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What is Metabolic Syndrome by Mark Ziegler

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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

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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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The Effects of Stress on Our Health and Future by Rebecca Yohe

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The Effects of Stress on Our Health and Future by Rebecca Yohe

Everyone experiences stress in their day to day life, it is an inevitable part of living. It can be “good” stress like preparing for a marriage or a new baby, studying really hard to raise your B to an A in your Anatomy and Physiology class or preparing for an interview for your dream job. It could also be “bad” stress such as marital problems, financial problems more...

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Heart Healthy Foods by Dr. Randy

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Heart Healthy Foods by Dr. Randy

There are many foods that can greatly reduce your risk for heart disease and not break your food budget.  They can be added to almost any meal or have as a snack every day of the week. Adding these foods to your regular nutrition plan today will make for a healthier heart tomorrow. 1)     Oatmeal.  I am not talking about the instant oatmeal that has all of the more...

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