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The City of Angels inched its way closer to being the youngest city in America this year, moving from tenth to eighth. Residents maintain plenty of heart-healthy habits, such as not smoking, eating lots of fruits and vegetables, exercising and taking daily aspirin. "Aspirin becomes important particularly in older people. A man with a RealAge of 45 and a woman with a RealAge of 55 should probably be on aspirin to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke," Roach says. "But we don't recommend starting an aspirin regimen without talking to your doctor first."
Wellness is a difficult word to define. Traditionally wellness has meant the opposite of illness and the absence of disease and disability. More recently wellness has come to describe something that you have personal control over. ... Wellness is now a word used to describe living the best possible life you can regardless of whether you have a disease or disability. Your wellness is not only related to your physical health, but is a combination of things including spiritual wellness, social wellness, mental wellness and emotional wellness. Wellness is seen as a combination of mind, body and spirit. Different people may have different ideas about wellness. There is no single set standard for wellness and wellness is a difficult thing to quantify. More