Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cherries

Some recipes with cherries.

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The Attraction of Caffeine

Teenagers prefer drinks with caffeine.

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Some Dangers From Swimming

This is a good review of the infections associated with water and swimming.

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Heart Disease, Hypertension and Pain Medications

People with coronary heart disease and hypertension who take aspirin, Celebrex, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxin (Aleve) on a regular basis over three to five years for pain are at increased risk for heart attack, stroke and death.

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Urban Versus Rural

City dwellers tend to be more healthy and live longer than country people.

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Toning Shoes

The evidence indicates that toning shoes provide no special benefit over walking with regular shoes. However, if the shoes get someone to walk, that is a benefit.

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Health Benefit of Potassium

High sodium puts the cardiovascular system at risk and potassium was linked to lower heart related death rates. It is another good reason to eat more vegetables and fruit.

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Fatty Foods

Evidence indicates that fatty foods are addicting and calorie dense. That would include most processed food and animal protein.

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European E. Coli Infection in Americans

European E. coli infections in Americans who traveled to Germany.

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Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Women

Healthy lifestyle (no smoking, BMI 25 or less, 30 minutes of daily exercise, diet consisting of vegetables, fruit, nuts, legumes, whole grains, fish, moderate alcohol) lowers the risk for sudden cardiac death in women.

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