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  • UCLA and UCI partner for stem cell research
    UCLA and UCI partner for stem cell research
    On October 23, the University of California, Los Angeles Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and University of California, Irvine Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center announced that they had...
  • Minneapolis Holistic Expo
    Healthy living in Minneapolis events: Minneapolis Holistic Expo
    Thinking about living more holistically? Attend the Minneapolis Holistic Expo for information to help you on your way.Dates:November 1-2, 2014Location:Brown Heritage Center - 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430Parking:Free on-site...
  • Review study reports adverse health effects from energy drinks
    Review study reports adverse health effects from energy drinks
    A new review study of the existing evidence suggests that energy drinks may represent a looming public health threat, especially for children and young adults. The investigators reviewed scientific literature that examined adverse effects of...
  • Headache
    Weight-loss surgery linked to severe headaches
    Bariatric surgery may be a risk factor for a condition that causes severe headaches, according to a new study published in the Oct. 22 online journal Neurology. The condition, spontaneous intracranial hypotension, occurs when cerebrospinal fluid...
  • Chicago pediatricians: Now making house calls
    Chicago pediatricians: Now making house calls
    Ever wish a pediatrician could magically appear in your living room each time your kids got sick? Look no further than Weissbluth Pediatrics, a general pediatric practice located in the heart of Chicago.Weissbluth Pediatrics, or "WP" as...
  • Fighting the spread of Ebola
    A U.S. Army disinfectant system has been developed that kills the Ebola virus
    There have been feverish efforts to fight the threat from Ebola. Montana State University reported on Oct. 21, 2014 that a center of the university which specializes in transferring U.S. military technology to the private sector has played a key...
  • Comfort While Getting a Mammogram
    Comfort while Getting a Mammogram
    As Breast Cancer Awareness month winds down I would like to take the last nine days to present your must-haves in products that promote interest and conversation about support for the treatment and cure of this disease.Getting a mammography is...
  • Chairless back support: Nada Chair
    Chairless back support: Nada Chair
    Those with posture problems will be amazed to find a chairless back support solution. Posture and spinal dysfunction can add discomfort to everything you do including sleeping. These simple problems can be corrected with one solution. Nada Chair...
  • The toll for the Ebola outbreak as of Oct. 22, 2014
    American military increases Ebola response
    About 30 members of the U.S. military began training Oct. 22 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as part of the creation of the Ebola Expeditionary Team, the Department of Defense announced. At the request of the Secretary of Health and Human Services,...
  • Freecard for Oscar Pistorius
    Virtual Freecard for Oscar Pistorius' Valentine's Day killing of Reeva Steenkamp
    By now it is clear that judge Masipa sought to give Oscar Pistorius the most minimal time behind bars that was possible........a mere 10 months. Appearing to not completely dismiss his egregious act of killing Reeva Steenkamp, she prefers to call...
  • JSA Anti-Bullying Seminar
    Brace your kids against bullying with JSA seminar in Cromwell
    Greater Hartford area children are invited to attend a free anti-bullying seminar and Halloween party in Cromwell on Saturday, Nov. 1. Meriden School Counselor Steve “Coach” Makein, a youth and wrestling coach for more than 20 years,...
  • UCLA study leads way to increased bladder cancer survival
    UCLA study leads way to increased bladder cancer survival
    Every year, nearly 75,000 Americans are diagnosed with bladder cancer and more than 15,500 will die from the malignancy. A new study by UCLA and USC has found that a crucial factor for increasing survival is the quality of the initial biopsy. They...
  • Health benefits of nuts: Fortified natural nutrition that is health smart
    Health benefits of nuts: Fortified natural nutrition that is health smart
    One of nature’s splendid creations are nuts. There are many different types of nuts grown and sold daily. Since today, October 22 is “National Nut Day” we wanted to share some of the benefits that consuming nuts can provide.These...
  • Getting Your Blood Pressure Taken
    Hypertension the Silent Killer
    Hypertension named the silent killer is also known as high blood pressure. What hypertension means is abnormally high blood pressure, and a persons blood pressure is a reading on a blood pressure monitor of the pressure of the blood flowing in...
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    Blood pressure can often be controlled with regular doctor visits
    High blood pressure is known as a silent killer and therefore it is extremely important to maintain a healthy blood pressure. The American Heart Association reported on Oct. 20, 2014 that seeing doctor twice a year can often help keep your blood...