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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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Protect your child’s hearing

The sounds of summer are in the air, and some of them are really loud. Dr. Cara Donovan, Au.D., of Sounds of Life Hearing Center, has some advice for keeping your kids’ hearing safe this summer and beyond. “Between loud noises from events like fireworks displays, sporting events, concerts, parades and other fun activities, children’s...

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