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Kentucky Health: Preventing Deaths from Coronary Artery Disease
Dr. Misha Rhodes talks about better patient-centered care for seniors.

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Painting Through the Pain
Contemporary artist Mark Collen understands the beauty of expressing pain through art. After he herniated a disk in his lower back, he suffered from serious nerve pain. He struggled to communicate to his doctor about his chronic pain.


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Hit a Roadblock in Researching Your Roots?
Searching for your roots to answer the ultimate questions about identity is a popular hobby. But it’s easy to get stuck and discouraged in your search. These tips can be helpful.

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How to Prevent Being Estranged from a Friend
Family estrangement is upsetting, but friend estrangement can be just as or even more distressing than family estrangement, especially as we get older..

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Life After My Heart Attack
At 62, after working to make healthier choices, I had a heart attack. Here are the lessons that I’m now carrying with me.

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Reducing Risks of Alzheimer’s and Living
Better with It
Alzheimer’s disease is the health condition Americans 60 or older are most afraid of getting. But dementia experts say research is increasingly demonstrating that there are ways to reduce that risk.

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Researchers Find Strong Relationships Protect Long-Term Health and Happiness
A decades-long Harvard study has concluded that good relationships and close friendships are the key to lifelong health and happiness.

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Start Your Own Grandparent-Grandchild Book Club
Grandparent-grandchild book clubs range from very informal to more structured, like those sponsored by libraries and bookstores. They have many similarities to book clubs generally but the benefits differ somewhat.