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Chill Out & Lose Weight?

As we head into winter, the experts say turning down your thermostat can cause your body to produce a hormone called irisin that can lead to burning more calories and weight loss!

You don’t have to live in a meat locker. Lowering the temp in your home between 75 to 68 should do the trick!

How Good Is Your Doctor?

Chances are he or she is very good. But about 1% if doctors account for nearly 33% of all malpractice claims paid.

If you’ve just moved to a new area or maybe you had to change doctors for one reason or another, you can research physicians on Surgeon Scorecard. You can find it at: www.projects.propublica.org/surgeons/

How Healthy Is Your State?

If you’re concerned about your health (and what Baby Boomer isn’t), the 2017 Senior Health Report is available from the United Health Foundation. Best of all, it’s free!

Visit AmericasHealthRankings.org to obtain your copy.

BTW – the healthiest states for Boomer Health are Minnesota, Utah and Hawaii. The 3 “unhealthiest”: Mississippi, Kentucky and Oklahoma.

The report is based on this definition of health from the World Health Organization:
“Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”

Vitamin D to the Rescue

New studies have shown that taking 800 IUs of Vitamin D daily can lower the risk of falls and fractures for people in the Baby Boomers’ age bracket. Exactly why is still unknown but the study showed those who took Vitamin D daily were 72% less likely to fall!

 

 

Write Your Way to a Good Night's Sleep

Having trouble falling asleep because something is bothering you?

A recent study shows that if you write down what’s bothering you AND how can solve that problem just before going to bed, you increase your chances of falling asleep faster!

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