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Don't Have Time to Get Sick This Year?

December 6,2017

As far as acute illnesses go, nothing is much worse than a bad case of the flu. On the other hand, there's no such thing as a good case of the flu. If you have put off getting your annual flu...


Do You Have High Blood Pressure and Don't Know It?

December 6,2017

The American Heart Association has moved the minimum number for high pressure from the old standard of 140/90 to the newly revised 130/80, which is the first change in 14 years. Under the 2017...


New Shingles Vaccination Recommended for Over 50 Patients

November 6,2017

Shingles is an extremely painful viral infection that effects about a million people a year in the United States. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same viral infection as...


Herd Immunity Provides Important Protection Against Disease

November 3,2017

No, this is not something that should be discussed with your veterinarian. Herd immunity, which is also called community immunity, population immunity, herd effect and social immunity, is the...


Treat Yourself with a Low-Calorie Holiday Desert

October 20,2017

Since a relentless sweet tooth can be the Achilles heel for anyone, having a few low-calorie recipes on hand can be a good idea. If you're trying to shed a few pounds, treating yourself in...


Surprising Results from Long-Term Study of Coronary Risks

October 18,2017

One thing that is consistent about a long-term study is it takes a long time. In the mid-1980s, more than five thousands participants joined a study on exercise and the risk of coronary artery...


What You Should Know Before Starting a Diet?

September 30,2017

If you need or wish to lose weight, you should start with a trip to your doctor's office for a physical. A quick check of your medical history and some basic lab work could save your time, money...


How Low is Too Low for Blood Sugar Readings

September 18,2017

Without sufficient blood glucose levels in your blood, your body cannot perform its normal functions. Glucose is absorbed into the bloodstream and helps supply cells with the energy needed to...


Is Alcohol Consumption Detrimental or Beneficial to Your Health?

August 15,2017

Are you concerned about how alcohol consumption may be affecting your health and wellness? According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, light to moderate...


How to Treat Walking Pneumonia

August 9,2017

Although it may sound like a disease from a zombie movie, "walking pneumonia" is a classification that has been used by doctors for decades. As medical terminology for the masses, it is more...