Antibiotics can be lifesavers, but misuse has increased the number of drug-resistant germs. See how this affects you and what you can do to help prevent antibiotic resistance. http://www.reportingonhealth.org/2013/09/15/antibiotics-have-gone-wonder-drugs-wonder-if-theyll-work-drugs
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Ask Questions. Be Aware Of Your Anesthesiologists Plan
Here is a list of some of the most common questions to ask your anesthesiologist as you prepare for any procedure. It’s always best to consult with your anesthesiologist or physician about your personal situation. http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/09/10-questions-anesthesia.html
Ths Infinite Choices of Aging Well
Lessons from an older women – who comes in for her annual physical and recounts how she’s still dancing, mowing her own lawn, and helping out herolder neighbors – for her younger & wise doctor http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2013/09/single-secret-aging.html
Interesting Equation: Moderate Drinking To Less Depression
“Previous investigations suggest that the hippocampal complex may play a role in the development of major depression. This neuroprotection applied to the hippocampus may prevent moderate wine drinkers from developing depression.” author Miguel A. Martínez-González http://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2013/08/31/could-a-daily-dose-of-red-wine-reduce-ones-risk-of-depression/
Indication Statins May Reduce Cataract And Neurodegenerative Risk
Although the study has yet to be peer reviewed, there is a strong indication that the anti-inflammatory nature of statins may be effective in controlling the inflammatory processes that could lead to certain dementias, as well to cataracts. “A disorder of cholesterol metabolism could lead to increased incidence of cerebral vascular disease, and elevated levels [...]
3X More Heart Attack Risk for MEN With High Cholesterol
“In middle age, our results suggest that high cholesterol is much more detrimental for men than for women, and that prevention and treatment of high cholesterol in middle-aged men have a great potential to reduce the occurrence of heart attacks among men,” said lead researcher Dr. Erik Madssen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/Article.aspx?id=679541&source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
Boost Your Immune System In The Produce Aisle
Your first line of defense is to choose a healthy lifestyle. Following general good-health guidelines is the single best step you can take toward keeping your immune system strong and healthy. Even the healthiest of immune systems could use a boost! http://www.doctoroz.com/slideshow/boost-your-immunity-naturally
Blue Light Pollution Can Create No-Sleep Zone
Studies have shown the blue light technology that is ubiquitous in our many screens has the additional affect of interfering with normal circadian melatonin cycles. http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/robert-rosenberg-sleep-answers/is-your-technology-keeping-you-up-at-night/?xid=fb_EH_sf
Every Minute Counts
The sooner the clot busting begins is of prime importance in creating the best possible chance for the best possible outcome http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/ultra-rapid-treatment-reduces-odds-of-post-stroke-disability-201308236636?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_content=blog&utm_campaign=082313-pjs1_tw
Mythbusting ObamaCare, Thank You FactCheck.org
Sign ups for new Insurance plans under the Affordable Care Plan will begin Oct. 1. These plans must meet certain standards of quality and must be explained clearly with no fine print. And federal subsidies will be available for those who qualify for financial help. Here’s a ;ittle straight talk from Wendell Potter And FactCheck.org [...]
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