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15 Things to Start Doing at 50 To Help Save Your Brain at 80

One of the number one predictors of longevity is a sharp mind. People who maintain their brain health as they get older tend to live longer and, unsurprisingly, happier lives. The question is, what should you be doing now, at 20, 30, 40, 50, or beyond, to keep a healthy brain long into old age? […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Which Drink Hydrates Best? (It’s Not What You Think)

When it comes to hydration, many of us instinctively reach for a glass of water. However, evidence suggest that water might not be the most effective beverage for keeping us hydrated. Here are the most hydrating drinks ranked based on their hydrating capabilities. The top answer may surprise you! 11. Coffee While coffee is often […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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What You Should Know About A Common Class of Heartburn Drugs

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a popular class of drugs used to treat heartburn, acid reflux and other conditions. But these widely used medications also have been linked to a variety of health problems, including kidney damage, bone fractures, and dementia (1). A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis showed that […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Common Blood Pressure Drug May Increase Lifespan and Slow Aging

Science continues to push forward, trying to extend the human lifespan and improve overall health, and scientists have been exploring various potential anti-aging interventions. Recently, an unexpected solution has come in the form of a common blood pressure drug, rilmenidine. Initially used for treating hypertension, rilmenidine has shown promising results in slowing aging and extending […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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9 of The Best Foods and Drinks for Liver Health

The liver plays a crucial role in our overall health by performing a variety of functions. Things like detoxifying harmful substances, producing bile for digestion, and storing essential nutrients are all possible because of our liver. Here are nine of the best foods and drinks for liver health, supported by scientific research and expert recommendations. […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Apple Adds Popular iPhone to Its ‘Obsolete’ List

Apple, known for its innovative and high-tech products, has recently added another popular iPhone model to its ‘obsolete’ list. This designation means that the device will no longer receive hardware service from Apple or authorized service providers. Here’s a closer look at what this means for users and a breakdown of each model now considered […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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17 of The Worst Junk Foods You Can Buy in America

Everyone wants to eat healthily, but that is much harder than we think, especially when these 17 junk foods taste so good. But you need to resist! These are some of the worst food choices in the whole country. You need to avoid them as much as possible, your body will thank you for it! […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Three Friends Seen Embracing Moments Before Flash Flood Swept Them Away

In a tragic turn of events, three friends were seen embracing each other moments before being swept away by a devastating flash flood in northern Italy. This poignant scene highlights the human toll of the recent severe weather that has plagued the region. Severe Weather and Widespread Flash Floods Storms and heavy rainfall have inundated […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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Promising Research Finds New Strategy to Prevent Clogged Arteries

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the number one cause of death worldwide, with atherosclerosis—a buildup of plaque in the arteries—being a primary contributor. Recent research has uncovered a new way to prevent clogged arteries from ever happening. This is done by enhancing a cellular process known as chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA). Here are the findings, their implications, […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Tragic Story of Omayra Sánchez: The 13-Year-Old Girl Who Slowly Died After Being Trapped in a Volcanic Mudflow for 60 Hours

In November 1985, a natural disaster struck the small town of Armero, Colombia. The eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano triggered a massive mudflow, claiming the lives of over 25,000 people. Among the victims, the tragic story of Omayra Sánchez stands out as a symbol of the horror the catastrophe brought. This is the […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Test Finds Toxic Forever Chemicals is Most US Pet Food

As pet owners, we do our best to choose the right foods for our furry friends – focusing on a blend of nutritional value and flavor. But have we ever considered these foods as a potential health hazards? Recent findings have revealed that most US pet food packaging contains PFAS, or ‘forever chemicals’, known for […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer