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(ARA) - Grandparents across the country are falling victim to a new and surprisingly effective scam: They receive phone calls from people claiming to be their grandkids, frantically asking for money.
It's easy to see why many people don't hesitate to open their wallets in this situation. When you hear that your loved ones are in trouble, your first instinct is to help. Unfortunately, that's just what scam artists are counting on.
Will vs. Trust
(ARA) - Have you been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)? If so, you're not alone - according to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) more than 12 million Americans are diagnosed with COPD and an additional 12 million probably have the disease and don't know it. People often go undiagnosed because they wrongly assume their shortness of breath or other symptoms are the result of asthma or age.
(ARA) - As we get older, many of us hear the same advice from friends, family and even physicians - stay active and eat well. Yet one common bit of dietary advice - to follow a low-sodium diet - may actually be linked to health problems that can interfere with seniors' ability to remain active.
(ARA) - Brewing a pot of coffee and checking the day's headlines are standards of many morning routines. Now, a wealth of clinical research confirms that adding a simple step to your regimen can benefit every cell in your body to support healthy aging, immune health and much-needed detoxification. By simply increasing your intake of a powerful nutrient called glutathione, you stand to improve your overall health.