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  • 2015 Advice of the year
    2015 Top Advice - Ten simple steps & ten foods to live healthier.
    In the United States, heart disease affects about 9 million adults, killing one every 37 seconds. But the good news is that heart-disease is mostly preventable. Research shows that up to 90 percent of heart disease can be prevented by changing one...
  • Pancreasitis
    Pancreas a small part of our body, but capable of causing big problems
    Your pancreas is a relatively small part of your body, only about six inches long, but as pancreatic cancer patients know, it is capable of causing big problems.Consider this grim statistic from the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: some 44,030...
  •  “Healthy Eating is Good for Your Body”
    “Healthy Eating is Good for Your Body”
    If you are seeking healthy food that is ready-to-cook fast, that has been difficult to find. Wild Oats and Fresh & Easy have produced a new line of “Grab and Go” meals that are nourishing and without preservatives, artificial...
  • Breakfast
    Better breakfast for better grades
    If a student is struggling in school or with tests, it might have something to do with what's for breakfast. More studies link poor performance in school to less healthy foods or lack of food for breakfast.Studies have measured the effects of...
  • Lose weight and improve your health by fasting
    Lose weight and improve your health by fasting
    There are all kinds of fasting and detox programs these days. People have really gotten into fasting and if you are also thinking about losing weight and improving your health with fasting, you should not what are the benefits and risks associated...
  • If your are over 45; test of prediabetes
    If your are over 45; test of prediabetes
    In the past 15 years the number of Americans with diabetes has increased sharply along with the rate of obesity. "In 2012, 12 percent of adults had diabetes and 37 percent had prediabetes. "HealthDay News reported that a US task force...
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    Chant to overcome
    Do you have a mantra? Are you familiar with this concept? A mantra can be a single word or phrase that you repeat to yourself much like a chant to help you overcome whatever that is throwing in your path. This process can be empowering; it diverts...
  • Know the risk factors of Prediabetes
    Know the risk factors of Prediabetes
    Know the risk factors of prediabetes"Prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but it's not yet high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. Still, without intervention, prediabetes is likely to become type...
  • Today Christmas is commercialized there is no time to introspect anymore.
    Today Christmas is commercialized there is no time to introspect anymore.
    There was a time Christmas was filled with joy for the celebration of a child whom brought hope and peace to a world of unrest. Today we face a new world of unrest, but it seems we forgotten the reason for the celebration. When a person isarrested...
  • Money
    Extra money is a health benefit
    People that are suffering with the miserable despair of poverty are right not to trust the motives of people that insist money is not one of the most important elements for good health. It appears such untrustworthy people are sadists who feed off...
  • Survey: Air pollution causes climate change, which leads to negative health effects
    Physician survey: Climate change leading to negative health effects
    American Thoracic Society (ATS) members were surveyed to determine their perceptions of and clinical experiences with climate change. The ATS sent an e-mail invitation to 5,500 members asking them to take a survey; responses were received from 915...
  • Year 2015 New Year resolutions for the wired person
    Year 2015 New Year resolutions for the wired person
    Who is a wired person and why would such a person need a New Year resolution?In today’s world, most of us are wired people as we spend most of the day wired to one electronic gadget or another. We feel a compulsion to be connected not to...
  • Even the dog knows when to just 'Let it go'
    Even the dog knows when to just 'Let it go'
    Enjoying the holiday season can be not so easy when it comes to having family members or close friends staying with us. We want to have a great season of people and festivities. However, this is not as easy to do in life as on those holiday...
  • '5-2-1-0' guidelines not being followed with nutrition, exercise, by students
    Middle-school students have too much screen time, not enough physical activity
    A new study on a concept to improve health in children, called “5-2-1-0” is not being practiced by many middle-school students, and it is practiced even less often by older students than younger ones.The “5-2-1-0 Healthy”...
  • Gun violence more common in communities where neighbors are strangers
    Improving social ties helps prevent gun violence in dangerous neighborhoods
    Neighborhoods where people have strong bonds can help prevent gun violence, a new study indicates. And conversely, in communities where people are estranged, gun violence is more likely to occur.“Violence results in chronic community-level...