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An Antidote to Aging

Posted on October 19, 2018

I recently read an article touching on the subject of coffee being the latest antidote to aging, written by Alice Park and appearing in the Time publication. Other articles are reflecting some similar details but this one delved more fully into the issue. They are finding growing evidence that the daily jolt of java might […]

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Body Scan Meditation & Cancer

Posted on October 17, 2018

Many people turn to stress-reduction techniques like relaxation breathing, guided imagery, meditation, aromatherapy and the body scan meditation practice, because having to deal with cancer is so stressful. Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) and body scan meditation is recommended to be done together by therapists, wellness counselors and stress reduction teachers to help keep muscle tension […]

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Alcohol, Caffeine & A-fib!

Posted on October 10, 2018

And exactly how do alcohol and caffeine affect someone with A-fib?  Danielle Dresden published an article that was reviewed by Debra Sullivan, PhD, MSN, CNE, COI, on this exact subject.  Those suffering from A-fib describe it as feeling like their heart could flop out of their chests while some feel about to pass out.  Still, […]

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Poison In Toys

Posted on October 1, 2018

Those simple plastic toys our children are playing with every day might be posing a danger to their health and wellness. Chemicals found in toys may also inhabit your floors, kitchen storage, shower curtains and laundry detergents. Some are actually so dangerous they have been banned from use in consumer products and others are banned […]

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Smart Needles

Posted on September 28, 2018

A smart needle is embedded with a camera to help doctors perform safer brain surgery. The device was developed by the University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia and uses a very tiny camera to identify at-risk blood vessels. The probe is the size of a human hair and uses an infrared light to look […]

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Unknown Facts About Cancer Can Kill You

Posted on September 26, 2018

Robert Preidt, a HealthDay Reporter, reveals from a new survey that cancer isn’t inevitable, but many don’t know that several lifestyle factors affect their risk of developing the disease. In fact, just 1 in 2 Americans is aware that obesity can raise the risk of cancer and less than half understand that alcohol, inactivity, processed […]

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Calluses & Throat Cancer Relationship

Posted on September 21, 2018

I thought the article I read by Ana Sandoiu was interesting, and one I had never even suspected. We all develop calluses at one time or the other, but some calluses and corns can become severe and very inconvenient. In some rare cases, an extreme thickening of the skin is a symptom of a particular […]

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Benefits of Daily Aspirin

Posted on September 17, 2018

A study led by Cardiff University concludes that stomach bleeds that are caused by aspirin are considerably less serious than the spontaneous bleeds that can occur in people not taking aspirin. The finding that was published in the journal Public Library of Science, with the extensive study of literature, reveals that while the regular use […]

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Colorectal Cancer

Posted on September 12, 2018

Finding colorectal cancer early can be highly curable. This occurs when abnormal cells grow in the lining of the large intestine (colon), or the rectum. This can occur in both men and women and has the 2nd highest rate of cancer deaths in the U.S. Polyp growths occur on the inside of your intestines, but […]

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Fatigue & Multiple Myeloma

Posted on August 29, 2018

It is absolutely no fun to be tired and fatigued. Multiple myeloma comes with fatigue that is different from the tiredness you may have felt before. This is a bone-deep exhaustion that does not get better with rest. There are several things you can do to get the rest you need and boost your energy. […]

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