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By On April 3rd, 2014

College-Age Depression May Cause Lazy Behavior In Males

Do you have a male friend or relative who spends all their time watching TV or fiddling about online? There are lots of reasons why they may be spending their time distracting themselves, but a new study says males who were depressed during the first few years after high school are more likely to live…

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By On February 17th, 2014

Vitamin C May Be Associated With Reduced Risk of Stroke

Any health professional will tell you how important vitamin C is for living a healthy life. It is well known that the nutrient helps protect against cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling. Now, a study set to be presented at an upcoming medical conference says vitamin C may also be…

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By On January 7th, 2014

One Week Later: How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Day was just a week ago, but statistically the majority of us have already given up on our resolutions. It is the same pattern that plays out every year. We enter the New Year with optimism and a goal, but in the end 88% of all resolutions result in failure. They don’t have…

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By On December 16th, 2013

New Study Finds Potential Parkinson’s Disease Biomarker

Parkinson’s disease affects an estimated 4 million people worldwide, yet there is not a single clinical test available to effectively diagnose this widespread degenerative disease. While there are some tentative treatments which may be useful in treating Parkinson’s if caught early, there is little way to definitively diagnose the condition until late in it’s progression,…

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By On October 29th, 2013

World Stroke Day 2013

Today is World Stroke Day, and in recognition I would like to ask you to familiarize yourself with the signs of a stroke and what to do if you or a loved one believes they may be suffering one of the most damaging and preventable conditions affecting people across the country. Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer…

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By On August 24th, 2013

Social Factors Impact Health

I think most of us would agree with the statement that if you don’t have access to adequately nutritious food your health will be negatively impacted.  In a medical setting, it would seem imperative for a doctor to find out information about the patient’s social situation in an effort to get the full picture of…

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