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July 2012
Trussell
Aid for Age

Predicting Heart Attacks Still Elusive but New Studies Are Promising

Although doctors can easily detect a heart attack that is under way, thousands of patients leave a physician after having passed a stress test only to be hit with a devastating heart attack within weeks.

Trussell
Aid for Age

Pain: Gender Differences and Complementary Approaches to Relief

There is actually more scientific evidence that mind-body approaches can be useful for pain than there is for most of the drugs we prescribe.

April 2012
St. Claire

A Chicken in Every Pot, Broth for Every Day

In the midst of these dark winter days, miserable cold and flu season, and the even darker times of a sluggish economy, a chicken in your pot and the healthful, delicious broth it creates is one the brightest foods you can make.

St. Claire
Rainbow Kitchen

The Health-Changing Cookbook of a Lifetime

According to Dr. Edward Howell, a noted pioneer in enzyme research, people who eat an enzyme-poor diet face a shorter life span, illness, and lowered resistance to stress of all types. Fallon adds: Whole foods give good health; enzyme-rich foods provide limitless energy.

St. Claire
Rainbow Kitchen

Everyone Knows Sodium Raises Blood Pressure, Right?

Studies show that restricting salt helps a minority of the general population reduce their blood pressure, while either increasing blood pressure or having no effect on the majority of people's blood pressure.

Hattes
Food Ventures

Gluten-Free Eating Popular New Food Trend

The gluten-free diet is one of the fastest-growing health-related food trends among manufacturers, restaurants and even celebrities including Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Rachel Ray.

Hattes
Food Ventures

New Food Adventures in the New Year

According to a recent study in the September 2011 Advances in Nutrition, research summarized the beneficial effect of apples and apple products on weight management, bone health and digestive health. In addition, the antioxidants found in apples may have a protective effect on cardiovascular disease, asthma and diabetes.

June 2012
Trussell
Aid for Age

Ever Hear of ‘Exergames?’

The researchers found that cybercycling or exergames two to three times a week for three months “yielded greater cognitive benefit” than regular exercise for the same amount of time.

Trussell
Aid for Age

More Problems with Statin Medications – Now Also Linked to Increased Risk of Diabetes

Those who seem to be at more risk when taking statins, according to the Mayo report, are those who take multiple medications for cholesterol, women, people having a small body frame, age 65 or older, have kidney or liver disease or diabetes.

Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Herbal Tea for Your Health

It’s amazing that some herbal teas improve heart rhythm, reduce blood pressure, clear brain fog or ease hormonal concerns. Most herbal teas are safe for people with kidney stones. My favorite book on teas is Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health.

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