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Men Can Live 14 Years Longer, If…

January 12, 2010
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Men who exercise, don’t smoke and have a normal waist circumference lived an average of 14.2 years longer than those who didn’t exercise, smoked and whose waist is greater than 37”. Health-conscious men have a 59% lower risk of coronary heart disease events, a 77% lower risk of cardiovascular disease mortality, and a 69%...
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Oxygen for Cluster Headaches

January 7, 2010
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For those who have never had one, a cluster headache can be excruciatingly painful. A recent study examined the use of “High-flow oxygen” for cluster headache sufferers at the onset of their symptoms. Patients who “inhaled oxygen at 100%, 12 L/min, delivered by face mask, for 15 minutes at the start of an attack”...
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Post-Retirement Work Is Great For Your Health

January 7, 2010
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If you’re retired or soon to be there, one of the best things you can do for your health is to stay occupied, in some manner, with your field of expertise. A study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology gives good reasons for working part time in your field of expertise upon...
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Increased Fructose = Higher Blood Pressure

January 7, 2010
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While this shouldn’t be much of a shock to you, even a modest consumption of 74 grams per day of fructose (about 2 1/2 regular soft drinks) has been associated with increased odds of having blood pressure over 140/90. How can parents help? By making sure their children have limited access to soft drinks...
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U.S. Obesity Level Rising

January 7, 2010
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Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and type 2 diabetes. This is a serious problem that is only getting worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S obesity level in 2010 had risen to 26.1% of our population. Obesity is defined as...
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