Green leafy vegetables’ disease-fighting secret

Chronic inflammation is behind many of the diseases we now suffer from today. In fact, Harvard Health calls inflammation a, “unifying theory of disease,” and says it’s responsible for some of the worst diseases of our time — diabetes, heart disease, cancer and even Alzheimer’s. This makes lowering the levels of inflammation in your body…

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Beat the flu with these 7 tips

It’s that time of the year again… and I’m not talking about the holidays. I’m talking about flu season. With cold weather comes the flu and all its friends — body aches, fever, cough, congestion and runny nose. You need to prepare now. If you’re thinking that getting a flu shot will keep you healthy,…

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The dementia risk you can avoid

What causes Alzheimer’s? Why does it strike one person and not another? If you ask your doctor, you’ll probably learn that he’s not really sure, but that it’s genetic and that there are risk factors. But fortunately some of the risk factors associated with dementia are within your control — things like how much alcohol…

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Cooling the fire to relieve Parkinson’s symptoms

For many years, Parkinson’s was a disease that everyone knew of… but few knew much about. Why it would strike one person and not another was a mystery. Why certain people suffered more extreme symptoms than others was an unknown. We watched the progression of the disease play out in well-known figures. Robin Williams’ suicide…

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