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  • When to Test For Dementia | Health Blog
    11/14/2015
    Women bothered by memory lapses may be at higher risk of developing dementia or other forms of thinking difficulties over time.
  • Medication Mistakes Frequent in Surgery | Health Blog
    11/12/2015
    Medication errors are made in nearly 50% of surgical procedures.
  • How to Properly Store Leftover Foods | Natural Health Blog
    11/10/2015
    How--and how long--should you store food once you've opened and/or cooked it?
  • Hide Junk Food to Lose Weight | Weigh-Loss Blog
    11/7/2015
    It may be the foods we see many times a day on the kitchen counter and eat without even thinking that cause a weight gain over time.
  • Why Shoulder Surgery Not Needed | Health Blog
    11/5/2015
    New research suggests that a shoulder dislocation may heal just as well with non-operative treatment as it does with a surgical procedure.
  • Meat Linked to Cancer | Reverse Cancer Blog
    11/3/2015
    Processed meats like bacon, ham, and spam are among the worst possible things a person can consume, at least from a cancer-causing point of view.
  • 10/31/2015
    Women who exercise regularly before they conceive may have a lower risk of experiencing pelvic girdle pain over the course of the pregnancy.
  • Massage To Strengthen Immune System | Natural Health Blog
    10/30/2015
    If you love the feeling of a great massage, then indulge for your health's sake. Swedish massage has recently been shown to improve immunity -- just minutes after the very first session.
  • Wine Good For Diabetes? Just Watch the Heavy Metals | Health Blog
    10/29/2015
    New research "suggests" that you may be in the clear to have some wine with dinner; in fact, it may even be beneficial for controlling type 2 diabetes.
  • Does The Saluda Implant Banish Pain? | Natural Health Blog
    10/27/2015
    All drugs used to relieve pain have potentially dangerous side effects, and all have limited effectiveness; but now there's a new option that might make a difference.
  • Late Bedtimes and Weight Gain in Teens | Weight Loss Blog
    10/24/2015
    Late night bedtimes rather than fewer hours of sleep per night may be a major factor in unhealthy weight gain in teenagers.
  • Carotenoids Benefit Our Eyes | Health Blog
    10/22/2015
    Eating foods such as carrots that are rich in carotenoids may offer some protection from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of vision loss in older people.
  • Obesity Leads To Alzheimer's | Mental Health Blog
    10/20/2015
    People who are overweight or obese at age 50 have a sharply increased risk of developing early Alzheimer's.
  • Childhood Stress Leads to Disease | Children's Health Blog
    10/17/2015
    Emotional distress during childhood may be associated with an increased risk of developing chronic health conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes as adults.
  • Why Take Vitamin D after Menopause | Natural Health Blog
    10/15/2015
    Consuming enough vitamin D may be able to reverse the muscle loss that most women typically experience after they go through menopause.
  • Ignoring Your Mate For Your Phone | Natural Health Blog
    10/13/2015
    Interrupting the time you spend with your partner by accessing your cell phone frequently can damage your relationship and raise your risk of developing depression.
  • Children Sitting Too Long | Children's Health Blog
    10/10/2015
    Sitting isn't just bad for adults. As it turns out, sitting for prolonged periods of time is very bad for young children as well.
  • Your Love Life After A Heart Attack | Natural Health Blog
    10/8/2015
    Many post-heart attack patients are perfectly safe having sex, and it might even be beneficial to their health as a source of exercise.
  • Long-term Effects of Pregnancy Complications | Natural Health Blog
    10/6/2015
    Women who suffer from specific complications during pregnancy faced an increased risk of dying from a heart-related condition over time.
  • Sitting linked to Cancer, Heart & Liver Disease | Natural Health Blog
    10/3/2015
    New research suggests that people who sit for too long may end up with liver disease as well as heart disease.
  • Pharmaceutical Price Gouging | Health Blog
    10/1/2015
    Many drug companies have adopted strategies centered around absurd levels of price gouging.
  • Children's Growing Fast Food Diet | Children's Health Blog
    9/29/2015
    Approximately one-third of all children and teenagers in the United States are eating pizza or fast food every single day.
  • Ginkgo Biloba For Hearing Loss vs Hearing Aids -- Health Blog
    9/26/2015
    One third of those aged 65-74 have hearing loss, and by the time you reach age 75, it's a much surer bet, with two-thirds in the hard-of-hearing club.
  • Migraines & Balancing Hormones | Natural Health Blog
    9/24/2015
    New research suggests that migraine headaches might have something to do with fats in the bloodstream.
  • Increasing Lung Cancer & Radon Gas | Natural Cancer Alternatives Blog
    9/22/2015
    New research suggests that the chances of a nonsmoker developing lung cancer has begun to increase in recent years, even as smoking rates have declined.

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