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Get the Right Hearing Aid and Start Improving Your Life Today

According to the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, more than 36 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss, yet current statistics indicate that less than one-quarter of those who have hearing loss get help.  Fortunately, 9 out of 10 people with hearing loss can be helped with hearing aids. If you are one of the millions of Americans who spend each day... [Continue Reading]

10 Health Fads You Need to Stop Following Right Now

Everyone knows the feeling you get after a weekend of ice cream, salty snacks, and empty calories. And come Monday morning, you’re saying “Okay, I need a new plan. It’s time to get serious about losing some weight.” Which is great. Everyone gets to a certain point when they are unhappy with their own appearance, and the healthiest way to deal with that is to accept... [Continue Reading]

Infographic: Six Pack Secrets

There is no magic formula for turning a flabby tummy into a rock-hard washboard stomach – just pay attention to the most recommended methods of exercise and diet, take them on board and stick to the programme! Newitts.com have produced a great infographic guide, titled How to Get a Six Pack – read it and start working! Brought to you by Newitts [Continue Reading]

Healthy Dinner Party Food Options for Your Next Family Gathering

If you’re someone who is known to throw a pretty great party, then if you have one coming up over the next few weeks, we’re pretty sure that one of the things that you’re busy doing is putting a great menu together: one that is affordable, full of flavor and also healthy too. And while we do know that sometimes pulling off a meal like this can be a pretty tall order,... [Continue Reading]

Common Causes of Memory Loss and Effective Ways to Prevent It

Memory loss isn’t just an affliction of the elderly – young people can suffer from memory loss as well. Memory is an interesting thing, because it isn’t a tangible part of our neurology. While the memory was created in the physical world, it quickly gets stores into a virtual one – like an overlapping hologram. This happens in an area of the brain called the... [Continue Reading]

The Best Types of Fitness Classes for Weight Loss

As you get older and your metabolism changes, you’ll not only have to change the way you eat in order to maintain a healthy weight, but you’ll also want to add an exercise regimen that keeps your body fit and healthy. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize this until they’ve already put on some excess pounds. And even fewer make changes unless they have a medical... [Continue Reading]

Four Reasons Why Dog Ownership Is Beneficial

Dog owners are happy people. The reason why they are so happy is because they are constantly around an animal that is always thrilled to see them. Whether your training your new dog, hanging out a the park with your pooch by your side, or returning home from work, dogs certainly go to great lengths to let their owners know just how thrilled they are. It is extremely hard not to be happy... [Continue Reading]

6 Major Martial Arts Training Benefits

Martial arts isn’t just about fighting and violence. In fact, it isn’t even really about self-defense either. Those are just parts of the martial arts practice, but certainly not the focus. The martial arts includes a number of different disciplines that offer a healthier and more spiritually balanced lifestyle. The truth is that martial arts has been used for hundreds of years as... [Continue Reading]

Pain Relief - How Chiropractors Can Naturally Treat Migraines and More

Those who are affected by health problems such as migraines and other conditions often rely on prescription drugs and natural migraine medications to ease their pain and manage their symptoms. However, these drugs can have side effects and negative consequences which can be a detriment. Chiropractic care is a safe and natural way to treat a lot of health problems. Many people don’t... [Continue Reading]

How to Recognize Medical Emergency Warning Signs

Although a medical emergency is not something that we want ourselves or the people we love to ever experience, sometimes life has other plans; therefore, we always need to be prepared. One way that you can do this is by having information on how to recognize some of the signs ahead of time. That’s why, we are going to provide you with five things that you should definitely take heed of... [Continue Reading]

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InterMune Soars on Lung Study Likely to Support U.S. Approval
InterMune Inc. (ITMN) rose the most ever after its drug pirfenidone for a fatal lung disease met goals of a study expected to support U.S. approval. InterMune more than doubled to $35.51 at 9:36 a.m. New York time, after touching $37.22 in the shares' biggest ...

Heart Attack Risk Associated With Testosterone Therapy Treatment
The FDA is investigating the risk of heart attack, stroke and death among men taking different forms of testosterone therapy. This announcement came after two recent studies, one published in PLOS One, and the other in the Journal of the American Medical ...

Lilly diabetes drug meets late-stage goal
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly and Co.'s experimental injectable diabetes treatment dulaglutide fared on par in a late-stage study with another drug that's already on the market. The Indianapolis drugmaker said Tuesday that a once-weekly, 1.5-milligram ...

'About 20' cases of polio-like illness found in California
(CNN) -- "About 20" cases of a polio-like syndrome have been identified in California children over the past 18 months, a Stanford University researcher says. Dr. Keith Van Haren, a pediatric neurologist at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, has ...

Pfizer pleased with pneumonia vaccine trial for older adults
NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Pfizer Inc. in New York said the trial of its pneumonia immunization in adults age 65 and older against bacterial pneumonia achieved its goals. The Community-Acquired Pneumonia Immunization Trial in Adults, the landmark study ...

Scientists detect cancer in mice with simple urine test
Testing for cancer and other non-infectious diseases may become a lot easier. A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a new type of testing that can detect cancer and other illnesses by injecting nanoparticles to find ...

Ovarian Cancer Gene May Point to Early Removal of Ovaries: Study
MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry a BRCA1 gene mutation and have their ovaries removed by age 35 appear to dramatically reduce their odds of developing ovarian cancer and dying, a new international study finds. Having this ...

Vegetarian Diet Helps in Keeping Blood Pressure in Control
Vegetarian diet helps in keeping blood pressure lower, as per a Japanese research published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The study involved more than 21,000 participants and research team concluded that vegetarian diet could be accounted for significant ...

Polio-like illness found in five California children
(CNN) -- Doctors are looking for more information about a "polio-like syndrome" that has caused paralysis in a few children in California. Neurologists have identified five patients who developed paralysis in one or more of their limbs between August 2012 and ...

Study: Women with BRCA1 mutations should remove ovaries by 35
(CNN) -- A new study on healthy women with genetic mutations that sharply increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer supports the old adage: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The report, published online Monday in the Journal of Clinical ...

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