Ways to Lower your High Blood Pressure

Doctors have long known that systolic blood pressure below 120 was considered normal and meant a lower risk of heart disease and kidney problems. But they would often only treat patients if that top number crept above 140, the threshold for officially having high blood pressure. Recent findings from a large National Institutes of Health […]

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On September 22, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

The Man Who Saved 2 Million Lives

On the surface, James Harrison is just an average guy. He loves his daughter and grandchildren, collects stamps, and goes for walks near his home on Australia’s central coast. But it’s what’s under the surface that makes him extraordinary — specifically, what’s flowing in his veins. Known as “The Man with the Golden Arm,” nearly […]

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On June 9, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

How to Beat Negative Thoughts

Candy Barone, 41, can’t remember her late twenties. It was during the worst part of what she describes as self-sabotaging behaviors that consumed her life from her early 20s to early 30s: emotional binge-eating, working out for hours at a time, drinking and compulsive shopping. But she does remember the childhood that would set her […]

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On June 5, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

Statins May Reduce Strokes in Low Risk Elderly Users

Cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins may reduce the risk of stroke in low-risk elderly patients, a French study suggests. People who took statins or fibrates, another type of cholesterol-lowering medicine, were 34 percent less likely to have a stroke than those who didn’t, researchers report. “If confirmed, these results are compatible with the view of […]

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On May 20, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

Concern Over Gardasil Grows Amid Growing Numbers of Adverse Reactions

Numerous reports are appearing across the country of adverse affects of the vaccine Garasil, after it was fast-tracked through the FDA.   A few of the stories that describe this concern are listed below.     http://abcnews.go.com/Health/WellnessNews/story?id=8368062 http://www.webmd.com/children/vaccines/news/20130430/girls-may-need-fewer-gardasil-shots-study-suggests http://www.cogforlife.org/gardasilmoneytrail.htm

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On April 16, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

  In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%. How come the epidemic of ADHD—which has become firmly established in the United States—has almost completely passed over children […]

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On January 22, 2015, posted in: Latest News by

Bad Flu Season Expected

(CNN)The flu season is at the midway point, and it’s shaping up to be a difficult one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At a press conference Friday in Atlanta, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said the season has been particularly bad for people 65 and older. Frieden also said that five more children have […]

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On January 14, 2015, posted in: Latest News by