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The Anatomy of Heart Disease: And What You Can Do About It

Heart disease is the greatest killer of people worldwide. Some claim that once you have a diagnosis of heart disease there is no way back to optimum health. However, it has been documented time and again that heart disease can be a reversible condition. The road to recovery is possible with the right attitude and… Read More

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Osteoporosis: An Avoidable Condition

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition in which your bones become porous from losing bone density and quality. This weakens the bones causing them to become fragile and at risk for breaks and fractures. Osteoporosis generally does not cause aches and pains, so the insidious removal of calcium from our skeletal system occurs without warning.  … Read More

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Atherosclerosis: Inelastic Arteries

The term “atherosclerosis” means hardening of the arteries. When arteries are elastic, the way they were at the beginning of our life the heart sends blood into the arteries under low pressure. That low pressure was possible because the arteries were expandable, but as we age and consume the wrong foods those very same vessels… Read More

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Your Teeth, Your Heart: Is There a Health Link?

It has been said by psychologists that the very first thing our eyes are drawn to when speaking to another person are teeth. We notice if they are straight and certainly we notice if they are clean! But did you know that unhealthy teeth and gums might also contribute to an unhealthy heart? Some studies… Read More

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Lead in the Environment: A Health Hazard

Lead is one of 92 elements in nature. It is usually found in combination with other elements to form different minerals. There are many sources of lead in our environment, an individual can get lead poisoning from a variety of sources including lead in paint, gasoline, water systems, and food. Many children are exposed to… Read More

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Sweet Tooth: A Yearn for Sugar

The term “Sweet Tooth” refers to a fondness or craving for sweets. Many of us have this craving, but is it beneficial to us? Or is it a craving that must be curbed and controlled? Considering the health and physical condition of the present U.S. population, the answer is obvious! “SUGAR IS OUR ENEMY!”  … Read More

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The Price of Stress: The Benefits of Being Cool

Stress is a feeling you get when faced with a challenge. In small doses, stress can be good for you because it makes you more alert and gives you a burst of energy. For instance, if you start to cross the street and see a car about to run you over, that jolt you feel… Read More

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Memory: When Memory Fails Us

Memory problems affect many people. Sometimes it can be minor by not being able to come up with a friend’s name or where you left your car keys and other times it can be very serious. One in five Americans between the ages of 75 and 84 develop Alzheimer’s Disease. Beyond age 85, it hits… Read More

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Cell Phones & Brain Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Cell phones are increasingly globally ubiquitous. And like many technologies, their increased use has come with health concerns. For instance, is there a connection between cell phone usage and brain cancer? Does greater exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields lead to higher incidences of brain tumors? This eBook delves into the latest studies from a broad… Read More

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Breast Cancer: Are You At Risk?

While breast cancer is a fearsome prospect, it has been found to be controllable if a woman becomes proactive in the discovery of possible breast cancer by self-examination or by routine mammograms (at the recommended age). However, if a woman is aware of inherited risk factors or the occurrence of breast cancer in close family… Read More