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November, 2012

  • 15 November

    New Study finds that 371 million have diabetes worldwide, and half don’t know it

    According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), a record breaking 371 people are now affected by diabetes globally and nearly 2 million of them don’t know they have the illness. The findings were released as part of November 14th’s World Diabetes Day 2012 and many of the numbers are truly …

  • 6 November

    How old you look may indicate heart disease

    According to a new study how old you look could be directly connected to your risk for heart disease. People with receding hairlines or balding, creases near the earlobes and eyelid bumps may be at a higher risk for heart trouble than people the same age that appear younger. Researches …

October, 2012

  • 31 October

    5 ways to lower your risk of Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is one of the largest health crises facing our nation today affecting 25 million people; that’s nearly 10% of the population. The good news is that diabetes is a preventable illness. A recent government study found that making just one major lifestyle change could reduce your risk by more …

  • 27 October

    Flu Shots: What you need to know

    It’s that time of year again; the sneezes, the sniffles, the chills, the aches and pains, that’s right, flu season. If you are debating on whether or not to head to your doctor’s office or local pharmacy here are the key things you need to know when deciding if a …