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Saturday, July 15, 2017

New Study Points to This Body Part for Signs Of Stroke Risk

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A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine points to a most unusual area of the body to check for signs of increased risk for stroke. It is known as "Frank's Sign," and it is located in the earlobe.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Tight Pants Puts Woman in the Hospital!

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Yes, skinny jeans are all the rage, but did you know they can make you infertile? And that applies to both women and men!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Stop Drinking Diet Soda -- It's Dangerous!

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Many people think it's all right to drink diet soda because it has less sugar. While it's true that diet soda has less sugar which is good for obesity and other health problems, the artificial sweeteners added to diet sodas can be downright dangerous!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The 'Bottom Line' On Colonoscopy Kits -- Not For Everyone

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Colon Cancer kits are advertised as an easy way to do colon cancer screening without all the prep. You've seen the commercial -- "Get-Go-Gone." But these simple screening kits are not for everyone. Here's why.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Scientists Discover Drug Used to Treat Diabetes is Effective on Parkinson's

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A drug called MSDC-0160 has been used for years to treat Type 2 diabetes. Scientists have now discovered that the drug is effective in slowing down the progression of Parkinson's disease. It may be a breakthrough for over 10 million people worldwide who are living with the disease.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

These Skin Cancers Have Risen Up to 265% -- Find Out How to Protect Yourself

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We all know by now the danger of the sun's UV rays in causing skin cancer. But in spite of all the warnings, there are two skin cancers that have increased at alarming rates. Why?

Saturday, June 3, 2017

New Study Shows Baby Aspirin Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk By 16%

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Low-dose baby aspirin has long been recommended to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. But a new study now shows that baby aspirin taken three times a week reduces your overall risk of breast cancer by 16 percent.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Another Setback for Older Americans as Trump Proposes Cuts to Medicaid

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While the Senate takes its time to pass the new American Health Care Act, which is expected to significantly increase health care premiums for Americans 50 years old and older, the Trump administration just released a federal budget proposal that would cut more than a trillion dollars over 10 years from Medicaid. This is a double whammy for children and adults with disabilities and low-income seniors.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Scientists Develop a Safer Way to Give Injections -- Using a Joystick!

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Hugo Guterman, PhD, electrical and computer engineering professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, invented a device called the Fast Intelligent Needle Delivery (FIND) system that will greatly improve both speed and accuracy of injections -- and it looks like a joystick!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Obese People 27% More Likely to Have Migraines Than Other People

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Recent research discovered that people who are considered obese are 27 percent more likely to suffer from migraines than people at normal eight. The study also showed that the risk between obesity and migraines was greater for women.

Friday, May 5, 2017

New Study Shows Doing This Every Day Will Help Prevent a Stroke

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New research shows that people who eat one egg per day on average have reduced their risk of stroke by 12 percent. The research compared scientific studies between 1982 and 2015.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Researchers Discover This Common Ingredient Can Reduce Early Death

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A recent study of healthy adults discovered that those who had low levels of bicarbonate had a higher risk of death than those with normal levels. In fact, low bicarbonate levels were found to increase premature death by as much as 24 percent.

Friday, April 21, 2017

10 Snacks That Help Blast Belly Fat

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Losing weight doesn't mean you have to go hungry. In fact, there are some foods, even snacks, that can help blast belly fat. The trick is to choose the ones that will help you lose weight, not pack it back on.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

New Research Shows That This Doubles the Risk of Dementia

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There are many factors that can be linked to dementia, such as age, genetics, and lifestyle choices. But researchers recently discovered something else that they believe could double the risk of dementia.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Coughing, Itchy Skin and 8 Other Signs of Cancer

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Early signs of cancer often reveal themselves in symptoms that may be deemed as insignificant. Some types of cancer can be detected early by just paying attention to body symptoms that you may otherwise ignore, when in fact it could be a sign that cancer is growing in your body.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Researchers Discover That Drinking Coffee Helps You Live Longer

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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered another big benefit to drinking coffee. It seems the more coffee one drinks, the longer it will take for you to grow old. Drinking coffee helps you live longer.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Americans Could End Up Paying More For Health Insurance Under Trump's New Healthcare Plan -- Here's How

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President Donald Trump wants to replace the Obama Health Plan with one that he claims will be better. He has promised that the new plan, Trumpcare, will “expand choice, increase access, lower cost, and provide better healthcare.” Although Trump is not forthcoming on the details, leaks from the White House have revealed that the new bill will actually cost more for people in at least 12 states.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

This Woman Survived An Unexpected Stroke -- At Just Age 36!

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People often think that strokes only happen to older people. The truth is that about 25 percent of all strokes happen to people under the age of 65. Sonia Reyes was just 36 when she had her stroke. Nothing could prepare her for the shock of having a stroke and the long road that lay in front of her that led to recovery.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

If You Have These 8 Symptoms, Your Stress May Be Making You Sick

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Everyone experiences some level of stress in their lives. Some stress is good if it motives us in a positive direction. But the type of stress that is concerning is chronic stress that continues with no relief. This is when stress begins to affect your health. The American Psychological Association did a survey on stress and found that nearly one-third of all people in the survey say stress impacts their physical or mental health.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Flu and Colds -- Why Antibiotics Don't Work

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This is the cold and flu season for many. If you end up with one or the other or both and go to the doctor, you'll probably be disappointed when you walk out with no prescription. That's because antibiotics will not work on colds and flu. Here's why.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Your Coffee Addiction Could Be Adding Up to 500 Extra Calories a Pop!

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It's no secret that Americans are the biggest consumers of coffee. Coffee shop chains are everywhere now so you can have your coffee fix anytime, not just in the morning. Starbucks is the largest coffee shop chain with over 20,000 locations in over 60 countries. You can order your coffee any way you like with sugar, caramel, cream, chocolate, cinnamon, and whipped cream. But each time you do, it can add an additional 500 calories per cup!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Can These 6 Foods Really Cause Gray Hair?

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We've often been told that "we are what we eat," which means what we eat will affect our bodies and overall health. But can foods really cause your hair to turn gray? Seems far fetched, but read on.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

What Your Favorite Ice Cream Can Reveal About Your Personality

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If you love vanilla ice cream, it could be telling others that you are impulsive and a risk taker. At least, that's what studies conducted by neurologist Dr. Alan Hirsch, founder of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, are saying. Now, vanilla-lovers would appear to be just the opposite, but not so, says Dr Hirsch. Read on...

Monday, January 30, 2017

7 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate -- Find Out Why

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Most everything goes into the frig when you get home from the grocery store. So it might sound strange to say that there are some foods that don't do well in the refrigerator. In fact, refrigerating these 7 foods can cause them to lose their flavor and spoil quickly.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Revolutionary Weight Loss Device Gets Rid of Belly Fat -- Never Touches the Skin!

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A Czech-made device called Vanquish, manufacturered by BTL Aesthetics of Framingham, Massachusetts, gets rid of belly fat without even touching the skin. The product was featured on ABC's The View back in 2014, and co-host Whoopi Goldberg tried it live on TV and then commented, "Let me tell you something: I'm not a big fan for products and stuff but this machine is magnificent!"
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