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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...The IOM also recommended:-Control high blood pressure and diabetes, and don't smoke. Those are key risks for heart disease, and what's bad for your heart is bad for your brain.-Some medications commonly taken by seniors - including...
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Empire Readers' Council: Don't mess with Daylight Saving Time

...showing there were a few more heart attacks on the Monday after DST started. These people were already vulnerable to heart disease due to risk factors such as obesity and hypertension. While the study found an association between the Daylight Saving...
Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...use is at 45.1 percent, among the highest in the nation. Chronic cigarette smoking and spit tobacco use causes heart disease, the leading cause of death for Alaska Natives, and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American...
Report: Americans living longer

...death rates remain lower than the black and white numbers.? The 10 leading causes of death remained the same, with heart disease and cancer topping the list. Suicide is the 10th.? The suicide rate rose more than 2 percent, to 12.6 per suicide...
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Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...States has spent more than a trillion dollars on wars after the Sept. 11 attacks but does far less to prevent obesity, heart disease, cancer - even car accidents, which each year kill more people than died on Sept. 11.This month, we've watched...
Following food fashions

...perfect food. It has health benefits for a huge list of conditions including cancer, diabetes, stroke, depression and heart disease. And if you spread it in your hair, it will smother head lice. It's a salad oil, it's a cancer treatment...
When it comes to Diabetes, family support is critical to staying healthy

...and their families, it's important to work together to manage diabetes and prevent serious health problems such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney disease, and nerve damage that can lead to amputation. People with diabetes who have...
What does domestic violence look like to children?

...domestic violence looks like to children is often far worse than anything a parent can imagine. Studies show that heart disease, asthma and diabetes are often made worse by stress.What domestic violence looks like to children often means an...
Empire Editorial: Hey Juneau, get your daily dose of 'D'

...light-induced vitamin can also cause weakness in bones and joints, it has been linked with the onset of diabetes and heart disease, as well as mental disorders such as depression. "If someone is fatigued, depressed, if they just don't feel...
Mandatory congenital heart disease screenings for newborns now law be screened for congenital heart disease. Gov. Sean Parnell signed test babies for congenital heart disease is shockingly easy. You know...home with undiagnosed congenital heart disease. Larger hospitals will be required...


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