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Safety tips for shoveling snow

    A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed that shoveling snow actually does increase the risk of a having a heart attack. The study looked at 500 people and found that 7% started experiencing symptoms of heart problems while shoveling snow. The cardiologists conducting the Canadian study felt that while […]

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Falls on the Rise Among U.S. Seniors

  For American seniors, a fall can have disabling or even fatal consequences. And a new study finds that the rate of older people who suffer a fall is actually on the rise. A research team led by Dr. Christine Cigolle, of the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, tracked national data from […]

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Surgery Not Better for Spine Narrowing, Study Finds

  Surgery and more conservative treatments provide similar long-term outcomes for people with spinal stenosis, a new study suggests. Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal canal that leads to back and leg pain and other symptoms. The study included more than 650 spinal stenosis patients who had surgery or received nonsurgical treatment such as […]

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Health Benefits of Beans –

    Beans may get a bad rap for making people gassy, but that’s no reason to cut them out of your diet. Experts recommend you consume up to 3 cups of the legumes a week—because they are so good for your health. And the more you eat, the less likely you are to have […]

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Tips for improving gut health

  The human gut contains trillions of bacteria. About 10 times the amount of cells in the rest of the human body reside in your gut in the form of bacteria, fungi and protozoa. A healthy gut flora is essential for the synthesis of enzymes and vitamins, it improves our immune system so we can […]

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