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Basics for Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Randy

By at January 25, 2012 | 1:03 am | 2 Comments

Basics for Cardiovascular Health by Dr. Randy

The cardiovascular system is made up of 4 structures: heart, arteries, veins and capillaries. Different diseases affect these structures such as heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and stroke. Some of these diseases have no symptoms until very late in their onset. It is important to keep your risk of cardiovascular disease to a minimum through a healthy more...

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HIV: A Detailed Overview by Armin Begic

By at January 24, 2012 | 8:56 pm | 0 Comment

HIV: A Detailed Overview by Armin Begic

“The AIDS epidemic began over 25 years ago, and the disease continues to prey upon millions of children around the world. Over 2.1 million children are HIV-positive, with more than 400,000 children becoming newly infected with HIV / AIDS each year” (“Join Our Fight Against AIDS”). These statistics are just the ones among adolescents, so think about how much higher more...

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Trans Fatty Acids by Hollie Strawn

By at January 19, 2012 | 1:08 pm | 0 Comment

Trans Fatty Acids by Hollie Strawn

Trans fatty acids are an industrially produced fat originally meant to replace saturated fats in processed foods and in commercial and household cooking and frying. (Harvard School of Public Health 2012) Numerous studies have shown the harmful effects of this product produced from once healthy unsaturated vegetable oil. (Benatar 2010) The differences between saturated and more...

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All About Menopause by Cathy Ingenthron

By at January 17, 2012 | 1:19 pm | 1 Comments

Menopause is a subject that is rarely discussed because of its highly personal nature. However this is a medical issue that affects every woman worldwide. Every woman with a reproductive system will eventually go through this biological process. Often statistics are released on different medical diseases or conditions, one in four or two in six, but this issue will more...

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What is Rosacea by Tracy Rosner

By at January 15, 2012 | 3:06 pm | 0 Comment

What is Rosacea by Tracy Rosner

Skin is an important organ of the human body that needs to be examined carefully. The largest organ of the body may be affected by various harms such as; sunburn, skin cancer, acne, disorders, and more. A common disorder known as rosacea, mainly affects the skin of the face leaving reddish, acne-like bumps. It is mostly located on the nose, chin, cheeks, and forehead. more...

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