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  • People with persistent insomnia more likely to die
    Chronic insomnia increases risk of death
    People who have chronic insomnia are at a greater risk of dying, according to a new study that took place over 20 years.At the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, researchers followed 1,409 adults with various levels of...
  • Improving the physical and mental health of prison inmates benefits everyone
    Improving the physical and mental health of prison inmates benefits everyone
    When prisoners receive better healthcare while incarcerated and after release, both their health and that of the community will improve, according to a new study by St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The study was announced on Feb....
  • A movie that rings true
    A movie that rings true
    Listening to the news and watching the Academy Awards, we are overwhelmed with information regarding different lifestyles and life challenges through illness and disease. Caregivers will tell us this is the norm for them 24/7. The population of...
  • Pulmonary embolism
    Chris Bosh embolism, a serious condition for anyone
    Recently, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was diagnosed with blood clots on his lung. Because of this Bosh is expected to be out the rest of the season. Blood clots also known as pulmonary embolism is a serious health condition that if left...
  • People with the symptoms of mental illness often do not get exercise and diet advice from doctors
    Mentally ill patients less likely to receive exercise or diet advice
    Patients with mental illness are at an increased risk of diseases such as diabetes, but they are less likely to receive advice from their doctors regarding exercise or their dietary intake, says a study by theUniversity of Illinois. The research...
  • C. difficile leading cause of hospital infections
    C. difficile most common infection in U.S. hospitals
    An intestinal infection caused by inappropriate use of antibiotics and poor infection control, Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), has become the most common infection in U.S. hospitals, according to a new study. Nearly half a million infections...
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Improve Your Life
    WHAT IS COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AND WHO DOES IT WORK FOR?
    A SituationYou've had a bad day on the job and feel fed up. On the way home you walk by someone you know, but they just walk by you apparently not even aware of your existence. This starts a cascade of thoughts in your mind. Which scenario...
  • Buddah Statue@Stone Wind
    5 Step DIY Hack for Personal Transformation
    By Anastasia Gilliam, RYT and Wellness ConsultantHeal thyself. Easier said than done. But it CAN be done. Sometimes it can be a slow and arduous process, but knowing you’re a work in progress may just be a blessing in disguise.It can take...
  • DR. OHHIRA’S PROBIOTICS
    The latest surprise about probiotics
    Understanding the Importance of Probiotics and How Probiotics Can Keep You Healthy and Prevent Unwanted Illnesses and Diseases from OccurringDid you know…?Probiotics are bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms ...
  • An angry woman
    Anger can really trigger a heart attack
    It sometimes appears as if it can't be true that simply getting angry could cause a heart attack. However, according to a report by The University of Sydney on Feb. 24, 2015, you really should try to stay calm since anger really can trigger a...
  • Airport screening for viruses misses half of infections reports UCLA
    Airport screening for viruses misses half of infections reports UCLA
    Currently, in a matter of hours, air travel can transport passengers—and the bugs they carry—from one continent to another. The H1N1 virus and Ebola are just two of the many diseases whose spread was fueled by international airline...
  • Heart healthy, save a heart
    Advocate Sherman Hospital offers free heart attack prevention program
    February is American Heart Month. Sometimes known as the silent killer, heart attacks kill more than 610,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).That is 1 in 4 deaths.Heart attacks don’t...
  • Niagara Water
    Great tasting water doesn't need a lot of hype; just ask Niagara Water
    Do you remember a time when water was just that...water? Nowadays, there so many options to choose from that water no longer is just water. Water options range from mineral water to sparkling water and spring water to sparkling water to purified...
  • GBK Gifting Suites2015:The Scene to See and Be Seen
    GBK Gifting Suites2015:The Scene to See and Be Seen
    Oscar Awards wouldn’t be complete without the fun and exciting gifting suites created to pamper each star en route to the red carpet. This is the time of the year when wanna be winners and nominees get to indulge in the gifts and services,...
  • Television, Obesity and Poor Health
    Television, Obesity and Poor Health
    Although television is a convenient source of news, propaganda and entertainment, watching too much can be hazardous to your health.TV and Health ProblemsSpending several ours a day watching television has a negative effect on health. According to...