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Forget the foot pain associated with running. Dr. Danielle Shaper of Finesse Footcare offers these tips and a revolutionary remedy to help keep you moving

As a big proponent of daily exercise, podiatrist Dr. Danielle Shaper of Finesse Footcare does everything possible to keep her patients walking, running and hiking. “The body of research related to the short- and long-term benefits of exercise is overwhelmingly positive, from stronger bones, muscles and joints; to lower risk for obesity,...

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Maintaining hearing aids a must

We devote time each spring to doing a deep clean at home, in our cars and in our yards. In the spirit of maintenance and renewal, I’m devoting this month’s column to the importance of maintaining your hearing aids. We recommend you get a professional clean and check every four to six months, and sometimes more often such as if you have...

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A booster shot for health benefits

Healthcare benefits help attract and retain great people. If offered access to more benefits, 73% of employees would stay with their current employer longer, according to a MetLife 2024 study. The same report showed nearly two in five employees think their benefits do not reduce stress. There’s room for improvement. Imagine a workplace...

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Would you want to live to 150?

Last year, Harvard researchers reported they have “turned back the clock” on laboratory mice by altering the epigenome (the molecules that switch DNA on and off). This finding means we may one day be able to reset the human body to avoid deadly diseases like Alzheimer’s, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Advancements are...

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Can you reverse osteoporosis?

I’ve noticed over the past year our members are increasingly concerned with their bone health and its connection to aging well. Since May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month, I thought now would be the perfect time to discuss it. Osteoporosis affects almost 20% of women and 5% of men, an estimated 44 million Americans...

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