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  • Older Americans fueling obesity epidemic reports Gallup Poll
    Older Americans fueling obesity epidemic reports Gallup Poll
    Most are aware that obesity is on the rise in the United States; however a new Gallup Poll released on January 26 has reported that the largest increase has occurred among older adults. Over the past five years, the obesity rate among individuals...
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    Three reasons to go Paleo instead of taking pills
    If you want to start a healthy eating regimen but hate counting calories, the Paleo diet is for you! Back when cavemen roamed the Earth they would hunt and find foods like fish, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits. The Paleolithic man didn’t...
  • Young Man With Chronic Upset
    Why This Exercise Program is Important for CFS Patients?
    Chronic fatigue syndrome affects thousands of people. They feel extreme tiredness that is not the result of lack of rest or any other medical condition. While the exact causes are unknown some doctors feel this condition is an onset of aging,...
  • Kevin Kane, Lead Organizer, Citizen Action of Wisconsin
    Kevin Kane says failure to accept federal medical funds could hurt Wisconsin
    Kevin Kane works as a Lead Organizer at Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Some recent emails sent by Citizen Action of Wisconsin had an urgent tone to them and contact was made with Kevin Kane to find out more about this.Here are the questions sent to...
  • Circumcision May Help Reduce Risk of Contracting Genital Herpes
    Circumcision May Help Reduce Risk of Contracting Genital Herpes
    The U.S Center for Disease Control is on the verge of endorsing circumcision as a means of preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, including herpes and human papilloma virus.The decision is based on the results from numerous...
  • 5 Proven Hacks For Women With Underarm Sweating Issues
    5 Proven Hacks For Women With Underarm Sweating Issues
    Sweat happens. It’s your body’s way of regulating your temperature, since sweat evaporating from your skin actually acts as your body’s own air conditioner. That said, it can be unpleasant, and some women sweat excessively which...
  • A strategy to determine healthiest fast foods for your kids
    A strategy to determine healthiest fast foods for your kids
    Although the term “healthy fast food” is a bit of an oxymoron, some fast food choices are healthier than others; thus, when the need arises for a quick meal for your kids, researchers at the Department of Family Medicine and the School...
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    Telltale signs of women's cancer
    Women can never be too vigilant about our health and because of that we should know the various telltale signs of cancer.Because a woman’s body is always changing throughout her lifetime it is important not to overlook some signs which may...
  • Being vegan
    Benefits of being vegan
    Making the switch to a more plant-based diet has become increasingly popular as researchers uncover more evidence that eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains assists in preventing a myriad of chronic illnesses and disease. The...
  • Map of measles virus genotypes
    Origins of Disney-linked measles may never be known
    In an e-mail, Carlos Villatoro of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), told the Examiner on Jan. 27 that it is "unlikely" that the department will ever identify a patient zero, the patient who imported measles in the cases...
  • Many homeless Canadians with mental illness also have cognitive deficits
    Many homeless adults with mental illness also have cognitive deficits
    Nearly three-quarters of homeless mentally ill adults in Canada show signs of cognitive deficits such as difficulties with learning, memory, and problem solving, say researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. The study was announced...
  • Feeling exhausted after a poor nights sleep
    Insomnia increases the risk for hypertension
    Insomnia is a very annoying condition which may adversely affect your health. The American Heart Association reported on Jan. 26, 2015, that chronic insomniacs may be confronted with an increased risk of hypertension. Researchers have observed...
  • Natalie Boecker a dental hygienist from Maryland
    Spotlight on Natalie Boecker a dental hygienist from Maryland
    Natalie Karen Boecker was on a dental hygiene group on Facebook and was kind enough to answer all of the questions below. She is a nice person and has been working in dentistry for over 40 years. She does not care about the Superbowl this year...
  • Raccoons may carry rabies virus
    New rabies treatment may cure disease after symptoms appear
    Treating rabies in humans who have been bitten by a rabid animal is only successful if the person gets medical help early on, before the virus gets into the central nervous system. Otherwise it is almost always fatal.But researchers have tested a...
  • The Face of Measles
    Disney-linked measles cases increase as origins probed
    Late today, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released the latest count of measles cases in that state linked to Disney parks and those with no link. As of Jan. 26, California has 73 illnesses and 50 are epidemiologically linked to...