Stroke – We Now Have a Fourth Indicator…

STROKE: Remember the 1st Three Letters….. S. T. R. STROKE IDENTIFICATION: During a BBQ, a woman stumbled and took a little fall – she assured everyone that she was fine (they offered to call paramedics) ….she said she had just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes. They got her cleaned up and got her […]

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Brisk Walking May Help Reduce Prostate Cancer Progression

Life Line Screening article suggests Prostate Cancer patients who take brisk walks on a regular basis fare better than those who don’t. They not only lower their risk for disease progression, they lower their chances of dying from the disease, the researchers reported. The finding builds on earlier research from the same group of scientists […]

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Antibacterial Soap Truth or Myth???

Does antibacterial soap work? As we all know the spread of infections has been reduced due to better hygienic practices such as hand washing for more than a decade. In the 50’s Antibacterial Soap was introduced and the question is “Has this practice proven to be detrimental to the human race and the environment?” We all […]

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Half A Glass Of Wine A Day May Boost Life Expectancy By Five Years

A resent study was conducted of 1373 men and reveled that up to a half glass of wine a day can add 5 years to your life. This study took into consideration the Cardiovascular Health of these men over a  40 year time frame. Drinking wine was strongly associated with a lower risk of dying […]

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Fluoride and its Links to Autism, Cancers, and many other Dieases…

Have you ever stopped to think about the trust we put in substances that we put into our bodies, mainly Fluoride. I have posted here in this article the notable quotes from Research Scientists and Medical Organizations and their views and comments on fluoride. It may surprise you to read what well respected organizations had to […]

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Faulty Hip Replacements; Is Your’s One of Them???

If you have experienced faulty hip replacement surgery, you may be surprised to read the testing procedures required to pass the FDA. Unlike a new drug, which go through a series of clinical trials before receiving approval, critical hip implants can be sold without similar testing of the device. A recently recalled artificial hip made by […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Heart Disease Part VI

Heart Disease – Difference in risk based on Age, Sex, Gender and Race One comforting fact about heart disease is that most of the factors that cause it are factors that you as an individual can exert some control over. However, there are two big risk factors that you can’t control – your demographic characteristics […]

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What Causes Heart Disease in Adults? Part V

Heart disease is caused by a number of different factors. Learning about these potential causes and risk factors can help you determine if you are at risk for heart disease. The most common type of heart disease in adults is coronary artery disease, often abbreviated as CAD. CAD is caused by atherosclerosis, which is the […]

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Everything you wanted to know about heart disease. Part IV

Symptoms of a Heart Attack The symptoms below can be signs that you may be experiencing a myocardial infarction-otherwise known as a heart attack. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart is stopped for any reason. Most commonly, this happens due to fatty deposits called plaque building up along the arteries and […]

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Heart Disease Part III

Symptoms of Heart Disease in Adults In adults, symptoms of heart disease can be sneaky and easy to miss at first. Parents, doctors and teachers constantly monitor children and investigate anything that seems abnormal. However, as an adult, you have to monitor yourself, and it’s all to easy to make excuses for symptoms that you […]

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