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Your Heart – Terms You Need to Know by Dr. Randy

By at September 16, 2013 | 12:44 pm | 0 Comment

Your Heart – Terms You Need to Know by Dr. Randy

There are many different terms that an individual will hear that pertain to the heart and different conditions.  So I will attempt to define some of the most common terms in very simple ways.     Risk factors – something that will increase the chance of getting something else Lifestyle risk factors – physical activity, proper nutrition, body weight control, more...

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Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

By at August 19, 2013 | 12:06 pm | 1 Comments

Fight being Chained to Your Desk by Dr. Randy

Our bodies have evolved over time to do one thing – move.  But with current advances in technology the need to move has been greatly reduced. Think about it, we can do almost everything we need to do in a day from the seated position (as I type this I realize that I have been sitting in front of a screen, computer and TV, for almost 7 hours today).  We can shop, work, more...

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New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

By at August 18, 2013 | 11:52 pm | 4 Comments

New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

New Evidence: Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You! by Professor Jay I’m not talking about meeting the one hour a day physical activity guideline. I’m talking about literally getting off of your butt. A study in 2009, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, looked at the link between time spent sitting and mortality in over 17,000 Canadians. As you might guess, more...

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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

By at July 25, 2013 | 12:58 pm | 0 Comment

What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of factors that place an individual at a higher risk of a number of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Also known as syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome, metabolic syndrome was first described and defined as a syndrome in 1998 by the World Health Organization. A recent estimation by the American Heart Association indicated that more...

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Basics of Skin Cancer by Kathleen Province

By at July 24, 2013 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

Basics of Skin Cancer by Kathleen Province

Skin cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells. Currently, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, with as many as 3.5 million cases getting diagnosed annually, just in the United States. The annual rates also seem to be increasing yearly, primarily among white male and females. It is now estimated that half of Americans over the more...

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