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How Dangerous Is The Flu? Oct 5th, 2010

Flu is unpredictable and how severe it is can vary widely from one season to the next depending on many things, including: • What flu viruses are spreading • How much flu vaccine is available • When vaccine is available • How many people get vaccinated • How well the...

So, What Actually Is A Stroke? May 22nd, 2010

A Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and a leading cause of disability. There are now over 600,000 new strokes every year in the United States or one every 53 seconds. However, the good news is, strokes can be prevented through diet and exercise! When...

The Many Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet May 16th, 2010

As some of you have already learned from my pages and my blogs, I eat and advocate eating a healthy plant-based diet. I follow that type of diet and have been able to rid myself of eight different diseases. I have patients who have tried this and are very happy...

Signs of Skin Cancer and Prevention May 5th, 2010

This year an estimated one million Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer, and 9,000 will die from the disease according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. Skin cancer is the most prevalent form of all cancers in the United States, and sadly, is on the rise. Yet, skin cancer almost...

9 Tips To Cut Your Salt! Apr 10th, 2010

The consequences of too much salt are hypertension and/or high blood pressure, which increases the risk of a stroke or heart attack. Two studies reported in the British Medical Journal showed that people who cut back on the amount of salt in their diets by just 25-35% per day could...

Millions Skip Colon Cancer Screening Mar 11th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Nearly half the people who need potentially lifesaving checks for the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer — colorectal cancer — miss them, despite years of public efforts to make colon screening as widespread as tests for breast and prostate cancer. But what if you opened your mailbox one...

8 Top Risk Factors For Heart Disease Feb 3rd, 2010

YOU CAN LOWER YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE What Are the Risk Factors for Heart Disease?Heart disease risk factors are conditions or habits that make a person more likely to develop the disease. They can also increase the chances that an existing disease will get worse. Important risk factors for...