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Red Wine Protects Against Some of Smoking’s Ill Effects

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A new study has uncovered a simple strategy to lessen the damage of smoking: Drink a glass or two of red wine before lighting up.

When you smoke a cigarette, immediate damage occurs in your blood vessels. Smoking introduces toxic chemicals into your bloodstream. They cause inflammation that prematurely ages the endothelial cells that make up the lining of your blood vessels.

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Dr. Eliaz: Use Your Toothbrush to Fight Cancer, Heart Disease

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By Dr. Isaac Eliaz, M.D.

Your dentist can do more than clean your teeth and keep them pain-free. A good dentist can save your life.

Research demonstrates strong connections between poor oral health and heart disease, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. As more integrative doctors, dentists, and health providers recognize these important relationships, we can see a gradual expansion in preventative medicine protocols to emphasize holistic oral and dental care.

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75% of Heart Attack Victims Break This Simple Rule

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More than 100,000 Americans die of a heart attack each year. But that number would be much lower if the vast majority of them didn’t ignore one simple rule…

Call 911.

A study in the journal Circulation found that only 23% of people in the hospital for chest pain called 911. The others either drove themselves or had someone else drive them.

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Never Take This Medication Before Getting Dental Implants

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For decades, getting dentures was rite of passage for seniors. Not anymore.

Today, most older folks opt for dental implants instead of dentures or bridges. Implants have the advantage of being more like natural teeth. They are permanent, don’t have to be taken out at night, and are virtually maintenance-free.

About 3 million Americans have implants. And that number is growing by 500,000 a year.

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Protein Drinks Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart Attacks, Stroke by INH Research0 Comments

Whey protein drinks have long been used by bodybuilders to add muscle. More recently, they’ve become popular among seniors seeking a way to stay strong as they age.

But new research shows that protein supplements may be good for everyone. A surprising UK study found they lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attack and stroke.1

Researchers at the University of Reading had 38 people with borderline high blood pressure drink two commercial powdered whey protein shakes per day for eight weeks.

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One Soda a Day Doubles Diabetes Risk… Even If It’s Diet

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

It’s well established that drinking sugary soda can lead to obesity, diabetes, and many other health problems. But many people think they are protecting themselves by opting for zero-calorie diet soda instead.

We’ve said for years that diet sodas aren’t any healthier for you. And now, a new study confirms what we’ve known all along…

Drinking the equivalent of just over one can of soda a day more than doubles the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to Swedish researchers.

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