Preventive Care

Should everyone take an aspirin a day?

By |November 16th, 2015|

If you are having a heart attack, chewing a full-strength aspirin tablet can be a lifesaving move. If you have heart disease, have had a heart attack or stroke, or are at very high risk for having one, […]

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How many hours sleep should you get nightly?

By |November 13th, 2015|

I know a few of you, including myself, probably don’t get enough sleep at times … or even much of the time.  As much as we may try, with our work schedules, family and children, and other activities and […]

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5 AMAZING health benefits of walking

By |November 10th, 2015|

Physical activity has shown to be associated with reduced risks of coronary heart disease and stroke.  Studies have also suggested that physical activity is associated with heart failure development.  So the next time you have a check-up, don’t […]

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Top 10 best places to live when you get old

By |November 8th, 2015|

The HelpAge International has recently repported the best counties to live in for older people. Switzerland took the number one place, followed by Norway and Sweden.

96 countries were evaluated in terms of the socioecnomical well-being. The Index includes […]

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Cleanse your brain by this basic sleeping position

By |November 7th, 2015|

Importance
How you sleep – on your side, on your back, or face down – is usually thought of as a personal preference, but body position might actually affect how efficiently the brain clears waste, according to new research […]

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How much sleep should you be getting each night?

By |October 20th, 2015|

I know a few of you, including myself, probably don’t get enough sleep at times … or even much of the time.  As much as we may try, with our work schedules, family and children, and other activities and […]

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12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |October 19th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]

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8 incredible benefits of Turmeric – the spice of life!

By |October 18th, 2015|

I first came across Turmeric when an Indian friend of mine kept mentioning that name in her cooking recipes.  I kept asking myself in my head, “What’s so good about that spice?”  Previously, when it came to Indian […]

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Colds and its connection to sleep

By |October 15th, 2015|

Getting enough sleep is proving to be more important than we ever thought.  The viruses that cause the common cold are always around us – in bathrooms, at the gym, in our work environment.  But even if we […]

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Coffee intake connection relationship and colon cancer?

By |October 6th, 2015|

Studies have indicated that coffee consumption has been associated with a decreased risk of Type 2 diabetes.  However, the effect of coffee on colon cancer recurrence is not known and has yet to be established.  It has now been published […]