August 2014


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Could your Valentine's kiss give you lead poisoning? Study by FDA finds most lipsticks contain lead, so you might want to make that smooch bare-lipped. If you're going to be on either end of a kiss this Valentine's Day, you might want to consider smooching bare-lipped. Most lipstick contains lead.

To read the full article Could your Valentine's Kiss Give You Lead Poisoning?, click here.
Walking-Meditation-170x113.jpgSome might scoff at the idea of a walking meditation. For most, the practice involves grabbing a cushion, plopping oneself down with eyes closed, and turning one’s focus within.

To read the full article The Advantages Of A Walking Meditation, click here.
pad170x124.jpgWomen with peripheral artery disease, or PAD, are two to three times more likely to have a stroke or heart attack than those without it - yet it's often unrecognized and untreated, especially in women, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.

To read the full article Need For Further Study Of Peripheral Artery Disease In Women, click here.
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There's no link between menopause and increased risk of death from heart disease, says a study that challenges a long-held medical belief that the rate of cardiovascular death in women spikes after menopause.

To read the full article Aging, Not Menopause, Raises Women's Heart Risks, Study Finds, click here.
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New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.

To read the full article Vitamin D Deficiency High Among Trauma Patients, click here.
OlderWomenBreastCa130x170.jpgOlder women with breast cancer may be at greater risk than younger women of dying from the disease, regardless of the type of tumor they have or treatment they undergo, according to a study released Tuesday.

To read the full article Older Women at Highest Risk for Breast Cancer Death, click here.
lonelywoman170x114.jpgNewly divorced middle aged women are more vulnerable to contract HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. this occurs because they tend to let their guard down with new sexual partners and avoid using protection since they are unafraid of getting pregnant.

To read the full article A Lonely Heart Can Make You Sick: Middle Aged Divorced Women Vulnerable to Contracting HIV, click here.

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A new study of a promising Alzheimer's treatment has doctors buzzing that the drug may reverse the deadly neurodegenerative disease.

To read the full article Cancer Drug Reverses Alzheimer's Disease in Mice: Hope for Humans?, click here.

Alzheimers-140x170.jpgAlzheimer's research in U.S. gets extra $50 million in funding

Alzheimer's disease research is set to get a big cash influx from U.S. government. The National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday it would immediately devote an extra $50 million to dementia research, as part of the Obama administration's plan to develop an effective treatment for the disease by 2025.

To read the full article Alzheimer's Research in U.S. Gets Extra $50 Million in Funding, click here.
BackPinWeight130x170.jpgObesity may be a major cause of back pain and even worse problems.

If you look at your back in a mirror, you can see your vertebrae, which are the bones in your spine. What you can't see are your discs, which are soft cushions between these bones. Discs that break down can lead to pain and disability.

To read the full article Obesity May Be a Major Cause of Back Pain and Even Worse Problems, click here.

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A Guide to Decoding Ingredients on Grain Products

Claims on the front of packages such as “whole grain,” “multigrain” and “12-grain” have been given no legal definition given by the Food and Drug Administration.

To read the full article A Guide to Decoding Ingredients on Grain Products, click here.

marijuana170x140.jpgMarijuana Lung Findings Unlikely to Change Minds

Marijuana smoke does not damage lungs in the same manner as tobacco smoke, according to a study released Tuesday.

To read the full article Marijuana Lung Findings Unlikely to Change Minds, click here.
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Are You at High Risk for Serious Illness from Flu?


If you are at high risk, flu vaccination is especially important to decrease your risk of severe flu illness. Get your flu vaccine today.

To read the full article Are You at High Risk for Serious Illness from Flu?, click here.
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Why People Who Pray Are Healthier Than Those Who Don't


If you want to achieve maximum health, here are a few things that you should do: exercise regularly, eat nutritious and minimally processed foods, drop those extra pounds -- and pray.

To read the full article Why People Who Pray Are Healthier Than Those Who Don't , click here.