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Get heart healthy

Get heart healthy

The chances for surviving a heart attack are greater the sooner emergency treatment begins. So, in support of American Heart Month, take some time to review the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and choose a healthier lifestyle. The American Heart Association (AHA) warns that most heart attacks come on slowly, making it critical to catch the signs early. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report the five major symptoms of a heart attack as the following: Pain…

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Are you prepared for an early retirement?

Are you prepared for an early retirement?

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has released a new brief indicating that more than a third of older workers retire earlier than planned. But, are you really ready? The study, “Retiring Earlier Than Planned: What Matters Most?, “further suggests that while health shocks and job loss are expected as key factors in upping the retirement date, those issues only make up a quarter of the reasons why people tend to retire early. The report states that health…

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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions by Playing it S.M.A.R.T.

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions by Playing it S.M.A.R.T.

It can happen to the best of us. As the new year begins, you come up with a list of resolutions to help make you feel and look better and to keep you healthy. Everything goes well for a couple of weeks—you’re exercising, eating well and getting plenty of sleep. Then, as January progresses and you get back into the day-to-day routines of your life, those resolutions end up trashed like last month’s Christmas tree. How do you make sure…

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