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How this new skin patch detects illness before it hits you

cardiovascular, prevention, skinStrapping a fitness tracker around your wrist or waist may seem a little too high-tech for you. I can understand that. All these new gadgets that your kids and grandkids have such ease with can be a little overwhelming.

But just imagine one day sticking a device right to your skin – something that will give you a … Read More

Mayo Clinic discovers missing link to blood pressure problems

blood pressure, weight

Are your pants getting a little tight these days? Extra weight can be cause for concern, I’m sure you realize, but…

Even five pounds can make a difference to your health.

Those small fluctuations in weight could be doing you harm. So before you brush off that snug waistband, you should know that a small increase in weight … Read More

4 popular foods that can make seniors sick

HEALTHY EATING, TOXINSI can’t stress enough to my patients the importance of healthy eating. Whether it’s for their blood pressure, diabetes or to prevent illness, a well-balanced diet high in essential nutrients is the key to a long life.

But sometimes what you think is reasonably healthy, just isn’t. Worse still, it contains hidden toxins that can sabotage your best … Read More

Eggs, butter, cheese: The newly discovered benefits

511524451I’m not so worried about fat anymore. Not because I’m the skinniest woman on the planet, but fat has a lot going for it.

I’m eating full-fat Greek yogurt, blue cheese in my turkey burgers, and homemade granola with plenty of nuts.

Fat, the healthy kind, is back in vogue these days. For years, government dietary guidelines recommended … Read More

Popular diet drinks setting you up for heart disease?

diet, healthFirst thing in the morning, my brother-in-law has to have his diet soda. Roll out of bed, head to fridge and guzzle. I’ve been advised, when visiting their house, not to try to engage him in conversation before he has finished at least half his 20-ounce bottle. It’s true. He’s a friendly, down-to-earth guy with a smart sense … Read More

Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

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