Monthly Archives: February 2012

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5 Tips to a Healthier Life for Seniors

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Aging is inevitable, but how it affects you is up to you. Many senior citizens fall victim to life’s ticking clock, accepting their creaking bones, failing memory and lack of energy as a life sentence. Instead, aging should be embraced as a reason and an opportunity to make a change that could improve the quality [...]

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Natural Remedy for Gout: Great Food

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Thinking outside the box to remedy painful Gout. Gout. You’ve most likely heard about it, but do you know what it is? PubMed Health defines Gout as “a kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in blood and causes joint inflammation.” Gout appears in two forms: acute and chronic. While acute Gout [...]

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3D Technology Used to Help Autistic Children Learn

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“3D” is the new must-have feature in televisions, but who would have thought it would be the next must-have in autism development? Luckily for those affected by the condition, “Letters alive,” thought so. Children with autism learn differently from their peers, but are often exposed to the same teaching styles. An autistic child may struggle [...]

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Communicating with Aphasia

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There is a lot to be said about aphasia, but for those affected by the condition, their words are often times not heard. Aphasia a condition that causes impairment in communication caused by brain damage from a stroke or other head trauma. People who experience a trauma or stroke that lead to aphasia, can temporarily [...]

Fat Tuesday Debunked: Healthy Pancakes

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Avoid those decadent Fat Tuesday pancakes without breaking tradition! Fat Tuesday marks the end of Mardi Gras (which, in French, translates to ‘Fat Tuesday’) and celebrates a day of gluttony. Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday as it’s called in England, has been in practice for hundreds of years across the globe. Traditionally, the day is [...]

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Candy Corp. Decision Drives Obesity Awareness

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Mars, Inc, Candy Supplier, Takes Small Step in the Fight Against Obesity Chocolate is a common weakness for many Americans.  We turn to it for an energy boost, to fight depression or to just indulge our senses.  If consumed carefully, chocolate can be part of a healthy diet – but not many of us consume [...]

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New Exercises Help Fight Off Dementia in Elderly

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A few months ago we discussed the benefits of playing Nitendo Wii had on people diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Over several years, the same gaming system has been noted as a favorite past time for many seniors in nursing and assisted living homes. Recently, a study was conducted on people over 65 to determine if [...]

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Metal Hip Replacements Could Increase Cancer Risk

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Cancer should not be a concern to people undergoing hip replacement surgery, but according to a British study, it may have to be. Metal-on-metal hip replacements could be raising the risk of cancer in patients due to potential abnormal cell changes in the bladder and other organs. The study followed 72 patients who received metal-on-metal [...]

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Therapy for Arthritis Pain Relief

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There are over 50 million people living with arthritis in the United State, many of whom live with daily pain that often keeps them from participating the in the activities that they once loved. But thanks to new breakthroughs in arthritis therapies, those living with the condition have a new sense of hope. Platelet Rich [...]

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