Look in the mirror at your eyes, do you see yellow deposits under the skin of your eyelids? Xanthomas are cholesterol deposits resulting from high blood levels or irregularities in your blood vessels. What can they tell doctors about your risk of heart attack or sudden death? DocHandal’s latest podcast describes the significance and importance of this physical finding. so Listen Up! to “Your Eyes Can Tell“.
Studies have shown that stress on the job places one at increased risk for heart disease. Like so many past research projects however, they looked at only men. Finally a study that looks at women –The National Institutes of Health funded the ‘Women’s Health Study‘, following over 17,000 randomized healthy working women for more than 10 years to track development of heart disease. High job strain with or without control at work – takes a toll.
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Doc’s First Aid Guide-print version with updated November 2010 CPR changes can NOW be purchased through Amazon. Also the updated English e-version is available through: DocHandal’s e-store, for your Kindle, or through Smashwords for other e-reader devices . Doc’s Guides will share medical common sense for all.
Recent studies support moderate alcohol consumption does decreases the risk of stroke and increase’s women’s life span. How much is too much? Is it okay to drink a glass, 6 days a week? Good news, for wine lovers, YES, this amount is okay for a woman who starts by mid age. Get more information from listening to DocHandal’s podcast on the health effects and benefits.
Or is it ‘Sick From the Holidays’? Why do so many folks end up in the ER over the holidays? Some instances are preventable and within one’s power to control. Have a healthy 2010 holidays this year, Listen Up to DocHandal’s podcast!
Have a read of this Adult Medical Comon Sense article that will give you the quick simple ‘What to Do’ and ‘Do Nots’ when you come upon someone Choking this holiday. This is a skill you need to learn and practice and this can best done in a CPR class.
DocHandal’s latest podcast shares the long term health results of salty diets in the teen years. Less salt means less high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke in adulthood. The numbers, the odds, the culprits and more from Doc Handal. Help your teenagers!
You do not take your nails for granted- do you? Listen up! DocHandal’s latest podcast available free from (iTunes), The long and short of about finger and toenails: basics, how nails are a clue to our overall health and their common problems.
The medical powers that be- researchers and medical practitioners the world over got together and CHANGED how CPR is done-that is ‘A-B-C’ (Airway -Breathing- Circulation) is NOW ‘C-A-B’. Want to know what this means for you? Have a listen to DocHandal’s latest on You Tube
It’s coming- a shortage of medical doctors in the US. The numbers are impressive. Part is a dramatic number retiring while fewer are incoming into medicine. The need for medical care is not decreasing but increasing. To fill this void some might say the ranks of ‘cheaper labor’ are increasing. A growth in the number of nurse practitioners (NPs & APRNs) and physicians assistants (PAs) is occurring. How are these providers different, insurance issues, training? DocHandal explains these realities in her latest FREE iTunes podcast Medical podcastDoctor Shortage-Why?