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Fend Off Illness With A Cup Of Tea

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We all enjoy our frothed mochas and cappuccinos as cold season hits, but research shows white tea could be your best bet to warm you up and keep healthy.

Tea ceremony is an ancient practice, dating back to 10th century …

How to Prevent Broken Hips with Fish

87552030The population in North America is aging, and along with aging comes an increased risk of hip fractures from falls.  Hip fractures are serious injuries that often result in long-term disability in the senior population, with three quarters of these …

The Damage and Health Risks of Winter

toxinsThe winter season often means snow, cold temperatures, the holidays, and sadly, the flu season, too.  Most of us may have noticed that more flu cases occur during the winter, although we also know that the flu virus can also …

How to Handle Winter Skin Damage

87472160Xerosis pertains to a form of skin damage that is characterized by dryness and itchiness. This condition is usually experienced during the cold winter months. Dry, itchy skin may also occur during illness and aging. Skin damage is largely associated …

Is Laundry Killing Your Immune System?

It is a common practice; drying laundry inside. Millions of North Americans hang their clothing indoors, especially in the winter months, but it turns out it can be bad for our health.

There is nothing like the clean, fresh smell …

Grapefruits Causing Accidental Drug Overdoses

It could seem harmless enough. But a frightening new study has given some perspective to the dangers of a popular fruit juice and the potential damage it could cause. The new study has shown that grapefruit juice could be linked …

Does an Outdoor Smoking Ban Mean Less Damage?

Second hand smoke has been associated with various respiratory diseases and cancer.  Does banning outdoor smoking really help decrease second hand smoke exposure?

Several medical reports have shown that cigarette smoking may result in major health damage, including the …

The Damage of Moderation – How Bad is Beer?

dietGo easy on the beer drinking…that’s what we’ve always heard, but some evidence seems to suggest drinking in moderation has some health benefits.

Drinking a lot of beer comes with a price; not just a price tag, but a health …

Does Coffee Cause Damage to Your Eyes?

damageGlaucoma is an eye health disorder characterized by damage to the optic nerve and a gradual loss in eyesight. Glaucoma is the second greatest cause of blindness in America, and aging, nearsightedness, high blood pressure, diabetes, and an  injury to …

Essential Oils for Your Aging Skin?

 damageIf you happen to glance and the mirror and see dull, aging skin you may want to consider using essential oils to help repair the damage that you see.  Even if you don’t see dull skin or wrinkles today, you …

Senior Citizens and STD’s – Not So Uncommon

agingOne of the last things you might think about when you think of the aging population is sexually transmitted diseases. But according to a recent study, this is a much more common issue than you might be willing to admit, …

Is it Too Late for Your Liver?

 liverThe liver is one of the major organs of the body that is responsible for the removal of toxins that may be present in the body.  Organ damage in the form of cirrhosis generally occurs when an individual is engaged …

Why Seniors are Being Overprescribed Antibiotics

antibioticsAntibiotics are generally prescribed for patients who are suffering from bacterial infections.  These drugs are designed to either immobilize or kill the bacteria that have invaded the body, thus allowing the immune system to produce antibodies and macrophages to eradicate …

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