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Healthy Living

Alcohol, Caffeine & A-fib!

 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, […]

Poison In Toys

 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 […]

Smart Needles

 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 […]

Unknown Facts About Cancer Can Kill You

 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 […]

Calluses & Throat Cancer Relationship

 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 […]

Benefits of Daily Aspirin

 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 […]

Colorectal Cancer

 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 […]

Fatigue & Multiple Myeloma

 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. […]

Standing for Our Health

 July 20, 2018

The average U.S. adult spends up to 10 hours a day sitting.  This is a habit viewed as a normal integral part of daily life with working at a desk job or commuting long hours.  We aren’t doing our bodies any favors by sitting so much as it contributes to rising rates of overweight and […]

New Food Trend, Koji

 July 16, 2018

Consumer behavior is beginning to change in regards to food and is embracing more traditional foods. They are also relearning ancient culinary methods such as fermenting. This could be one of the most positive food trends in many decades as these fermented foods are really important for optimal gut health and plays a crucial role […]