Nicotine: Puffing the Years Away

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that cigarettes cause a smoker’s life to literally go up in smoke. On average, smoking shortens life expectancy by more than a decade. According to...

Foods to Fight Breast Cancer

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness In the war against breast cancer, women have some important ammunition literally at their fingertips: their diet. It’s been well-established that a diet generous in fruit,...
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Top Nutrients for Eye Health

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness When it comes to your eyesight, vegetables are the fountain of youth. Eating a diet with plenty of colorful veggies can help delay or prevent a variety of eye diseases and co...
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Weight and Longevity

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness For years studies have indicated a direct link between weight and longevity. New longevity studies say: think again. While obesity is never good, a few extra pounds appear to...
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Brain Training to Live Longer

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness It’s been long known that a regular exercise regimen, such as aerobic and weight training, keeps our bodies fit and can add years to our lives. Now a number of studies sugges...
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Childhood Obesity and Depression

Kathleen Tracy | HealthGreatness Childhood isn't for the faint of heart. Kids can be a tough crowd, honing in on the vulnerabilities of their peers with the precision of bat sonar. So it’s hardly a surprise ...