Tag Archives: prevention

Forever young

July 12, 2012

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by Amy M. Yelk —  The fountain of youth has yet to be found; however, most of us clearly want to look and feel youthful forever, or at least until we pass on. Aging gracefully starts when we teach our kids to use prevention throughout their lives. Educate your children about the importance of staying […]

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Breast cancer: Awareness or prevention?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every fall, the landscape turns pink as throngs of women don running shoes in the hope of curing breast cancer. Yet, the money generated from these endeavors has not been shown to impact the fact that one in eight women still gets breast cancer. Earlier this year, the President’s Cancer […]

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What is holistic health?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  People of all ages are concerned about the many aspects of their health: how they feel, how they look, disease prevention, as well as quality of life. Unfortunately, a major part of society has been brainwashed to believe in the concept of eating less fat, excessive exercise, Botox injections or pharmaceutical […]

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Breast health

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Ann Lovick —  Who is at risk for breast cancer? Everyone. Obviously, men and children are low-risk groups, but they are not risk-free. Less than one percent of all breast cancer occurs in men and children; women make up the rest. Aside from lung cancer, breast cancer is the most common form of […]

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Coffee — for the health of it

February 24, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Do you love your morning cup of coffee? Well, drink up because the health benefits of coffee far outweigh the risks. A study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research found that people who drank four cups of coffee daily lost 1.5 pounds of body fat in four weeks. […]

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Mainstream news beginning to question value of mammogram

February 23, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  From the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® organization to the American Cancer Society, everyone preaches that women need to get annual mammograms because the screening saves lives — right? Well, think again. A recent analysis published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that most women who discover breast cancer as […]

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