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 Medical research continues to find differences between men and women in the ways our bodies behave, in health, illness, and in response to medical treatment. A study recently performed to evaluate the effects of mental stress on cardiovascular... [read more]
Meditation classes are thriving, even usurping time from once athletic yoga classes. Meditation is widely acknowledged as a stress reduction technique, and has also been associated with reduced blood pressure and improvements in other physical... [read more]
  Do you pay for your own health care?  Have you been told you have type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetics account for 95% of the diabetes epidemic in the US, and type 2 diabetes is completely preventable and reversible by lifestyle choices.... [read more]
Are you shocked to learn that people are taking drastic measures to lose weight?  A recent story in the Huffington Post reported that eager dieters, particularly glowing brides-to-be, are putting tubes down their noses to bypass eating as a means... [read more]
Optimism appears to reduce the risk of heart disease, an association that persists after all other confounding factors have been eliminated. Specifically, the researchers found that traits like optimism and hope, and higher levels of happiness and... [read more]
Sugar-sweetened sodas contribute to weight gain, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, gout, coronary artery disease, and strokes as well, in amounts as low as one soda a day. The findings associating soda consumption and strokes are detailed... [read more]