Four Ways To Prevent A Stroke

Having a stroke can be a debilitating and life changing event for an individual and their family. Regardless of one’s age or family history, 90 percent of strokes are preventable. Stroke is a disease that Read More

Shape up after Childbirth

Childbirth is a miracle in itself. One can’t help but marvel at the precious little one and all the changes that a woman’s body goes through over 9 months to bring them here. As it Read More

Good News for Men (and Dogs)

Men, take note: The evidence for an easy, inexpensive way to prevent your number-one malignancy—prostate cancer—has reached critical mass. Prostate cancer strikes nearly 200,000 men each year and kills more than 30,000, and it can Read More

Ask the Doctor—Lower Blood Pressure

My blood pressure has gradually increased over the last few years, and I’d like to avoid medication if possible. Can you recommend natural remedies? If your average blood pressure is greater than 120/80 but less Read More

Heart Disease: The Silent Killer

What you can do to prevent and reverse heart disease. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, heart disease has been the United States’ number one killer—a position it still holds today. It’s responsible for Read More

Advocate for Kids’ Vision and Eye Care

(Family Features) Studies repeatedly emphasize the importance of diagnosing vision problems at an early age, but that’s something many parents assume is being covered by their children’s school system. In reality, an estimated one in Read More

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure

Fred Wilson*, a 53-year-old construction worker and heavy-equipment operator, could handle a backhoe or bulldozer with nonchalant ease. But the heart beating inside his chest couldn’t handle his blood pressure. Wilson was among the millions Read More

Dementia: Catching the Memory Thief

It’s over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed. Since then we’ve learned a great deal about the protein ‘tangles’ and ‘plaques’ that cause the disease. How close are we Read More

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