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Brain Food: What You Eat Can Improve Memory & Combat Alzheimer’s

Healthy Living

Most of us know that what we eat and drink can help our bodies stay fit and healthy, but what may surprise you is that there are also certain foods that are considered brain foods. Foods that can improve memory, and may even prevent certain types of dementia, like Alzheimer’s. What we put on our […]

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Study Shows Dogs Can Tell If You’re Generous or Selfish

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If you’ve ever wondered whether your dog is actually a good judge of a person’s character or whether that’s just the wishful thinking of a doting dog parent, new research suggests that dog intuition about humans is real. However, it doesn’t have anything to do with a canine sixth sense. A study published in the journal PLOS […]

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5 Yoga Poses You Can Do Anytime, Anywhere and Why They’re So Good

Healthy Living

When you hear the word yoga, what pops into your head?  If you imagine a freakishly in-shape woman with her legs bent over her shoulders like a pretzel, you are not alone. People who do yoga regularly have a reputation for being flexible and super chill, but many of them didn’t start out that way. […]

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Spinach: Why You’ll Never Let That Bag Go Bad in The Fridge Again

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Kale is a superfood. The health benefits of kale. Kale: the world’s healthiest food. Kale, kale, kale.  And not only that, we’ve also all been guilty of forgetting that bag of spinach in the back of the fridge. Poor spinach. Well, now it’s time to bring back one your parents’ favorite childhood phrases, “Eat your spinach.” Because […]

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Do you know the warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disease that affects over 5.5 million Americans over the age of 65. Alzheimer’s is more than just a tragic disease, however. It is also an international pandemic that is expected to see an increase in cases, from 47 million worldwide to over 135 million, by 2050. The cost of […]

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Why are you peeing so much? It might be your prescription medications.

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If you suffer from incontinence, you know the stress and embarrassment that it can cause. You could just be asking yourself, “Why am I peeing so much?” If you’ve been suffering from increased occurrences or if you’ve been heading to the bathroom more often than usual, it might not be all that water you’ve been […]

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Amino acid and saline shortage continues months after Hurricane Maria

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It’s been over 100 days since Hurricane Maria made landfall, but Puerto Rican prescription drug manufacturers are still experiencing drug shortages. The saline shortage and amino acid shortage, though improving, is still a great work in progress. The US Food and Drug Administration is working tirelessly to assist in improving the productivity of drug manufacturers in […]

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5 quick tips for cleaning out that medicine cabinet

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Whether you’re excited or dreading the impending tradition of spring cleaning this year, don’t make the mistake of overlooking your medicine cabinet. A neglected medication cabinet isn’t just clutter, it can be a serious health hazard. Follow our tips and have a clean and safe medicine cabinet in no time. Use a Pill Identifier As […]

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A Doctor’s Take On Mental Illness, Gun Violence, and Hispanics

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Following the tragic and deadly shooting that recently took place inside Ft. Lauderdale InternationalAirport, it became clear that the gunman, Esteban Santiago, was struggling with mental illness. Early reports disclosed he was able to carry a gun even after voluntarily seeking mental help in Alaska. Clearly, public safety needs better laws governing gun ownership with […]

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How to Prevent Prediabetes From Becoming Type 2 Diabetes

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Getting diagnosed with prediabetes can be scary. After all, prediabetes is an indication that you could develop type 2 diabetes, increasing your risk of heart disease or a stroke if you don’t make some serious lifestyle changes. But If your doctor or healthcare practitioner tells you that you have prediabetes, you should actually consider yourself […]

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