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Food Allergies and Bad Behavior
Food Allergies and Bad Behavior
By Jaime A. Heidel
Why Your Child is not “Doing It On Purpose” By Jaime A. Heidel         Does this sound like your child? He gets good grades in school but seems puzzled by simple directions. He speaks intelligently yet gets lost on the w [read more]
Omega-3 in Fish: How Eating Fish Helps your Heart
Omega-3 in Fish: How Eating Fish Helps your Heart
If you’re worried about heart disease, eating one to two servings of fish a week could reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack by a third or more.   Doctors have long recognized that the unsaturated fats in fish, called omega-3 fatty acids, appear to [read more]
Potassium and Your Heart
Potassium and Your Heart
Potassium is a simple mineral with a crucial job: helping your heart beat. A hundred thousand times a day, potassium helps trigger your heart’s squeeze of blood through your body.   If you have high blood pressure, heart failure, or heart rhythm problems, [read more]
Stroke Survivors – Stories to Inspire
Stroke Survivors – Stories to Inspire
By Katherine Wolf
Katherine Wolf:  Former Model and Brain Stem Stroke Survivor Katherine Wolf was a 26-year-old wife and new mother breaking into the commercial modeling business in Los Angeles when she felt a little “funky” one morning. She wondered if she might be [read more]
Mini Strokes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy
Mini Strokes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy
By Louise Chang
Survival rates after mini strokes, known medically as transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), were 20% lower than expected among study participants nine years later compared to the general population.   The findings highlight the fact that TIAs are serious events th [read more]
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