August 2014


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We know smoking cigarettes can cause lung cancer but until recently we were unaware that it might also play and important role in either causing or potentiating breast cancer. More important is that the women who suffer the most are women who start smoking at a young age. For more information read Smoking and Breast Cancer Risk, Younger Women, click here.

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Once menopause sets in many women will find that they soon either lose or have a decrease in their  sex drive. Loss of libido, vaginal dryness, mood swings, irritability, vaginal irritation can all be symptoms associated with the menopause. This is part one of a three part series, Your Sex Drive & Menopause, click here.

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Hypothyroidism is more common after the onset of menopause, It can play havoc cause weight gain, hair loss, loss of energy, fatigue, and much more. Unfortunately, it is often missed by conventional doctors. To learn how and why hypothyroidism occurs and how it can affect you read Hypothyroidism & Menopause, click here.
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Millions take calcium supplements daily. Whether to prevent osteoporosis or for other reasons’ calcium is one of the most common minerals in the medicine cabinet. Do you really need calcium? If so, in what form and what dosage? In this article we cover the basics and answer your questions. To read Confused About Calcium Supplements, click here.
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We have all heard that people can die of a broken heart. Some people laugh at this idea, but it is real. We now know that a broken heart can cause heart problems and also problems that act very much like to heart problems. To learn more about Broken Heart Syndrome, click here.

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Study Shows Health Benefits of a Diet Rich in Vegetables, Fish, and Olive Oil

Eating a Mediterranean style diet, which is rich in vegetables, olive oil, and fish may keep the mind sharp and slow age-related cognitive decline.

 To read this article Keep Your Aging Mind Sharp, click here.

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“Doctor, I need help. I feel tired all of the time!” One of the most common complaints in medical practice is fatigue.

How often have you wished you could take a nap in the middle of the day? Do you wish you had a bed in your office?  What can you do about feeling fatigued all the time?

To read this article Tired of Fighting Fatigue? Try these, click here.
fall190x135.jpg  New guidelines show a good workout could help elderly patients prevent a fall.

The American Geriatrics Society and the British Geriatric's Society have just released a new set of guidelines to offer help to prevent falls in the elderly.

To read this article Guidelines to Prevent Elderly Falls, click here.

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Guidelines Would Require Schools to Cut Sodium by More Than Half, Use More Whole Grains and Serve Low-Fat Milk

School cafeterias would have to hold the fries - and serve kids more whole grains, fruits and vegetables - under the government's plans for the first major nutritional overhaul of students' meals in 15 years.

To read this article Making School Lunches Healthier , click here.