Archive for the ‘Current Health News’ Category


The Breast Cancer Cholesterol Connection

Oct 14, 2021

Scientists have long struggled to understand why women with heart disease risk factors are more likely to develop breast cancer. Now research suggests that high cholesterol may play an important role. Estrogen drives the majority of breast cancers in women. The hormone binds to proteins known as receptors inside the tumor, helping it grow. Research […] Read More »

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Cashews Are Good For You

Sep 28, 2021

You can have your nut and eat it too! Guess which nut has calming and anti-aging properties, lowers blood pressure and lowers cholesterol (triglycerides)? Cashews! Finding a tasty snack that also happens to be healthy can often feel like a challenge. Some sneaky options that seem nutritious like to hide downsides under their delicious flavor. This is […] Read More »

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The Colon Connection: Low Back Pain

Sep 15, 2021

According to National Institutes of Health, “If you have had lower back pain, you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common reasons people see a doctor or miss days at work. Even school-age children can have back pain.  Back pain can range in intensity from a dull, constant ache to a […] Read More »

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Not Too Sweet: Sugar and Inflammation

Sep 2, 2021

Many factors influence the inflammatory response, including lack of sleep and exercise, poor health of the gut microbiome, excess weight, and persistent stress and exposure to toxins, pollutants and some medications. What we eat and drink also plays a significant role, including (surprise!) excess intake of added sugar. People with diets rich in refined sugar may be increasing their risk […] Read More »

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Back To Basics: The Benefits of Water

Aug 19, 2021

Summertime is a good time to review the importance of drinking enough water. Keeping hydrated is crucial for health and well-being, but many people do not consume enough fluids each day. Water is such a common part of our lives that we take it for granted. We rarely think about water, so most of us […] Read More »

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 Delta Variant

Aug 5, 2021

A newer strain of COVID-19 is causing concern as cases are rising in California and across the U.S. The Delta variant is spreading rapidly and causing another surge of COVID-19. Here’s what health experts have learned: Delta variant is highly contagious: The Delta variant accounted for more than 80% of new cases in the U.S. Health experts say […] Read More »

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Acupressure Points for Healthy Eyes

Jul 21, 2021

You wake up and immediately check your phone for messages, social media updates and news. While you eat a quick breakfast before work, you watch a little TV. At work, you sit in front of a monitor for 8 hours. Hopefully, you have time for some exercise but chances are high that to unwind at […] Read More »

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Best Types of Exercise

Jun 23, 2021

Some of the best physical activities for your body don’t require a gym membership or ask you to get fit enough to run a marathon. They can do wonders for your health by helping to keep your weight under control, improve your balance and range of motion, strengthen your bones, protect your joints, prevent bladder […] Read More »

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5 Stretches To Relieve Headache

Jun 9, 2021

Headaches are a modern day occurrence for many people. There are over 100 types of headaches with many various causes. This blog is addressing the most common types of headache.  Are you one of those people that regularly suffer from tension headaches associated with day to day living (from emotional tension), or poor postures (from poor physical tension)? The […] Read More »

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Know the Signs of Stroke

May 19, 2021

Here is an easy way to determine if you or someone is having a stroke. Use the letters in “F.A.S.T.” to spot stroke signs and know when to call 9-1-1. F = Face Drooping     Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. Is the person’s smile […] Read More »

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