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Everyone Over 50 Needs This Heart Test

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by INH Research0 Comments

When your doctor determines your risk of heart disease, chances are he or she uses a standard cardiac risk equation.

It’s a formula that takes into account your blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride readings. And it looks at whether you are a smoker, have diabetes, have a family history of heart trouble, or are overweight.

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It’s Disgusting…and It’s On Your Doctor’s Stethoscope

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Immune Health by INH Research0 Comments

It’s so routine we don’t even think about it… During just about every doctor appointment, your doctor takes his stethoscope in hand and places it against your chest and back to listen to your lungs and heart.

A new study shows that, unbeknownst to your doctor, stethoscopes are often loaded with bacteria. Some of them can cause serious infections.

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