—if ever—listened to music. And I don’t remember my brother or sister being…

The flu shot; myths and facts

The flu shot; myths and facts

Influenza, or “the flu” is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death in vulnerable adults and children. Even healthy…

5 Medical exams you need at 40

5 Medical exams you need at 40

It should be no surprise that preventive care can make a huge difference for your health and wellness as you get older. Many health…