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Go Red for Women Feb. 4, 2011

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXxa2daL8G4 Show your support for fighting heart disease.  Wear Red on Friday Feb. 4, 2011 All across the country, people have been wearing red to show their support for Go Red For Women and to help raise awareness of heart disease Click here for more info on GO RED...

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GO RED for Women Friday Feb. 4th, 2011

Wear Red Day Resources Get started on your Wear Red Day campaign here! These free, downloadable tools will help you build awareness on National Wear Red Day (Friday, February 4, 2011) – or any day as you plan your event and spread awareness about heart health. CLICK HERE FOR...

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Aging in Place with Telemedicine

According to the American Telemedicine Association, about 200,000 people nationwide receive treatment in their homes via mobile monitoring units – including telehealth units. Experts say an aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, the high cost of health care and technological advances are fueling growth. A growing need for...

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What is the treatment for a dog bite?

What is the treatment for a dog bite? There are three important treatment issues that need to be addressed with a dog bite: 1. the skin damage; 2. injury to underlying tissues such as muscle, nerve, and bone; 3. and infection. It is easy to look at a dog...

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What is High Blood Pressure?

The first force occurs as blood pumps out of the heart and into the arteries that are part of the circulatory system. The second force is created as the heart rests between heart beats. (These two forces are each represented by numbers in a blood pressure reading.) The more...

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Got Osteoporosis? What to Eat?

Got Milk? Calcium is the cornerstone of strong bones. Adults up to age 50 need 1,000 milligrams per day. Beginning at age 51, women need 1,200 milligrams every day, and when men hit 71, they need to hit that mark, too. The pop star of calcium sources is undoubtedly...

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Know Your Osteoporosis Blood Test Markers

No matter which osteoporosis drug your doctor chooses for you, it’s helpful to know as much as possible about how the disease has affected you. One way to tell is to ask about your “markers.” When you’re being treated for osteoporosis, your doctor orders a blood or urine test....

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Starve a Cold, Feed a Fever?

From Chaucer in “The Canterbury Tales.” In Middle English, the phrase was “Fede a cold and starb ob feber” translated as “feed a cold and DIE of fever.” In those days people did not eat when they were sick and died from lack of food. Starve a Cold, Feed...

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