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Controlling hypertension with exercise and diet

Hypertension (high blood pressure) affects approximately 1 in 3 of adult Americans, and may be inherited. Certain types of lifestyles are contributing factors. These include Read More...

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Chinese Medicine is more than just needles
Mar 20, 2015 10:07PM

Say the word acupuncture, and immediately many people conjure up an image of pincushion patients with needles sticking out of … Read More...

Seven remarkable years
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

Oct. 5 marked the seventh anniversary since I was diagnosed with lung cancer. I have been thinking about what I … Read More...

Healthy eating on a budget
Oct 11, 2014 03:52PM

There is a growing public realization that a healthy diet plays a major role in good health and disease prevention. … Read More...

Free cruise gives local caregivers a much-needed break
Oct 3, 2014 10:32PM

"People who work in an assisted living facility, which I do, work eight to 10 hours a day and then … Read More...

Public transit programs may be the county's 'best-kept secret'
Sep 13, 2014 10:41PM

"People don't know that we exist," said Richard Kolar. "We're one of the county's best-kept secrets." Kolar -- fleet and … Read More...

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Discovered Tribe's Bacteria May Point to Our Past
Apr 17, 2015 08:53PM

A tribe of Indians discovered in the remote mountains of Venezuela may have a lot to teach us about the connection between gut bacteria and our health. Read More...

Superbugs: What They Are and How You Get Them
Apr 17, 2015 05:27PM

Drug-resistant bacteria, dubbed "superbugs," pose an enormous threat to our health. Read More...

Blood Test Could Give Early Breast Cancer Warning
Apr 17, 2015 03:28PM

Scientists say they've created a blood test that can predict whether a woman will get breast cancer several years before the disease shows up. Read More...

Creatine Linked to Testicular Cancer
Apr 16, 2015 02:31PM

Men who use muscle-building supplements containing creatine or androstenedione may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer. Read More...

Skin Cancer: Young Adults Get It, Too
Apr 14, 2015 04:29PM

While parents often warn their teens about the dangers of drinking and driving and having unsafe sex, the message about getting too much sun is often overlooked, experts say. Read More...


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