13 Foods You’re Better Off Avoiding Before Having Sex

While most of us are aware of the foods that act as aphrodisiacs, only a handful are aware of the foods we should avoid at all costs. Not only will these make you feel bloated, unsexy and lethargic, they are likely to prevent you from getting it on! #1. French fries … Continue reading

The Benefits of High Cholesterol

People with high cholesterol live the longest. This statement seems so incredible that it takes a long time to clear one´s brainwashed mind to fully understand its importance. Yet the fact that people with high cholesterol live the longest emerges clearly from many scientific papers. Consider the finding of Dr. … Continue reading

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. Meanwhile the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer. The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that … Continue reading

Dangerous Combinations

Five things you need to know about food and drug interactions You are diligent about taking your medication each day. But did you ever think that the bologna sandwich, grapefruit or glass of milk you have with it could be making your medicine less effective, or even dangerous? Read on … Continue reading

New Study: Standard American Diet Causes Nearly Half of All Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke and Type 2 Diabetes

It should come as no surprise that our diet plays a critical role in our health and longevity, but the sheer level of influence may come as a shock to you. A new study published in the March 7 issue of JAMA found that poor diet is responsible for an astonishing 45 … Continue reading

Shoulder blade (scapula) pain causes, symptoms, treatments, and exercises

Shoulder blade pain can occur for numerous reasons, and we are going to look into those causes along with the symptoms, treatments, and exercises that can help improve shoulder blade pain. The shoulder blades – known as the scapula – are two triangle-shaped bones located at the top of your … Continue reading

Colon Cancer Screening: What You Need to Know

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States today. It’s a serious American health problem, says Johns Hopkins gastroenterologist Francis Giardiello, M.D. However, there are many ways you can decrease your risk or even prevent colon cancer. The single best thing you can do … Continue reading

New study demonstrates omega-3 fatty acids increase blood flow to regions of the brain associated with cognition

According to a new study published last Thursday in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, by using neuroimaging, researchers were able to demonstrate increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with memory and learning in individuals with higher omega-3 levels. Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) are a group … Continue reading

Fitness Tips for 50-Plus

Upping your daily activity level at 50-plus is more manageable when you follow these fitness tips from a Johns Hopkins fitness expert. One of the most important reasons to exercise at 50-plus is to keep your weight in check. By maintaining a healthy weight, you lower your blood pressure and decrease your … Continue reading

Running Strengthens the Spine

For the first time, research has shown that a particular exercise is good for the discs in the spine.  In the first human study of its kind, researchers have shown evidence that a specific physical exercise is beneficial for the discs in our spines. The study named “Running exercise strengthens … Continue reading

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