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  • Active surveillance recommended for prostate cancer
    Active surveillance recommended for prostate cancer
    A new study has found that active surveillance is preferable to surgery or radiation for low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, in some men, such as the elderly or those with major health problems it...
  • Andy Allison
    Firefighter who was electrocuted in Texas could use help with his dental bills
    Andy Allison was on the job as a firefighter in Lewisville, Texas when he was in a laundry room putting out a fire with a hose and came in contact with 220 volts of live electricity on August 12, 2012. It took a while for other firefighters to...
  • Putting together the Board
    Putting together the Board
    This is the time of year when families get together and have time to reflect as well as plan the future. What a great time to begin the conversation with our parents about their future. Should this be the first conversation regarding elder life...
  • Gluten more abundant than one may suspect
    Gluten more abundant than one may suspect
    It's common knowledge that gluten is in anything made from wheat, rye, barley, non-gluten free oats or the lesser known triticale. It is also in some less obvious products, and if you are new to the gluten free lifestyle it can be an...
  • Live longer with ibuprofen
    Live longer with ibuprofen
    Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly taken for pain relief, fever reduction, and to reduce inflammation. Brand names include Advil, Genpril, IBU, Midol, Motrin, and Nuprin. A new study has found that the medication...
  • Elderly
    Clot-removing stent provides better stroke recovery
    A study conducted in the Netherlands found that using a new type of stent to remove large blood clots in the brain greatly enhanced the recovery of stroke patients, allowing many to return to an independent life. The study, published in the Oct....
  • A baby
    Phthalate emissions from vinyl crib mattress covers are increased with heat
    It's a really sad thought that concerned parents could be inadvertently poisoning their babies with mattress covers. The American Chemical Society reported on Dec. 17, 2014 heat actually increases phthalate emissions from vinyl crib mattress...
  • Many patients with allergies or asthma do not use medical devices correctly
    Many patients with allergies or asthma do not use medical devices correctly
    Most inhaler and epinephrine auto-injector users do not know how to use these medical devices properly to manage asthma or to treat severe allergic reactions, says the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI). The study was...
  • Banana
    Depressed, try a banana.
    Banana pudding, banana bread, banana protein shakes, banana french toast, banana whip cream, banana martini - just to name a few. Recipes to follow.Bananas. Containing three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber, a...
  • Watch for chikungunya
    From zero to one million cases in just a year
    In early December, 2013, chikungunya was unknown in the Americas. One year later, the latest data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reports over one million cases of the mosquito borne viral illness. In a Dec. 18 piece, CNN covered...
  • Soda isn't the Enemy, but Moderation is Key: A Gift for the Soda Junkie
    Soda isn't the Enemy, but Moderation is Key: A Gift for the Soda Junkie
    Reaching for a glass of cola may not seem like the worst thing that one could but in a recent study conducted by UC San Francisco researchers found that outside of promoting obesity, it is associated with cell aging.It was reported that the...
  • A Closer Look At Rheumatoid Arthritis
    A Closer Look At Rheumatoid Arthritis
    As people, from time to time, we get to suffer from all kinds of diseases. One such disease that can affect one is Rheumatoid Arthritis. In worst situations, a person’s body part can be rendered completely unusable. Read on to find out more...
  • Rexavar Male Enhancement - Reviews, Ingredients, Side effects & Testimonials
    Product Review: Rexavar Male Enhancement Product
    Rexavar – The All-in-One Male Enhancement Pill Which Provides A Game Changing Result on MenRexavar is a male enhancement pill which works for men of different ages. It is consist of different ingredients which have been extracted from...
  • Stress Free
    Beat the holiday blues and feel healthier and happier
    People talk about the presents and parties and holiday food. Few people openly talk about holiday stress and even depression. When 8 out of 10 Americans reportedly anticipate increased stress during the holiday season, the holiday blues affects a...
  • Testing for Celiac disease
    Testing for Celiac disease
    Increased public awareness of Celiac disease and the connection to gluten is resulting in more and more people to conclude that a health condition they are "dealing with", such as gastrointestinal disturbances or presentment weight...