This Diet Leads to Longer Life?

(CNN) — Eating a Mediterranean diet may be your key to living longer. That’s according to a new study led by Immaculata De Vivo, associate professor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Harvard Medical School. (Source: CNN.com) The diet involves eating items off a menu that is rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans…

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New diabetes recommendation

A new draft recommendation on diabetes screenings posted by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) could change the way health care professionals tackle the debilitating disease going forward. (Source: AOA.org) Posted on Oct. 6, the USPSTF recommendation calls for providers to screen adults 45 years of age and older—and those at increased risk for…

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Preparing for Flu Season

A new school year is here and another fall season is upon us. With that comes along the start of flu season. We all need to be thinking of ways to keep our families healthy and strong this year and try to battle off the yearly sickness that comes along this time of year. Here…

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AMD Earlier Than Thought

AMD or Age Related Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and visual impairment for industrialized countries. It has long been thought that the disease really starts affecting those 50 years or older. However, recent studies have show that this may not be the case. Findings are pointing to AMD starting much earlier than…

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