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A Mother’s Gift of Hope to Her Diabetic Son

When Brenda Novak’s 5-year-old son, Thad, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, “I was heartbroken,” she says. “We’ve become numb to diabetes, but when it happens to someone you love you realize how dangerous it truly is.” In the last decade, the cases of people living with diabetes jumped more than 40 percent — almost […]

Are You Taking Care of Your Small Dog’s Teeth?

– While Labradors have topped the American Kennel Club’s list of popular dogs for more than two decades, small dogs are gaining ground. Out of the top ten breeds, four — Yorkshire terriers, Dachshunds, Poodles (the category includes standards and miniatures) and Shih Tzus — are small breeds. The dog that made the largest jump […]

Best diet for Heart Patients

Best diet for Heart Patients Explained in hindi by Dr Pervez Ali Ahmed, Cardiologist Urgent Care Hospital,Delhi DrBole com Control your portion size How much you eat is just as important as what you eat. Overloading your plate, taking seconds and eating until you feel stuffed can lead to eating more calories than you should. […]

Fight Against Childhood Obesity Begins at Home

Schools nationwide are revamping their lunch menus, celebrity chefs are going on reality TV and First Lady Michelle Obama has started a health initiative, all to combat the same thing — childhood obesity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 25 million American children are obese or overweight, setting them up for […]

Hurting? Here’s How to Reduce Physical Pain

Chances are, you’re hurting right now. No, we’re not talking finances. (That’s a whole other story.) We’re talking the kind of long-lasting physical pain — arthritis, backaches, strains and the like — which the Institute of Medicine says at least 116 million U.S. adults experience at a cost to the nation of upwards of $558 […]

Improve Indoor Air Quality For a Healthier Home

When the weather report issues an air quality warning, some people stay indoors, but there’s no guarantee that the air in the home is any healthier than the air outside. Common indoor air pollutants such as dust mite grime, pet dander, mold, tobacco smoke, and airborne allergens and germs may be lurking about without anyone […]

In Heart Attacks, Faster Treatments Save Lives

Studies show that fast treatment makes patients more likely to survive certain types of heart attacks. According to national guidelines, heart attack patients should go from hospital door to “balloon” treatment within 90 minutes. In 2005, only half of America’s hospitals managed 90-minute door-to-balloon (D2B) times. To ensure faster treatment for more patients, the American […]

It’s Flu Season, But Don’t Forget About Colds

With the widespread concern about the H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, many Americans might forget about another threat — the common cold. While colds often prove less serious than the flu, they result in days of misery — not to mention missed work and school. And with today’s busy lifestyles and economic woes, […]

Leg Cramps & heart disease

“When I walk, I get an aching pain — like a charlie horse — in my left calf,” said Barbara, age 65. “I must be getting old.” Barbara is not alone in attributing leg pain to old age, but no one should ignore leg cramps — muscle pain that occurs while walking can herald a […]

Prevention is the Key to Food Safety

By the time you finish a contaminated meal, it’s too late to save you from illness. Contaminated food can cause problems ranging from mild upset stomach to death. Experts estimate that 5,000 Americans die from foodborne illness each year. Preventing food poisoning in the first place, rather than hoping to catch contamination upon inspection, could […]