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A Sharp U-Turn in Blood Pressure Rules for Those 50+

For decades, medical experts agreed that the goal should be to keep blood pressure readings below 140/90. Then, two years ago, a prestigious panel upended that and said a slightly higher reading of 150/90 or below was OK for older adults in order to avoid potentially dangerous side effects ...

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Pain from TMJ? Four Tips to Help

Dealing with TMJ involves a lot of achy jaw pain and sometimes can even exhibit itself all the way up into the ear canal. If you are suffering from TMJ and just don’t know how to make your jaw feel better or more relaxed, try these three remedies. ...

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How Clean is Your Hospital Room?

More than 300 hospitals, surgery centers and skilled nursing facilities in the United States and Europe are using Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots for room disinfection, and have seen infection rates drop up to 70 percent. Pulsed xenon UV devices take only minutes to completely disinfect a room and make it safe for the next patient. ...

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Do This for 15 Minutes. You’ll Live Longer

There’s no debate that exercise can help us live a longer, healthier life. But let’s say you have a chronic health condition that makes exercise difficult. Or maybe you’re just very busy. Is there a minimum amount of exercise older adults ...

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Oral Healthcare Basics

Most dentists will recommend that you brush your teeth at least twice a day, with three times being the ideal. Any more than that and you risk damaging your gums from over brushing. Also, make sure you clear out enough time to brush thoroughly. ...

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