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Diet Soda Study Links Beverage To Strokes, Death In Women Over 50

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Diet soda is linked to death and stroke in women over the age of 50, a recent study shows.     Diet Soda: Study Results Artificially sweetened drinks are extremely popular today, especially among  those people who are overweight, obese, or suffering from Type-2 diabetes.   Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine evaluated…

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Low Blood Pressure Can Also Be A Danger To Your Health

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Low blood pressure (hypotension) does not get a fraction of publicity that high blood pressure gets. Nevertheless, hypotension definitely poses a threat to your health that you should not ignore. Hypotension is defined as the blood pressure being 90/60. In contrast, normal pressure levels are at 120/80 mm Hg.         Low Blood…

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Heart Disease Rates In America At All Time High, Why?

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Heart disease rates in America are at all time high. Not only that, but so too are high blood pressure and strokes. Why is this so?   According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are several reasons: Smoking lack of exercise poor diets heavy alcohol consumption high blood pressure     There are several…

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Brushing Your Teeth Regularly Can Save You From Alzheimer’s Disease

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Brushing your teeth regularly can save you from getting Alzheimer’s disease, a recent study reports. The research reports that a bacteria called P. gingivalis, which is linked to periodontitis, is found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease.   The research was conducted by Cortexyme, Inc.,…

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Surprise Medical Bills Targeted By President Trump and Congress

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Surprise medical bills have long upset patients all over the United States, especially for those families on fixed incomes. Now the Congress and President Trump are stepping in with serious intentions on fixing this crucial health care problem. This is a problem that affects all people, even those with good medical insurance plans. President Trump…

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Food Odors Can Control Your Binging And Keep The Weight Off

Food odors can have a strong impact on your appetite. Some food odors will prevent you from overeating and and getting fat. A new study finds this can be a novel way to fight cravings for unhealthy foods and prevent you from getting obese.   In recent years, ambient odors have become an important tool…

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Hot Peppers Have Health Benefits You Should Be Aware Of

Hot peppers have many health benefits. These benefits come from a chemical in the pepper, called capsaicin. Recently, the hot popular ha s become very popular among consumers looking to improve their health. Capsaicin is a very popular chemical. It inhibits as much as 75% of bacterial growth. Let’s take a look at several of these…

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

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Prostate cancer  is the most common cancer in men aged 75 and older. The prostate gland is a small, walnut-shaped organ that sits between the bladder and rectum. In many cases, prostate cancer grows very slowly; that many men do not know that they have the disease. In other men, however, the disease metastasizes (spreads)…

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Lyrica Prices Keep Going Up, Senate Wants To Know Why?

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Lyrica is a medication manufactured by Pfizer and is used to treat pain caused by nerve damage due to diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster) infection, or spinal cord injury. It is also prescribed to treat pain in people with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a condition involving widespread pain in muscles and connective tissue. There also is a…

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Obesity Epidemic Could Be Reversed With This Powerful Implant

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Obesity is currently a world-wide epidemic. Indeed, according to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), well over 33% of people in the United States are obese. And the obesity rates continue to soar. It seems that just about everyday a new diet plan is hawked by an author, claiming high success rates. Unfortunately, with a few…

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