There are so many published negative health effects from sugar consumption, but this latest is a surprise to me. What is too much sugar intake? When more than 10% of your daily calories comes from sugar dangers arise in your body. Fruit, drinks and lots of our foods contain sugar. An extensive … [Read more...] about Sugar and Gall Bladder Cancer
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We all know intermittent chest pain can be caused by angina*, but it could also be unrelated to your heart. So many other conditions (eg. stomach or lung issues, or even anxiety) can mimic a heart condition. Pain is perceived differently from person to person. It is always better to describe your … [Read more...] about Having Chest Pain – Is it Angina?
The adult vaccination recommendations for a tetanus-diphtheria booster need to be revised, according to researchers at Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU). Their argument is that there is no convincing data to support the need for this vaccination every 10 years. Mark K. Slifka, Ph.D., … [Read more...] about Tetanus Shots Are Good For 30 Years!
A fitness device can help doctors give you better care. Treatment for 'arrhythmias' vary dependent upon how long your heart has been out of normal rhythm, so knowing exactly when a heart started beating ‘to a different drum’ permits more accurate and quicker therapy. Recently, an ER doc used a … [Read more...] about A Fitness Tracker, A Life Saver
What If… you could stop a blister from developing on your foot, whether from high heels, boots, or sneakers? Researchers published findings in the online journal, Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, that low-cost paper tape could reduce debilitating and painful blisters. An EM Doc - Grant Lipman, … [Read more...] about Paper Tape – Prevents Foot Blisters