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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By Chelsey | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

More on How to Make Happiness Last

By Judah G | November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is round the corner and you’ll be counting your blessings and relishing the happiness that they bring. Is there a way to make happiness last? With a little bit of thought and preparation, it can happen. Remember the excitement of that first car purchase? The heady scent of fresh flowers? These things leave you…

The Connection between Weight Loss and Diabetes

By Judah G | November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Type 2 diabetes affects 400 million people around the world. It’s a chronic, progressive disease. But a new British study showed that significant weight loss through extreme dieting (less than 700 calories a day) can bring about remission in almost 90% of people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers found that losing just 10% of your…

5 Foolproof Tips to Relieve Hip Pain

By Judah G | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hip pain is a common complaint. If you feel the pain within your joint, it’s probably related to the hip joint itself. But if you feel the pain on the outside of your hip, upper thigh or outer buttock, the pain is probably coming from the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that support…

Asthma Attack Triggers and how to Help Prevent Attacks

By Judah G | October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Asthma is a chronic disease that can be serious and even life-threatening. According to the American Lung Association, more than 26 million Americans have asthma, including 6.1 million children. While there is no cure for asthma, you can learning more about asthma attack triggers, you can live a normal, healthy life. What is an Asthma…

Ways to Make Coping as a Caregiver Easy

By Judah G | October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, 1 of 3 adults in the United States is an informal caregiver. Coping as a caregiver means often facing conflicting emotions. Some days will be good and you’ll have a deep sense of fulfillment and connection. Other days will be harder and you may feel guilt, grief, and even anger. On the hard days,…

Do Diabetes and DPN happen together?

By Judah G | October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

About half of people with diabetes have some kind of nerve damage. Peripheral nerves help you feel pain, heat, and cold. Damage to these nerves is called DPN. Two out of 10 people already have DPN when they’re diagnosed with diabetes. But usually people get DPN have had diabetes for a while. Someone who is…

Four Benefits of Aging that you Need to Know

By Judah G | October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Getting old isn’t an unavoidable, negative side-effect of living longer; there are plenty of benefits of aging. Older People are Happier According to Smithsonian magazine, as we get older, we get happier. Cornell sociologist Karl Pillemer and his co-workers interviewed about 1,200 older people. They found that many people said something along these lines: “I…

Should Stroke Survivors Walk Quickly?

By Judah G | October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

A recent British study showed that if stroke survivors walk quickly, they’ll probably return to work. According to the study, 3 feet per second may be the threshold that predicts whether survivors can meet the challenges at work. One of every four people who has a stroke is younger than 65 years old. As many…

Do you Know these Facts about Bunions?

By Judah G | October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have one, you know already that it’s painful. Now you want to know some other facts about bunions.  A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint where your big toe meets your foot. Over time, the bunion gets bigger and sticks out. It can make your big toe turn in, sometimes…

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