Monthly Archives: August 2013

Antibiotics

Be careful when you consider taking antibiotics. Too many antibiotics and the wrong ones are prescribed.

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Basil

Almost all herbs and spices have health benefits and they give food taste that helps with appetite. Here is useful information about basil.

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Drugs For Mental Health

Drugs for mental health generally are not very effective and they are over prescribed.

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Health Benefit of Fruit In the Diet

Eating fruit associated with decreased risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm.

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Biking

Biking for health in Texas. More cities should pay attention. But be careful around auto traffic. Cars are not friendly to bikers.

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Coffee

Coffee is a bean and drinking coffee has been shown to have health benefits. However, more than four cups a day may lead to increased risk of death. Best advice is to limit coffee to two cups in the morning … Continue reading

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Deaths Due To Obesity

About 18% of deaths in the U.S. are attributed to obesity.

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Medicine Isn’t Plumbing

Cardiac stents may open a clogged artery but it does not relieve the systemic problem that led to the obstruction. Nor does it address other obstructions that already or will exist. That requires a change in lifestyle and some medications.

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Harmful Effects Of Sugar

Feeding mice a diet consisting of 25% refined sugar proved to be harmful. About 25% of the U.S. population has a diet consisting of that much refined sugar.

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Medications Impact Performance

Medications of all types may impair performance. A sleep medication taken the night before can lead to drowsiness the next morning and difficulty driving.

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