Fitness

Chowbaby

foods/hamburger.jpgLook at any grocery store shelf or a menu at a restaurant, and you will quickly realize that millions of Americans are watching their weight. Bright colors and large letters will point you to the low calorie and low-carb selections. Even though fast-food restaurants are also getting on the low-carb, low-calorie bandwagon, it can still be difficult to make good nutritional choices when you eat on the run.

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Surfing for Foreign Drugs

health/medicine.jpgPeople often ask me, “What do AARP members do on the Web?” Well, according to a new Hitwise survey, U.S. seniors are now using the Internet to purchase prescription drugs from Canada and Mexico. Hitwise states that “Among the top 25 pharmacy sites with the highest percentage of users age 55 and older, 12 are based in countries outside the US and emphasize their heavily discounted drug prices.”

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Dieting Online

health/dietchoice80.jpgThe scale and the mirror don’t lie. I had to accept the fact that, like millions of other Americans, I needed to loose a few pounds. So armed with my computer and the Internet I set out to find some dieting help from the high-tech world.

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Hearing Aids for Infants

health/hearingaidkids.jpgContrary to popular belief, it's not just the elderly who can lose their hearing. It's estimated that three out of every 1,000 newborns in the U.S. is born with hearing loss. Now, for the first time ever, there's a hearing aid especially designed to meet the needs of infants -- allowing them to do anything that their normal hearing peers do.

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KidsHealth

health/kidshealth.jpgWhether its children, grandchildren, or the kids in the neighborhood, we all know that it is important to keep future generations healthy.

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An Apple a Day

foods/apple.jpgA new study shows that an apple a day may do much more than keep the doctor away -- apple juice and apple products may reduce the effects of age-related brain disorders such as Alzheimer's disease.

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