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How To Prevent Osteoporosis?

September 1, 2008

If you are a woman in your early 40’s or higher, you’ve probably experienced aches and pains in your bones, at least at some point in your life. I’m barely 30, and I still experience a shooting pain in my knees when I play a lot or go for a long and steep hike.

Osteoporosis is […]

The Cinnamon Controversy

January 18, 2008

Cinnamon has been getting a lot of press lately. Most of it started in June 2007, when

reporters and newscasters were urging people to sprinkle some cinnamon on their rice pudding (or anything else they liked) because it would lower their blood sugar levels.

The hype was the result of a study from Malmo University Hospital in […]

What You Need to Know About Heart Attacks

January 16, 2008

I live in a very small town. If I don’t know someone, chances are that someone else I do know does. So, needless to say, news travels with lightning speed here.

Recently, that was the case with news that wasn’t good. A father of three was playing basketball in the gym at Newtown High School. Basketball […]

Gingerbread Men for Cancer?

November 30, 2007

Stranger leaps have been made, that’s for certain, but the December 2007 issue of Shape magazine cited two recent studies that indicate that the compounds in ground ginger help women in their battle against two different types of cancer. In the article, Woo Kyung Kim, Ph.D., a professor from Eulji University in South Korea […]