January’s Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

This month’s recipe comes from a reader in North Carolina. She writes, “I’m originally from Phoenix. Winter’s get so cold here in the Carolinas, all I want to eat is homemade chicken noodle soup. I’ve tried dozens of recipes and this is my favorite. ” Ingredients 2-1/2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1...
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5 Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

A new year is always a great opportunity to start fresh and be inspired to set resolutions to improve your lifestyle and health. But sticking to them is a common issue we all face with our New Year’s resolutions. Want to maximize your chances of not giving up? These tips can help you achieve your goals.  Want Big Results? Start with Small Goals Many of us frequently get...
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The 8th Wonder of Cardiovascular Health: Sleep

Want to score A+ heart health? Then you’d better get those Z’s . A recent study concluded that sleep is so essential in maintaining heart health that it’s been added as one of the “Essential 8” for cardiovascular health. The 8 components include: healthy diet; physical exercise; avoidance of nicotine; healthy weight; healthy levels of blood lipids; blood...
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Their Bodies Age, But Older People Have Higher Emotional Well-Being – Here’s Why

Bodies sometimes lose their vigor with the passing of the years, but in emotional well-being, older people seem to rule supreme. Researchers have been studying how we handle and experience emotions as we age. Subjects like shifting moods, the sense of satisfaction, and outbursts of anger and sadness in people have been of special concern. The study is notable because it related to a...
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