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Improving The Quality Of Life When Living With Arthritis

[ 0 ] March 23, 2014 |
Improving The Quality Of Life When Living With Arthritis

Many privileges come with age, including being able to drive, to vote, to legally consume alcohol, and to become eligible for senior discounts on groceries, hotel rooms, and dinner at favorite restaurants. With age also comes responsibility, and for some people, aging also means an increased chance of developing some form of arthritis. The Centers […]

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Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014 |
Managing Stress Levels To Avoid Addiction Risks

For many individuals, anything that disrupts normal daily activities and expectations can be reason enough to be stressed. According to the studies conducted by Dr. Suzanne Thomas, associate professor at the Center for Drugs and Alcohol Programs, stress is a major contributor to the relapse of an individual who is dependent on alcohol. People who […]

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Rethinking A Healthy Diet To Include More Plant-Based Foods

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014 |
Rethinking A Healthy Diet To Include More Plant-Based Foods

he role of diet in maintaining good health and preventing illness has become mainstream in the past decade or so. But things have not gone far enough and individuals can do a lot more through diet, exercise and stress management to prevent chronic diseases such as coronary artery disease, diabetes and many cancers. A Healthy […]

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Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

[ 0 ] February 28, 2014 |
Reducing The Risks Of Oral Cancers With Regular Dental Visits

Most people are familiar with the oral exams that they receive when they go to the dentist. But, aside from looking for cavities and other common issues, dentists and oral hygienists are also screening for oral cancer, often caused by the human papillomavirus, otherwise known as HPV. In the United States alone, 79 million people […]

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Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

[ 0 ] February 21, 2014 |
Understanding The 3 Common Causes Of Allergies And Their Effect On The Body

For people living with allergies, the allergy symptoms can often make a mess of our days and set our sneezing, coughing, and itching allergies off like a switch. It can be a horrible time, and one that cannot be avoided entirely. However, in order to have a fighting chance to manage our allergy symptoms, it […]

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Can Supplements And Spices Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

[ 0 ] February 10, 2014 |
Can Supplements And Spices Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that leads to problems such as memory loss and more general mental disabilities. The condition is one of the most widespread causes of dementia, responsible for 60 to 70% of dementia cases. It is also the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. with similar statistics in other countries. […]

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5 Ways For Diabetics To Care For Their Feet In The Winter

[ 0 ] January 31, 2014 |
5 Ways For Diabetics To Care For Their Feet In The Winter

Aside from the immediate effects of fluctuating blood sugar levels, diabetes can lead to other health complications. Dry and flaky skin is one very common problem faced by diabetics. This is especially true during the winter. Accompanying the dry skin are brittle toenails as well as skin that peels around the toenails. While superficially, these […]

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