In popular culture, a firm grip has long been associated with a macho image, but it turns out that an increased handgrip strength can help both women and men reduce the dangers associated with high blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, over 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, which it defines as being above 130/80. High blood pressure, known as hypertension, increases the risk of stroke and usually increases as
Getting a grip on your health is easier than you think.
The average Alzheimer’s patient is not "Still Alice,” the 50-something linguistics expert from the Academy Award-winning movie who faces a devastating diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The average Alzheimer’s patient is in her late 70s, whose disease comes on more slowly than depicted in that film, says George Perry, Ph.D., Professor of Biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio and editor-in-chief of the
These behavioral changes may warn of Alzheimer's — and they have nothing to do with memory problems.
Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t. Transferring your house to your kids while you’re alive may avoid probate, the court process that otherwise follows death. But gifting a home also can result in a big, unnecessary tax bill and put your house at risk if your kids get sued or file for bankruptcy. You also could be making a big mistake if yo
Adding an adult child to your house deed might seem like a smart thing to do. But there's a better way.
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