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2017 Could Be A Terrible Tipping Point for Antibiotic Resistance

2017 Could Be A Terrible Tipping Point for Antibiotic Resistance



Antibiotic resistance is one of the most serious public health issues facing our world today. Itís a global threat ó one that everyone should be concerned about. But in 2017, the situation could reach a new tipping poin...

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Heart Attacks Men vs Women & Gene Discoveries & New BP Drugs

Throughout life, heart attacks are twice as common in men than women.

That higher risk persisted even after, they accounted for traditional risk factors for heart disease, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, body mass index, and physical activity.

Earlier studi...

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The Role of Selenium in Cellular Health and Cancer Prevention

The Role of Selenium in Cellular Health and Cancer Prevention


Micronutrients are incredibly important and vital to your health, but are you getting enough, and perhaps even more importantly, the right form? Mark Whitacre, Ph.D., is a leading expert on one of the most important micronutrie...

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Hearing loss affects health

Hearing loss affects social, psychological, cognitive and health negatively. Each can have far-reaching implications that go well beyond hearing alone. In fact, those who have difficulty hearing can experience such distorted and incomplete communication that it seriously impacts their professional ...

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Stay Active As You Age & Heart Attacks Men vs Women

To keep your heart working well, stay active as you age.

Staying physically active as you move from middle age into your 70s can keep your heart in good shape, new research suggests.

With age, the heart's main pumping chamber, the left ventricle, tends to thicken. Both ventricles may ...

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Blood Pressure: Can It Be Too Low?

The J Curve

These results lend further support to the "J Curve" phenomenon for blood pressure, where the bottom of the J represents the ideal range for blood pressure. Higher values raise cardiovascular risk, but lower values also seem to raise your risk.

The findings about low diasto...

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Silliness and Health all in One

Giving yourself permission to be silly will nourish your creativity and is a good exercise in letting go.
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So much of life has become way too serious. Our minds get so bogged down with all that we should be doing, who we should be pleasing, and what is politically correct ...

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Garbage In, Garbage Out

One of my SP friends (thanks _Ramona!) shared this link to a program.

https://www.fmtv.com/21-day-program/free-screening

I just watched the entire thing. It's LONG. But my reaction was WOW. VERY INTERESTING and I have to say, it really resonated with me. It's all about the impact of ...

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1 in 6 Americans Are Now on Psychiatric Medication

1 in 6 Americans Are Now on Psychiatric Medication

1 in 6 Americans are now on antidepressants or some other type of psychiatric drug, and most appear to be taking them long-term
Caucasians are twice as likely to use psychiatric drugs than African-Americans and Hispanics; 1 in 4 se...

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Blood Pressure: Can It Be Too Low?

One of the new studies, which analyzed the medical records of more than 11,000 adults over a period of three decades, found that people who had low diastolic blood pressure (60 to 69 mm Hg) were twice as likely to have subtle evidence of heart damage compared with people whose diastolic blood pressu...

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