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Eating Legumes Can Help Lower Diabetes Risk

March 28,2017

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that affects over 29 million Americans and more than 400 million people worldwide. A recent PREDIMED study monitored 3,349 participants who did not have type 2...


How Do You Know if You Have a Kidney Stone?

February 28,2017

Very small kidney stones can pass in the urine unnoticed. However, if a stone becomes too large, it can become lodged in the kidney or ureter. Once the blockage occurs, symptoms of kidney stones,...


February is American Heart Month

February 21,2017

You may have seen or participated in a campaign to wear red early in the month. This year in addition to National Wear Red Day to raise awareness for good heart health, the American Heart...


Sleep Apnea Is a Major Health Concern

January 25,2017

You have probably seen pictures of a sleep apnea patient wearing a mask that is right out of Top Gun. In part, that is because both a jet fighter pilot and someone who suffers from obstructive...


Do You Need a Diabetes Screening?

January 13,2017

Wellness screenings help your physician determine your current state of health. Even though you may not have any of the signs or symptoms of a disease, a timely screening can allow for early...


Don't Be Fooled by Substitute Sweeteners

December 16,2016

It is easy to assume that "Low" to "Zero" calories" is a great way to go when you're trying to watch your weight during the Holiday season. At least many of the food product manufacturers would...


'Tis the Season to Be Safe

December 16,2016

Once again, the Holidays are here. Unfortunately, it is a time of the year when almost everyone is distracted by shiny objects, shopping marathons and twinkling lights. In order to avoid some of...


No Antibiotics - Doesn't Mean You Are Not Sick

November 18,2016

November is the month that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) remind everyone to use antibiotics wisely. According to the federal agency, about 50 million prescriptions for...


A Bad Diet Can Lead to Unwanted Bone Loss

November 14,2016

Many people fail to recognize the importance that his or her diet has on their health and wellness. Research studies have shown that overexerting your immune system on a continual basis with a bad...


How to Avoid the Perils of Holiday Stress

October 31,2016

As the holidays are approaching, now is the best time to set a resolution. Since most people wait for News Years to do so, think about the head start you'll have if you choose yours now. Plus, it...