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Reduce your risk of heart failure by half

heart, exerciseEveryone likes to give you their two cents when it comes to what you should be doing to protect your health. Much like parenting advice, it comes whether you ask for it or not.

I’m betting there are all kinds of lifestyle changes and ideas that get pushed on you all the time. It can be overwhelming trying … Read More

When snoring means something more serious…

cancer, sleepWhen you’re not getting proper sleep, the side-effects can be less than pleasant, with low energy, low mood and a lowered immune system.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has gone so far as to call insufficient sleep a public health epidemic, taking a toll on our health care system. The agency has increased its surveillance … Read More

When your body needs an energy boost

ENERGY, HEALTH TIPS, NATURALHave you ever found yourself on an energy slump in the afternoon and reaching for a quick fix? Maybe your mind has wandered to the idea of a triple espresso, a Red Bull or a seemingly innocent “energy boosting” health drink.

You wouldn’t be the first one in desperate need of a jump start as the day wanes … Read More

The one daily pill that fights deadly illness

cancer, preventionThere has been a lot of talk for and against the use of aspirin over the years. You have likely heard about an aspirin a day recommended for prevention of heart attack and, of course, for proven pain relief.

But could the popular painkiller have a role in cancer prevention as well?

A new study indicates that long-term … Read More

Why it’s so important to keep your cholesterol in check

CANCER, CHOLESTEROLHow healthy is your cholesterol? Along with the damage potential it has on your cardiovascular system, new research has found that cholesterol may play a role in a cellular pathway linked to cancer.

Cholesterol has been associated with cancer in previous research; one 2014 study from the United Kingdom linked women with high cholesterol to increased risk of … Read More

Your odds of suffering a stroke…

PREVENTION, STROKEChances are, you know someone who has suffered a stroke. It’s that common. But why? And isn’t there something we can do to prevent it from happening?

There is.

Every year in the United States, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke and 600,000 of them experience them for the first time. Nevertheless, new research reveals that the past … Read More

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