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Why You Should Eat a Healthy Balance of Carbs, Protein and Fat

August 14,2018

Your body burns fuel from foods rich in carbohydrate, protein and fat to produce the energy to grow and repair tissue after physical activities. Since all energy comes from these important...


Summer Is Fun But Don't Burn in the Sun

July 30,2018

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, approximately 90% of the 5 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer cases diagnosed each year in the United States directly relate to over exposure to the...


FDA Drug Recall: Valsartan Blood Pressure Medications :

July 24,2018

Multiple drug companies have been named in the FDA Drug Recall of generic medications used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the...


Dangers of Polypharmacy for Geriatric Patients

June 14,2018

The concurrent use of multiple medications by a patient is called polypharmacy. Since geriatric patients are more likely to need multiple medications to treat a complex medical condition,...


Impact of Hormone Imbalances on Weight Gain

May 18,2018

Don't be frustrated by unwanted weight gain. The golden rule of "consuming fewer calories than you burn" only applies to someone in perfect health. For the rest of us, there are numerous reasons...


Could CRISPR Cure the Common Cold... and More?

May 3,2018

Unraveling the secrets contained in the human genome could be the most important medical discovery of our time. The first challenge was to understand the instructions coded in DNA that creates a...


What You Eat May Affect Your Cognitive Health

April 25,2018

Each year hundreds of long-term studies reach their conclusion. This provides medical researchers with years of collective data for comparative studies. For example, the analysis of the data from...


Flu Season May Still Be in Full Swing

April 17,2018

If you are one of the many people who still fear getting flu vaccinations, the 2017-2018 flu season might change your mind. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the...


Should I Worry About How Little I Sleep?

March 9,2018

It depends. At every stage of your life, sleep plays an important role in restoring your good health and protecting your mental well-being. Although most doctors seldom have the opportunity to...


Do You Know the Six Classifications of Diabetes?

March 9,2018

Almost everyone knows about the two primary types of diabetes. However, did you know that researchers now classify up to six insulin-related health conditions as a unique type of diabetes? As...