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What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s

What You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain.


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What Causes Headaches?

What Causes Headaches? – Dan Kwartler

In ancient Greece, the best-known remedy for a long-standing headache was to drill a small hole in the skull to drain supposedly infected blood. Fortunately, doctors today don’t resort to power tools to cure headaches, but we still have a lot to learn about this ancient ailment. Dan Kwartler shares what we know (and don’t know) about headaches


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New study suggests it’s carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health

It’s not the fat in your diet that’s bad for your health – it’s too many carbohydrates, new research suggests.


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Seven Simple Ways to Improve Heart Health

Seven Simple Ways to Improve Heart Health

My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association with the goal of improved health by educating the public on how best to live. These measures have one unique thing in common: any person can make these changes, the steps are not expensive to take and even modest improvements to your health will make a big difference. Start with one or two. This simple, seven step list has been developed to deliver on the hope we all have–to live a long, productive healthy life.


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Health Therapies

Complementary & Alternative Health Therapies

This is a project for Dr. Ingrid Waldron’s Social Determinants of Health Course at Dalhousie School of Nursing – Winter 2014. Included is information on various alternative health therapies.


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