Top Six Depression Tips- Struck By Living

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Heart Attack Prevention for Women

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Dr. Jud Fisher of Healthcare Partners of Nevada Discusses Men’s Health

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Dr. Jud Fisher, a renown family … [Read more...]

Eat, sleep and walk to prevent cancer

There is no silver bullet to stop cancer but there are some ways of lowering our cancer risk. And experts believe the formula for prevention is eat, sleep, and walk the right way. How much easier can … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s and your purpose in life

Do you have a purpose in life, a purpose that drives you to go on living and be healthy? For the young, this question is easy to answer. For the elderly, the answer to this question is not an easy … [Read more...]

Heart failure care in the US needs to be improved

Heart failure is a condition wherein the heart gets weakened by disease that it can no longer pump blood effectively. Most often, patients with heart failure have other chronic diseases that include … [Read more...]

Do’s and Don’t’s during the flu season

‘Tis the season to be confused. Health experts can’t agree which one is the more dangerous, the seasonal flu or the H1N1 (aka swine) flu. Doctors can’t agree whether the vaccines will … [Read more...]

Preventing medical mistakes by asking questions

According to the he Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, medical mistakes claim tens of thousands of lives in the US every year. After … [Read more...]

College, alcohol and preventive measures

There's been a heated discussion going about the possibility of lowering the minimum legal drinking age in the US down to 18. There's also been a surge of research studies that evaluated the … [Read more...]

Accidental eye injuries: causes and prevention

How's this for statistics to make you think seriously about protecting your eyes: More than a million people in the US have eye injuries each year. Accidental eye injury is one of the leading … [Read more...]

Green tea and prostate cancer

Another reason to drink green tea - at least for men. A recent study reports that consumption of green tea may slow down the progression of prostate cancer. The study looked at 26 men, aged 41 to 72 … [Read more...]

Anti-hypertensive pills for everyone?

How about anti-hypertensive drugs as part of your daily routine? British researchers recommend that hypertensive drugs (not one but a combination) be given to everybody starting at a certain age … [Read more...]

Summer is coming: how to prevent and check for melanoma

Resource Post for May In preparation for the summer season, there are health observances in May that are focusing on awareness about skin cancer. May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and … [Read more...]

Heart health strategies should be personalized

It is not just enough to tell somebody to live a healthy life. It is not enough to know one's risk profile for cardiovascular (CV) disease. Prevention strategies should be personalized, according the … [Read more...]

Know your heart conditions: diastolic dysfunction

Resource post for January About 80 million adult Americans suffer from at least one type of cardiovascular disorder. This is equivalent to 1 in every 3 adults. Diastolic dysfunction is a commonly … [Read more...]


Diabetophobia or fear of diabetes. What exactly is a phobia? From "a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling … [Read more...]

Do you know your risk for heart disease?

Do you have an undiagnosed risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)? You think it's highly unlikely? Well, think again. According to a British study, one in three people with high … [Read more...]

Preventing preeclampsia

You could be young, healthy, and fit with no history of hypertension. But suddenly, your blood pressure skyrockets to hypertensive levels. And the main reason is - pregnancy. Preeclampsia, usually … [Read more...]

The Diabetes Prevention Program

The Diabetes Prevention Program, DPP. The Diabetes Prevention Program was a randomized clinical trial that involved 27 diabetes centers across the United States. Additionally it included over 3000 … [Read more...]

Heart(y) celebrity of the month: BeBe Winans

Musical artist, tenor, actor, stage performer, radio host, all these words describe Benjamin "BeBe" Winans. But why do we chose BeBe to be our May celebrity for Battling Heart and Stroke? Because … [Read more...]

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