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New Options for Boomers With Foot and Ankle Arthritis


(NewsUSA) - As they approach retirement, many members of the "Me Generation" aren't ready to slow down, even if their bodies are. Foot and ankle surgeons say baby boomers are more likely than previous generations to seek care when arthritis develops in their toes, feet and ankles. "Unlike their parents, baby boomers do not accept foot...
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Holiday Recipe: Rum Balls


Submitted by: John Griffin, Founder, Texas Seniors' Guides I love making these each Christmas because they are just so good!   3 cups finely crushed vanilla wafers (about 75) 2 cups powdered sugar 1 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts (about 4 ounces) 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup light rum 1/4 cup light corn syrup Granulated or powdered sugar Mix crushed wafers, powdered sugar, pecans and cocoa....
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Love Your Gums to Safeguard Your Smile


(NewsUSA) - Are you attracted to a dazzling smile? Approximately one-third of American adults report first noticing a smile when meeting someone they find attractive. However, poor oral hygiene can harm not only your smile, but your overall health. TV's Bachelorette Trista Sutter knows the importance of making a good first impression, and she is partnering...
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Footcare Helps Keep Elderly Mobile


(NewsUSA) - Many people assume that it is a normal part of the aging process, but no one should resign themselves to foot pain. According to the The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), some foot problems are hereditary, but many others result from cumulative neglect and abuse. Gaining weight can affect bone and ligament structure. In...
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