Tag: heart disease

Internet Use Connected to Cancer Prevention

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  New Study:  Internet Use Connected to Cancer Prevention — by Catherine Morgan Finally, some good news about internet use.  We hear so much about the negative affects of technology and internet use on our lives, but maybe soon we…

Why Are Processed Foods So Bad For Us? with video

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  Why are processed foods so bad for us? — by Catherine Morgan (cross-posted BlogHer) So, we know processed foods are bad for us, but do you know why?  And, just how bad are they? For One, phosphates.  There are…

Are e-cigarettes the way to Quit Smoking?

A few weeks ago my daughter and I were at the mall doing some back-to-school shopping and walked by a kiosk selling what looked like cigarettes.  We both thought it was odd, but we assumed it must be some type…

Do Heavy Drinkers Outlive Non-Drinkers?

TIME recently reported on a new study that suggests heavy drinkers outlive non-drinkers.  However, as usual with these studies, it’s not as cut and dry as the title suggests. This latest study is a bit very misleading, especially for women.  …

Health News: Too Many Invasive Heart Tests

We’ve heard a lot about too many mammograms leading to too many invasive biopsies. But now a recent study is showing that doctors may be doing too many invasive heart tests as well. Every year more than a million people…