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I Had a Heart Attack

Nothing was more startling than when a cardiologist looked me directly in the eyes and said matter-of-factly: “It looks like you had a heart attack.” I was dumbfounded. When? Where? How much damage was done? Why didn’t I know it?

Where Diet and Nutrition Intersect

I get lots of questions about what, when, and how much food to eat in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Black Women Endure Menopause Longest

Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least once an hour. She even wakes up in the night with so much perspiration that she looks like she just left working out at a gym, she ...

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Strengthening your core muscles (including the muscles of the abdomen, pelvis and low back) is very important. Generally, athletes with greater core strength perform better in all sports.

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In 2012, at the Aviva UK Olympic Trials and Championship at Alexander Stadium, 50-year-old Roald Bradstock, wearing the special performance foot orthotics I designed for him, won the silver medal in the javelin throw. He was only beaten by a ...

Medicare Open Enrollment

Your health needs change from year to year. And, your health plan may change the benefits and costs each year too. That’s why it’s important to review your Medicare choices each fall. Compare your current plan to new options and ...

Improved quality of Medicare plans and steady premiums are great news

Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare Open Enrollment begins.

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Just like looking at the tires on your car, your shoes reveal a lot about the ride you’re getting, i.e. how you function, and how long your shoes, but more importantly, you joints, will last.

Two American Aid Workers Released From Atlanta Hospital

The prayers of the families and friends of two American aid workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus were answered today (Thursday) when they were released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Ebola may be scary, but most shouldn’t be afraid

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States’ top disease detective calls Ebola a ``painful, dreadful, merciless virus.’’ The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency, killing more than 900 people and spreading.

Poor teens’ health may benefit from top schools

CHICAGO (AP) - Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools - their health may also benefit, a study suggests.

Ask the doc………I have arthritis in my knee and hip

“I have arthritis in my knee and hip. My doctor told me that it’s good to exercise but when I do it hurts. Should I do it anyway?”

Study: Many heavy kids think they’re normal weight

NEW YORK (AP) - Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn’t have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal. These false impressions were more ...

Climate Change Can Affect Your Health

According to the Office of Minority Health, In 2011 African Americans were 20 percent more likely than whites to have asthma and three times as likely to die from it. Add the fact that communities of color and low-income communities ...

Live to 100: Number of centenarians has doubled

It is Her Majesty's custom to send a personal greeting to her subjects on their 100th birthdays. These days the Queen of England has a lot more letters to write.

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