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Keeping your heart healthy is imperative to living a long healthy life. Many things affect your heart health including your weight, lifestyle, and age. Eat well The food pyramid is just as helpful in real life as it was in health class. Your diet should focus on lean protein, fruits and veggies with some whole grains. Limiting salt and increasing…

Whether you’re as healthy as a horse or have had lifelong issues, everyone needs a primary care physician. This doctor will take care of your typical ailments as well as referring you to specialists when you’re dealing with someone outside of their scope. Deciding who to trust with your healthcare needs is an important decision and requires some research. Follow…

The way you begin each day has an influence on how the rest of your day goes. Establishing a healthy morning routine can do wonders for the health of your mind and body. Don’t Hit Snooze Set a reasonable time to wake up and stick to it! Groaning and hitting snooze five times each morning is setting yourself up for…

CHD, often misstated as Congenital Heart Disease, more appropriately represents Congenital Heart Defects. The word “congenital” means existing at birth, this kind of heart ailment is a defect or abnormality, not a disease. The defect is a result of the heart or blood vessels near the heart not developing properly before birth. A healthy heart is a hard-working, fist sized…

According the CDC, about 1 in 5 children ages 5-11 have at least one untreated decayed tooth. Thankfully, tooth decay is preventable, follow these dental hygiene basics to keep your child’s teeth healthy. Teach Your Child Dental hygiene may seem like common sense to some but being a role model for your child and showing them the ropes is vital…

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. Heart disease affects the blood vessels and cardiovascular system resulting in numerous problems, many of which contribute to plaque buildup along the walls of the arteries. When plaque builds up it narrows the arteries making it harder for blood to flow through, if a…

A large number of NFL players are reporting symptoms of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and many have been diagnosed post-mortem. CTE is brain degeneration likely caused by repeated head traumas. Players including Aaron Hernandez, Jovan Belcher, Ray Easterling, and Ralph Wenzel are just a few of the famous players on the list of hundreds that have suffered from complications believed to…

We’ve all seen those commercials urging as to call a random law firm if you or a loved one was exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma, but do you actually know what any of that is? Read on for details what asbestos is, why it’s dangerous and what you should do if you have been exposed. What is asbestos?…

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