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End Your Mammogram Nightmare

In All Health Watch, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

If you’re a woman over 40, you likely know the ritual…

Each year or two, you go off to the gynecologist to get a mammogram. 

It is not a pleasant experience. 

During the test, your breasts are compressed between two plastic imaging plates while they are X-rayed. For some women, it’s merely uncomfortable. For others, it can be so painful that they take aspirin or ibuprofen ahead of time. 

Then comes the anxious waiting.

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Big Pharma’s Biggest Crime

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Here’s a hard truth about the pharmaceutical industry… Drug addicts make the best customers.

Unless they want to go through withdrawal, addicts must buy drugs. So Big Pharma actually has a financial incentive to foster drug dependency in its customers. 

Lest you think they are above that, take a look at the current opioid crisis in the U.S. About 2.1 million Americans have become addicted to painkillers that drug companies claimed were perfectly safe.

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Coronavirus Is All Around You. Here’s What to Do.

In All Health Watch by Garry Messick0 Comments

Unless you live in a remote region, it’s no longer a matter of if, but when, the coronavirus reaches your area. There are now confirmed cases in all but a handful of states.[1]

What should you do when someone close to you—say a co-worker or family member—gets coronavirus?

Here are five things you can do to stay healthy when others around you are getting sick…

There’s no reason to panic.

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1,000 Steps Does This to Your Body

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Weight Loss by Ambar Jones0 Comments

Professor Neil Alexander of the University of Leeds was a world-renowned pioneer in the study of biomechanics. This is the science of how living things move.

He noted that humans are the only mammals who walk on two legs (some apes do it for short periods of time).[1] [2] [3]

“Walking,” he said, “is the exercise man is naturally meant to do.”

The earliest doctors recognized this.

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The Diet That Keeps You Young

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

Few people talk about frailty as a major disease. But it’s what destroys the quality of life for millions of seniors.

Those affected can no longer live independently or be physically active. Simple tasks like opening a jar or walking up stairs become impossible. They may became painfully thin. Their energy evaporates.

And frailty does not just mean losing your quality of life.

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Natural Relief for Artery Disease

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

People with peripheral artery disease (PAD) face a life-threatening dilemma. 

PAD causes artery blockages in the legs. This can lead to severe pain while walking. 

But guess what the most effective treatment for PAD is? 

That’s right…walking. 

When PAD patients stop walking because of the pain, their condition gets worse. They already have a high risk for heart disease. But without exercise, their chance of having a heart attack or a stroke becomes even greater.

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