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Are Electronics Making You Fat?

Posted 03-31-2014 at 06:06 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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As we become more engrossed in technology, our waistlines expand? It is true that the nation is facing an obesity epidemic—according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over half of the American population is overweight—but are electronics to blame?

The Skinny on Electronics

Studies, including one conducted by Yale University, found that those who watched an excessive amount of television were more likely to consume fatty foods, regardless...
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Do You Have a Healthy Heart?

Posted 02-03-2014 at 04:56 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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When was the last time you thought about your heart health? A month ago? A year ago? Never? Well, there’s no better time than the present to have a heart checkup. Sure, you could put it off for another year, but your heart deserves better.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one out of every four casualties. While some risk factors like age, gender and family history are inevitable, other influences are preventable. High...
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New Guidelines for Treating High Cholesterol

Posted 12-02-2013 at 06:44 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the American Heart Association--in partnership with the American College of Cardiology--released new guidelines for treating high cholesterol with statin drugs.

Prior to the recommendations, only the people with a total cholesterol level above 200, or a “bad” cholesterol level above 100, were considered candidates for cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. What has changed? Under the latest standards, you could be considered a candidate...
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Stroke Victim: My Love and Life Story

Posted 09-02-2010 at 12:08 AM by lifebeyond

Friends, I want to share you my own story of coping as a paralyzed stroke victim in a place where there is no medical help for poor patients like me to get better except for strong determination and acceptance of my destiny plus the encouragement of a very dear one despite the ups and downs of the love relationship.

My story:
I am a stroke victim for more than 3 years now (more reason was stress due to studies and my blood pressure went up). Based on me , I am more or less...
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