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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Could Mean Hot Flashes During Menopause

High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Could Mean Hot Flashes During Menopause

Want to know how you’re going to fare during menopause? Your pregnancy might hold some clues. In fact, the results of a study published in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society, indicate that women who have hypertensive diseases during pregnancy, such as preeclampsia and high blood pressure, may be at [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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Spring Skin

Spring Skin

Spring clean your skin care regimen. Tis the season for spring cleaning . It’s a season where we toss out the old to make room for the new. We shake off the symbolic layers of winter and get ready to bloom. You don’t have to stop with dusting and purging your house to [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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Acai is Awesome

Acai is Awesome

The berry is rich in flavor and antioxidants. A nutritious diet is one of the key factors to maintaining health. While there is no such thing as a miracle food, there are some foods that provide a higher level of nutrients than others. (These are often called nutrient-dense foods.) The latest [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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A Polite Way of Saying “Incurable”

A Polite Way of Saying “Incurable”

By Clementine von Radics When I was 21 years old, my writing career took off. I quit my day job, published my first book, and immediately started working on my second. I felt like I was on top of the world or at least on my way to it. I was [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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Empathy: The Molecule That Binds Us in a Relationship

Empathy: The Molecule That Binds Us in a Relationship

By Denise King Gillingham, LMSW, ACC, CPM Merriam-Webster defines empathy as “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experi­encing the feelings, thoughts, and experi­ence of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully com­municated in an objectively explicit manner; also: the [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way

A practical guide to clinical trials By Patient Advocate Foundation The future of medi­cine has never been so bright. Many advances in treatments are being announced every day that can help eliminate disease or improve the life of patients suffering from illness. Even more drugs and treatment options that have the [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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What Complementary Therapies Can Do for You

What Complementary Therapies Can Do for You

By Barrie R. Cassileth, MS, PhD Complementary therapies empower you, the patient. After being diagnosed with cancer, you might feel like you are ceding control to a team of experts—your medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, and surgeon, not to mention their nurses and technicians. Together all of these experts can give you [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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Chocolate and Red Wine May Still Be Good for Us, but Probably Not Due to Resveratrol

Chocolate and Red Wine May Still Be Good for Us, but Probably Not Due to Resveratrol

If you have looked to health claims describing the benefits resveratrol, a compound found in choco­late and red wine, to justify your indulgences, you may need to rethink the role of these treats in your health plan. Recent research suggests that resve­ratrol may not be the ticket to youth and vitality [...]

Posted on: March 2, 2015

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