• No Flu for You! 4 Ways to Reduce the Impact of This Seasonal Menace

    09/23/2017

    From: Daily Health Wire 1. Get a Flu Shot The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone six months of age and older get a flu vaccine every season. “Getting a flu shot will not only reduce your risk of coming down with the flu, but also of spreading it to others,” says Jessica Cassady, MD with TriHealth’s ...
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  • ANTIBIOTICS IN OUR FOOD

    09/16/2017

    From: Health & Wellness by, Dr. Thomas W. Miller, Ph.D, ABPP Just what is in the food we eat? Considering the food chain, did you know adding antibiotics to food dates back to the 1940s? Antibiotic use has led to a dramatic reduction in illness and death from infectious diseases, yet there is a downside to ...
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  • Anxiety over health ’caused by cyber-chondria’

    09/09/2017

    From: BBC/Health   “Worrying excessively about health, and going for unnecessary appointments and tests, is a growing problem – fuelled by looking up symptoms on the internet”, researchers say. Health anxiety can also be caused by previous health scares and could affect one in five hospital out-patients. UK researchers said psychotherapy could reduce anxiety and should be on offer ...
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  • New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer

    09/02/2017

    From: Science Daily Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst prognoses — with a five-year survival rate of 9 percent — in part because there are no telltale symptoms or non-invasive screening tools to catch a tumor before it spreads. Now, University of Washington researchers have developed an app that could allow people to easily screen for ...
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  • ‘Good’ cholesterol might actually be bad

    08/26/2017

    From http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319131.php Traditionally, we have been told by physicians not to worry about “good” cholesterol, which is scientifically known as high-density lipoprotein. New research, however, finds an alarming association between high levels of this cholesterol type and excessive mortality. A new study published in the European Heart Journal finds that “good” cholesterol , or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, may raise ...
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  • BRMC Adds Sleep Studies to Services

    08/24/2017

    Do you suffer from any of the following conditions? Insomnia Snoring Chronic fatigue Sleep Apnea Restless Leg Syndrome Narcolepsy Morning headache Nightmares Shift Work Disorders Fibromyalgia Circadian Rhythm Disorders Sleepwalking If you answered “yes” to any of the above, BRMC now offers a Sleep Study Program that could benefit you. Ask your physician for more information. Already have an order for a sleep study? Call the business office ...
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  • Are You Drinking Enough Water? How to Really Tell

    08/19/2017

    originally from eatingwell.com General recommendations are just that: general. How do you know the right amount of water for YOU? You’ve probably heard the advice that you should be drinking eight cups of water a day, but how true is that really? Well, it all depends on things like how hot it is outside, how active you ...
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  • Boost Your Bone Strength

    08/12/2017

    originally from aarp.com by Amy Paturel 7 surprising ways to increase density Get Stronger By the time we reach 50, both men and women are losing bone mass, thanks to a slowdown in the body’s bone-rebuilding process. Diet and lack of exercise can also play a role. Women can lose up to 5 percent of their bone mass ...
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  • 5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

    08/05/2017

    By Alexandra Sifferlin from health.com This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it. That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story looking at new weight loss science. After speaking to people who had successfully lost weight (after failing many times), it became clear that there’s no ...
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  • Reasons to Stop Multitasking Now!

    07/29/2017

    originally from health.com by Amanda MacMillan The multitasking myth We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today’s society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious, even wasteful. But chances are, you’re not doing yourself (or your boss, or your friends and family) any ...
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