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What’s Your Heart Age?

| September 29, 2015 Comment

What’s Your Heart Age? Your heart may be older than you are! Here’s how you can find out! As part of the Framingham Heart Study, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Boston University have come up with a calculator that uses your actual age, systolic blood pressure, body-mass index (BMI), and other factors to […]

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Teens Trust Their Parents When It Comes to Health Information

| June 3, 2015 Comment

Teens Trust Their Parents when It Comes to Health Information – Today’s Internet-savvy teens are used to looking up information on just about anything on the Internet. But a new study shows that when it comes to health information, they trust their parents more than online sources. Researchers at Northwestern University studied how teenagers use […]

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Low Sunlight Levels Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

| May 1, 2015 Comment

Low Sunlight Levels Linked to Pancreatic Cancer – Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that countries that have the least amount of sunlight have the highest pancreatic cancer rates. Researchers say that people living in in high altitudes or places with heavy cloud cover, don’t get to make vitamin D […]

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Go Red for Women Day

| February 6, 2015 Comment

Go Red for Women Day – Today is “Go Red for Women” day,  an initiative started by the American Heart Association which encourages women to wear red to raise awareness of heart disease among women. The latest statistics show that in the US, heart disease kills a woman every minute. Women often don’t pay attention […]

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Heartburn Could Be Sign of Cancer

Heartburn Could Be Sign of Cancer

| January 27, 2015 Comment

Heartburn Could Be Sign of Cancer – A health campaign is urging people not to ignore heartburn, because it could be a sign of stomach or esophageal cancer. According to Public Health England, people should go to their doctor if they have persistent heartburn or difficulty swallowing food for three weeks or more. But it […]

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Smoking, Chewing Tobacco & Your Teeth

Smoking, Chewing Tobacco & Your Teeth

| July 14, 2014 Comment

Smoking, Chewing Tobacco & Your Teeth – For smokers, the risk of developing dental problems is real. This video on smoking, chewing tobacco & your teeth, spells it out for you. Expert: Richard B. Smith, DDS Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, Specialized Dentistry of New York Transcript Think smoking’s sexy? Johnny Depp, clenching a Marlboro Red in […]

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