Health

How should UTIs be treated? (Hint: It’s not with cranberry)

Oct 31st, 2017 | By

For ages, people have turned to cranberry as a natural remedy for urinary tract infections. The belief was that products such as cranberry juice would prevent bacteria from infecting the tract between the kidney and urethra, providing relief from the burning and discomfort of these common infections. But the truth is out; cranberry is no
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Leg pain might be peripheral artery disease

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By
Leg pain might be peripheral artery disease

Do you blame “getting older” for your leg pain or difficulty walking? Do you just accept it and do the best you can? You could actually be suffering from a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD now affects more than 8.5 million American adults, according to the American Heart Association, and if left untreated,
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Don’t hesitate; vaccinate

Sep 12th, 2017 | By

While getting vaccinated is important for people of all ages, it’s especially important for adults with heart disease. They are more likely to have serious complications from common diseases such as influenza (flu) or pneumonia that vaccination can help prevent. Common diseases can become serious in adults with heart disease; they can even increase the
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Alzheimer’s is a family disease

Aug 30th, 2017 | By

No matter how you look at it, Alzheimer’s is a family disease. It doesn’t affect just one person. Although everyone gets the same diagnosis, no two people will experience Alzheimer’s the same way. At this point there is no cure and there is no preventive vaccine for Alzheimer’s. It continues to mystify and baffle all
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