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The Ancient Chinese Breast Cancer Solution

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

In the U.S., breast cancer is one of the most feared forms of cancer.[i]

We have pink ribbon campaigns, “runs for the cure,” and screening awareness programs to fight it.

In China, they have none of this. That’s because breast cancer isn’t nearly the threat it is here.

The death rate from breast cancer in China is 5.76 per 100,000 residents.

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Why Having a ‘Nice’ Doctor Matters

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

When looking for a doctor, most of us focus on credentials. We want to know where the physician went to school. We may want to know if they have had malpractice suits filed against them.

A pleasant bedside manner? That’s well and good.

But most of us would rather have a doctor who “knows his stuff.” We want competence first and foremost.

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The Deadly Disease Caused by Lack of Sleep

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Featured Article, Health Videos, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease, Sleep Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Six hours.

That’s the minimum amount of sleep you need each night for a healthy heart, according to a major new study.

The research was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.[1]

About 4,000 subjects were divided into groups depending on how much sleep they got.

The researchers measured levels of atherosclerosis in the subjects’ femoral and carotid arteries using ultrasound.

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Feeling Anxious? It Might Be Something You Ate

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Have you ever felt tense without knowing why?

It wasn’t that you were under some kind of stress. Or were worried about something.

But for some unknown reason, you just felt anxious.

A new study may explain why.

Emulsifiers are processed food additives. They are used to make foods more appealing in various ways. They improve texture and shelf life. They keep ingredients from separating, such as the oil and water in mayonnaise.

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How to Use Your Office to Get in Better Shape

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

When you sit in an office all day, it’s difficult to stay in shape. Spending eight hours or more tethered to a desk is terrible for your health.

But a new study shows there’s a simple way office workers can improve their fitness.

You do it by using your workplace as a piece of gym equipment…

Previous research had found that brief spurts of vigorous exercise can boost heart health.

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