Aging

Boost Brain Health
AARP Magazine, Feb/March 2012
Written by Beth Howard / Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson 

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Many experts now believe you can prevent or at least delay dementia — even if you have a genetic predisposition. Reducing Alzheimer’s risk factors like obesity, diabetes, smoking and low physical activity by just 25 percent could prevent up to half a million cases of the disease…Here are 10 new ways you can boost your brain health now…
— Boost Brain Health, AARP Magazine, Feb/March 2012

Holding the Line
US News & World Report Magazine, 2012
Written by Beth Howard

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This year the first wave of baby boomers hits 65, and health officials are bracing for a tsunami of chronic ills, from arthritis to osteoporosis. Yet a growing body of evidence shows that regular exercise can delay or prevent many age-related ailments, even among longtime couch potatoes.
— Holding the Line, US News & World Report, 2012

What to Expect in Your 50s 60s 70
AARP Magazine, Feb/March 2012
Written by Beth Howard

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...learn how to, among other things ... save your skin, keep your heart strong, preserve your senses, motivate your metabolism, bone up for good health, improve your sex life, ramp up your immunity, take fewer nighttime trips (to the bathroom), stay sharp and — most importantly — be happy. At every age!
— What to Expect in Your 50s 60s 70s, AARP Magazine, October 2012

Amazing Medical Breakthroughs
AARP Magazine, Sept/Oct 2011
Written by Beth Howard / Illustration by Hugh Kretschmer

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Imagine fighting cancer with a vaccine. Or treating depression with a magnet. Or even growing a new liver or bladder using cells from your existing organs. Many of these novel approaches, for treating heart disease, cancer, and even blindness, are already in place or coming soon. Of course, as with any new procedure or medication, there may be as-yet-unreported side effects. And not all new technologies are covered by insurance. These innovations, however, could potentially save your life — or the life of someone you love
— Amazing Medical Breakthroughs, AARP Magazine, Sept/Oct 2011