From the monthly archives:

February 2015

Previous studies have shown that 30-somethings are at a higher risk for stroke than most people think—and that they shouldn’t ignore the signs, and should be familiar with F.A.S.T. (Facial symmetry, Arm (can you lift them both?), Speech, Time). Here’s something else to be aware of: young people are at a higher risk for heart […]

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Insomnia, pain, fatigue, brain fog, and irritability… if you suffer from even two or three of those things, you’ve probably driven your doctor crazy demanding a diagnosis so you can do something about it! Your doctor may have recommended diet, exercise, or given up, and given you a diagnosis of fibromyalgia (which is sometimes its […]

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Are you slowing down on your 2015 health goals? Or maybe you’re daydreaming about spring between snowstorms? Either way, you can boost your health and lose weight with just a few daily changes! 1) First, it’s all about timing! If you aren’t familiar with your circadian rhythm, you should look into mapping it. There are […]

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Apparently they’re fairly frequent. This time, it’s an endoscope facility in LA, and the superbug in question isn’t MRSA, but carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE. Remembering that many patients are already sick/have a weakened immune system when they get it, the survival rate is only about 50%. It’s the same story as the hospital in Seattle, […]

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The older you get, the less likely you are to exercise, not just because of ageing, but because of various accumulated health conditions: diabetes, arthritis, or just poor heart health. While exercise is important for many aspects of health, people with other health concerns don’t have to go that far, according to recent research. Any […]

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