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Drink too much? Suffer. Period.

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Beer before wine and you’ll feel fine; wine after liquor, never sicker., Uh, no. At least not according to an excellent study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In this study, in the first week, 90 (presumably very happy and willing) volunteers were given set amounts of beer and wine to drink, […]

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Walk, walk, walk

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According to a lovely conclusion in a recent study that was published in the unbelievably-named International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (the publisher is clearly a person with one of those kids with three hyphenated last names, which many of them will eventually discard anyway), all you need to do to achieve the […]

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According to its website, ” the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is an independent, volunteer panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine (that makes) evidence-based recommendations about preventive services such as screenings, counseling services, and preventive medications.” So presumably, this is where a person who would like to get educated about prevention should go to […]

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Calcium in arteries? Hard to figure

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According to many cardiologists, calcium in the coronary arteries (detected on scanning, often as a screening test for heart disease) is a major risk factor for heart attacks and premature death, so if you have calcium in your cardiac arteries, you need to do something about it, which in the US at least, far too […]

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You Need to Do This: Get Fully Immunized

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Perhaps the best overall reason to get yourself and your family fully immunized is your contribution to the general welfare of the population, especially to the most vulnerable out there. And I am aiming this particularly at the thousands, perhaps millions, of thoughtful and caring adults (especially millenials, it seems) who are concerned about saving […]