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    May
    2004

    Fish Oil Helps Fight Heart Disease

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    Fish oil can help reduce deaths from heart disease, according to new reports released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Their reviews of the available literature found evidence that omega-3 fatty acids, the…

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    May
    2004

    Which Is Better for Balancing Estrogen – Soy or Flax?

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    Phytoestrogens, which are abundant in flaxseed and soy, have chemical structures resembling those of estrogens in your body and have been shown to exert hormonal effects, thereby affecting chronic diseases. Estrogen is metabolized in two…

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    May
    2004

    Have a Phone Consultation with a Doctor

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    The Connecticut Center for Health offers health phone consultations to anyone who speaks English. A phone consultation is appropriate if you cannot come to one of our clinics. A phone consultation is similar to a…

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    Apr
    2004

    Antibiotics Linked to Breast Cancer, Crohn’s

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    Two studies came out last month that cast an unhealthy shadow on the overuse of antibiotics. In a major study at the University of Washington, the use of antibiotics was associated with an increased risk…

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    Apr
    2004

    Do You Have a Seasonal Allergy?

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    Seasonal allergies are most common during the warmer months of spring, summer and fall when the number of plants, grasses and trees that are budding and blooming is much higher. The concentration of pollens in…

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    Apr
    2004

    Diabetics May Have Symptomless Heart Disorder

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    Even diabetics who keep their condition under control and don’t have any obvious symptoms of heart disease may be at risk for hidden heart problems, researchers in Canada report. In this study, 60% of men…

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    Jan
    2004

    Is Diabetes a Threat to Your Health?

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    Seventeen million Americans have diabetes. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. Over 200,000 people die each year of related complications. To make matters even worse, there are nearly six million…

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    Jan
    2004

    Jogging May Make You Smarter

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    Running may give the brain a workout. A new study finds that individuals consistently scored higher on intellectual tests after embarking on a running program. “These improvements, however, went down when the joggers stopped their…

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    Jan
    2004

    Wholesome Diet May Prevent Wrinkles

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    A fountain of youth may be as close as the kitchen, new study findings suggest. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats may ward off wrinkles by boosting the skin’s natural defenses against…

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    Jan
    2004

    Vitamins Combat Age-related Blindness

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    Hundreds of thousands of people could benefit from vitamin supplements shown to help prevent macular degeneration, a condition that is the leading cause of blindness from age 65, according to a new study conducted at…

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    Nov
    2003

    Disease Information Center

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    Our website has extensive information on a number of diseases, including: Allergies Alzheimer’s Arthritis Autism Chronic fatigue Diagetes Fibromyalgia Hepatitis C High blood pressure Osteoporosis Overweight Polycystic ovary syndrome Poor memory or concentration Rheumatoid arthritis….

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    Nov
    2003

    Vitamin D Guidelines May Be Too Low for Women

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    Recommendations for daily vitamin D intake may be too low to prevent deficiencies in some women, according to a recent study. The study found that during the winter, many women in Canada had insufficient blood…

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    Nov
    2003

    Vitamin D May Cut Women’s Heart Disease Death Risk

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    Women who take vitamin D supplements lower their risk of death from heart disease by one-third, a team of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) told attendees of an American Heart Association…

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    Nov
    2003

    Ten Warning Signs for Alzheimer’s Disease

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    Although Alzheimer’s disease is “incurable”, there are therapies available to slow it down, if the disorder can be identified in its early stages. Here are 10 warning signs to help you to identify Alzheimer’s disease…

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    Nov
    2003

    Gingko Biloba Helps Memory Loss

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    A new UCLA study presented at a Society for Neuroscience conference last week found that gingko biloba improves memory among people suffering from age-related memory impairment. Researchers at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute found significant improvement…

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