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Long-Term-Care Warning

Phyllis Shelton

A move to a foreign country can devastate a person’s long-term-care (LTC) insurance benefits. Many LTC policies do not cover foreign care at all, and those that do tend to significantly restrict benefits.

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Dark, Plain, Chocolate

Even More Health Benefits from Dark Chocolate

Bill Gottlieb, CHC

Intrigued by the cardioprotective power of cocoa flavanols, scientists around the world have been investigating the healing potential of dark chocolate for a wide range of other conditions—and discovered it can fight these chronic health problems…

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New Treatment For Tinnitus

New treatment for tinnitus, reports Jay F. Piccirillo, MD, FACS. In a small pilot study, patients did computer-based exercises focused on improving...

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Dogs May Help Protect Babies Against Allergies and Asthma

Dogs may help protect babies against allergies and asthma. When mice were exposed to dust from households with dogs that were allowed outdoors, the...

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