Patient Education

oct 03, 2012

Exercise, Fruits & Veggies May Lengthen Life

Lengthen your life with fruits/veggies and exercise!  A new study done on women ages 70-79 found that participants who ate more fruits and vegetables and exercised more significantly lengthened their lives.  Find out...[Leer más]

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may 10, 2012

What makes working out easier?

Simple changes to your daily routine can help ANYONE live a more active life. Click here to see these tips from the Mayo Clinic on how to get active![Leer más]

Categoría: Patient Education

may 08, 2012

Prevent Whooping Cough

What can you do to keep yourself from getting whooping cough (also known as pertussis)? Do you know the signs and symptoms? Click here to learn the CDC recommendations on whooping cough. FREE vaccine is available at the clinic.[Leer más]

Categoría: Patient Education

mar 28, 2012

Ten Tips to Waste Less Food, from Cooking Matters

From Cooking Matters- The average American family throws out $1600 worth of food each year.  Click here to view ten tips to save healthy food and money.[Leer más]

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mar 21, 2012

Waiting It Out is the Best Policy for Colds

PositiveChoices.com- Antibiotics won’t chase away a cold any quicker than watchful waiting.According to a randomized, controlled trial, antibiotic treatment does not improve the sniffles and stuffiness (called acute...[Leer más]

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mar 19, 2012

Diet, Exercise, and Weight Are Major Contributors to Health

PositiveChoices.com - Lifestyle may reduce risk of early death by 42%. The Cancer Prevention Study ll Nutrition Cohort shows that  people who maintain a BMI within normal range, exercise 30 or more minutes daily, and eat a...[Leer más]

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mar 13, 2012

A Hot Dog a Day Raises Risk of Dying, Harvard Study Finds

Bloomberg News- Nicole Ostrow on March 12, 2012A daily meal of hot dogs, bacon or hamburgers raises the risk of dying from heart disease or cancer by as much as 21 percent, according to the largest assessment of the health...[Leer más]

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mar 13, 2012

Poorer, Obese Adults Might Benefit From Behavior-Change Program Both blood pressure and weight decreased slightly, study finds

US News and World Report- MONDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- A behavioral intervention program helped low-income obese people lose a few pounds and improve their blood-pressure control, according to a two-year study.The study,...[Leer más]

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feb 23, 2012

Exercise Affects Your Mood

It's no secret that exercise strengthens your heart, aids in weight loss, and helps prevent a host of other health risks. But did you know regular exercise can help you feel better and improve your mood? In a recent study,...[Leer más]

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feb 23, 2012

Breakfast Consumption Reduces Heart Risks

Breakfast reduces cardiovascular risk and obesity. Recent research into the effects of breakfast on cardiovascular risk in Italians shows that individuals who eat breakfast have lower CVD risk, enjoy better physical health, and...[Leer más]

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feb 21, 2012

Light Physical Activity Good for the Kidneys

From positivechoices.com One hour of light physical activity per day improved kidney filteration rates by 3-6%.A new analysis of the NHANES data finds that individuals who spent more than an hour a day in light physical activity...[Leer más]

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feb 06, 2012

Supplement Safety

Many new supplement ingredients are introduced without any regulatory oversight. Americans spend more than $28 billion annually on vitamins, minerals, herbals and other "natural" products in the form of dietary...[Leer más]

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Health Websites

Poison Control Centers
aapcc.org

American Council of the Blind
acb.org 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ahrq.gov 

American Heart Association
americanheart.org

Arthritis Foundation
arthritis.org

American Cancer Society
cancer.org

Worldwide registry of clinical trials
clinicaltrials.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
cms.hhs.gov

American Diabetes Association
diabetes.org

Navigating Health Information
eMD.com

Epilepsy Foundation
epilepsyfoundation.org

Family Doctor
familydoctor.org

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
fda.gov

HealthAnswers Education
healthanswers.com

Optimizing Health and Wellbeing
healthAtoZ.com

Fitness and Health
health.discovery.com

Health (natural solutions)
healthy.net

Links to info for Children's Health
kidshealth.com

American Lung Association
lungusa.org

Mayo Clinic
mayoclinic.com

Medline Plus
medlineplus.gov

Consumer Health Information
netwellness.org

National Institutes of Health
nih.gov

Pain management resource
pain.com

National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
partnershipforcaring.org

Leading distributor of drug labeling info
pdr.net

Live and feel younger + real age test
realage.com

Internet drug index
rxlist.com

Shape Up America! (raising awareness of obesity as health issue)
shapeup.org

Web MD
webmd.com