Opioid Painkillers Emerging as Safety Threat for Elderly

opiThe use of opioid painkillers is a burgeoning safety issue confronting elderly adults, a National Safety Council study finds.

Released Thursday, “Psychological and Physical Side Effects of Pain Medications” states that risk of death and unintentional injury  Continue reading

Worried about Clogged Arteries? Drink This.

pomegranate_boost_memory(1)Millions take toxic cholesterol and blood pressure lowering drugs that may do nothing to reduce heart disease specific mortality. Pomegranate juice, on the other hand, underlying pathologies of the cardiovascular system that lead to bypass surgeries and heart attacks.

One of the most amazing clinical studies ever performed has been hidden away behind a pay wall for over a decade.  Continue reading

Protein and Strength Training—Two Important Components for Healthy Aging

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 According to recent research, current dietary guidelines on protein intake may be too low for health, particularly if you’re over 50

 Protein is essential for optimal muscle growth and maintenance—especially for seniors— Continue reading