Essential Vitamins for Women
Apr15

Essential Vitamins for Women

According to the article “The Top 10 Recommended Vitamins for All Women” (www.skinnymom.com), while the amount that we need of certain nutrients varies by age, there are 10 nutrients that women need regardless of age. These 10 essential nutrients are: 1. Omega 3’s     2. Calcium     3. Vitamin C     4. B vitamins     5. Iron 6. Vitamin A     7. Folic acid  8. Magnesium  9. Vitamin D     10. Vitamin E There are a variety of sources...

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Top Reasons to Go Through Genetic Testing
Mar07

Top Reasons to Go Through Genetic Testing

After watching a loved one battle a debilitating disease, you might hope and pray that you never go through the same thing. There are a number of diseases, however, that are genetic in nature. If someone in your family suffers from heart disease or a certain form of cancer, your odds of developing that same disease are high. Genetic testing can indicate the presence of genes in your body that put you at risk of developing those...

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9 Steps to a Healthier Heart
Feb15

9 Steps to a Healthier Heart

Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year—that’s 1 out of every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. February is American Heart month, and the CDC (Center for Disease Control) has some great advice for anyone looking to help his/her heart get or stay healthy. DIET Eat a healthy diet. Choosing healthful...

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Do Energy Drinks Impact TBI in Teens?
Oct14

Do Energy Drinks Impact TBI in Teens?

Mayfield Clinic’s neurosurgery Department Head, Mario Zuccarello, said, “A traumatic brain injury has proven to be a disabling condition among the adolescents so if the consumption of energy drinks increases the odds of having (brain injuries), then this is a major social issue,” in an interview with the Daily News. Studies are beginning to find that energy drinks and traumatic brain injury have a correlation. And...

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Recovering in HARMONY: TBI and New Robotics Technology
Sep25

Recovering in HARMONY: TBI and New Robotics Technology

Innovative technology is paving the way for stroke and TBI patients to recover more quickly and effectively.  Researchers and students at the University of Texas are developing new robotics that will enhance the way patients go through physical therapy.  Consequently, this new method of physical therapy will also help the brains of TBI and stroke patients recover.  Bongsu Kim, a PhD student at UT, is the main designer behind the...

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Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome
Sep12

Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome

Children fall.  They fall playing outside and they fall playing in the basement.  As they get older and grow, the falls become harder.  Children grow and the distance to the floor increases.  Other children become a factor as they compete with your child in sports.  Aggression is celebrated and encouraged in sports and some children are taught to be blind to the effect their actions will have on others.  So when your child is hit hard...

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